ValkVlet 1190, 1980 Dutch steel river motor cruiser.



Price: £29,500 GBP
Location:   Mistley, N.Essex  CO11  1NG  GB
Make:  De Valk of Holland
Year: 1980
Condition: Good, requires commissioning and routine maintenance
Category: Power Motor Cruiser
Class: Aft Cabin
Keel Type: Full Keel


A ValkVlet 1190, Dutch steel motor cruiser built in 1980. She was bought into the UK in 2015.
A new 4 cylinder Yanmar diesel engine was installed in 2012 with very low hours, 576hrs.

Some refitting was last carried out on her in 2018.
A robust motor yacht built by De Valk, Holland with a single engine
built for stability and comfort rather than speed.Traditional Dutch design, built in steel with a pleasing sheer

a rounded stem a long straight keel and two bilge keels ( sits upright if/ when taking the ground. )

Air draft of just 3.2m (with the mast lowered), she would be great on the Thames or the Broads, cruising the coast, Scotland.
She has a holding tank, bow thruster, a hydraulic steering and an electric anchor winch.
Presently sat, under cover ashore 2012, requires re commissioning.


As she is June 2021


Nominal Length: 11.90m
Length Overall: 11.90m
Length Of Deck: 11.00m
Length At Water Line: 10.75m


Beam: 3.65m
Draft: 1.10m
Air Draft: 2.25m
Max Draft: 1.10m

Engine Power: 85hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 5/6     Cabins: 3
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 6


Builder: P.Valk Yachts of Holland
Designer: Gillissen
Boat Name: Asteria


Hull Material: Steel 6mm plated
Hull Design: Semi Displacement, small bilge keels.

As she was 2015


Engine Description: 4 cylinder Yanmar diesel engine, installed new in 2012. Shaft driven to single rudder.
Water cooled  keel cooled , Borg Warner Velvet drive gear box 3:1 ratio.
Shaft driven


Steel hull. Epoxy paint finish, small bilge runners. Long fixed standing keel. Shallow drafted round bilge.
Superstructure painted steel. Teak deck laid on top. Cockpit fitted out in varnished hardwood.


Good generous headroom of 6ft 3 ins throughout her accommodation.
Open deep centre cockpit, Hard wood construction, varnished finis. Two large stowage bins aft. 1 for the gas locker ( 2 x bottles) the other for the fenders and warps.

Laid teak cockpit sole. Entrance through full length double doors into the day cabin. Portside forward is the helm position, helm and navigators seats.

The cabin is panelled out with purpose built stowage cupboards. Racking for the stowage of charts and manuals on both cabin sides.

Large windows with venetian blinds on both sides. Laid teak cabin sole. A futon seat would make a small double berth and there

is a free standing drop leaf dining table with fold down with slatted teak seats. Loose cockpit cushions.

Forward to a lower level Galley facility. Small Weaco fridge with a 4 x gas burner hob. A single stainless steel sink. Stowage cupboards with pots pans, table ware and glassware.
Opposite port side is the heads compartment. ( She has a black tank )
In the Forepeak, two “V” berths,6ft 3 ins in length, access hatch to foredeck
Small aft cabin: 2 x 5ft 6ins berths
Pressurised Hot water system, a calorifier


Fenders and warps.
Staff and holder. All round rope fendering.
Screen wipers. Clear view rotating screen
Wooden communication mast in tabernacle sited on coach roof.  ( air draft of 3.2m when lowered)

Navigation Equipment:

Navigation light in boxes mounted on the coach roof
Wheel steering from an internal helm position.

Sailor Compact VHF RT2048 radio
Blaupunkt radio
Echo sounder
Log / distance recorder- Nasa Stingray
Furuno 1940 Radar.
Clock Barometer.

Safety Equipment:

s/s Pushpit and Pulpit.
Stanchions and Guard wires.

Gas detector
Lifebelt with light
2 x Auto bilge pumps 1 x manual pump.
Fire Blanket
3 x Fire extinguishers (expiry dates unchecked)
Safety lines