“A different vision of the cruiser of tomorrow”: this is the ambitious payoff that Jeanneau claims for the new Velasco 37F, nevertheless a honest, livable and good looking flybridge.
By looking at the first photos we can’t pretend to watch something totally new. But sure, the new generation of flybridges named Velasco has now made another step forward, being this new 37F well balanced in the look, easily enjoyable, and very comfy: everything you may want from a cruiser.
The deck layout is pretty classic, with a large swim platform, a cockpit dinette covered by the sundeck overhang, and two large side decks to access the bow solarium. The side door serves the helm station and reminds of trawlers, while the vertical windscreen of the first Velasco has disappeared in lieu of a sloping one, to give a dynamic touch to the whole look.
A good contribution to livability of this boat comes from the flying bridge: not only much more space available outside, but also practical solutions to make this area a world on its own. Should the weather be troublesome, the cozy salon on the main deck features the galley to port and a dinette to starboard: all the guests can spend their time here in total relax.
Down the companionway, a master stateroom to fore, a guest cabin with two berths, and a well sized heads compete the layout.
The new Jeanneau Velasco 37F is 11.43 mt long and 3.84 wide (37 ft 6 in by 12 ft 7 in). Displacement marks around 8.2 tons, while fuel and water tanks are 800 and 330 lt respectively (211 and 87 US gal). The powertrain consists of a twin Volvo Penta D4 installation, with shaft drives.