Linssen Grand Sturdy 450 AC Variotop
Is that a Linssen 500 AC Variotop®? That’s a logical question if you see the new 450 AC Variotop® approaching in the distance. The similarity with our top model is striking, both inside and outside. The differences can be summed up as follows: 2.70 metres in the total length and only 2 metres in the hull length. That’s the biggest difference compared with the 500.
There are, of course, differences between the new Linssen 450 AC Variotop® and the 500 AC Variotop®. But the DNA of both Grand Sturdy models is identical. We made a very deliberate choice to use the 500 as a basis when we started designing the 450. With a length of 13.75 metres and a width of 4.65 metres, the 450 is shorter and narrower. However, these are the perfect dimensions for applying our Variotop® concept. The 450 will be the smallest member of our Variotop® series and that will remain so in the future.
Stress-free from the north to the south of France
Many boating enthusiasts and yacht owners have it high on their bucket list: ‘taking the shortcut’ from the Netherlands to the Mediterranean. And rightly so. It is a fantastic experience, particularly with a Linssen, to sail from north to south through a splendid system of canals and more than 225 locks. From the Meuse to the Canal de l’Est (Branche Nord), Canal de l’Est (Branche Sud), Petite Saône, Saône and Rhône. Thanks to its ideal dimensions, you can make this voyage with the new 450 comfortably and entirely stress-free. That is the big advantage of downsizing: your sailing area is extended. The 450 means living the high life in France, free and without a care.
Centre Line Traffic
If you examine the artist’s impressions carefully, you will discover a difference on deck with the Linssen 500 AC Variotop®. The 500 has two off-centre steps on the aft of the yacht, while the 450 – just like the 40.0 AC and 45.0 AC – is equipped with Centre Line Traffic. Or to put it another way, a single and comfortable passageway to gain the maximum space from the slightly shorter aft deck.
Virtual tour of the interior
|Basic Specification||Linssen Grand Sturdy 450 AC Variotop|
|LOA x beam overall x draft||± 13,75 x 4,65 x 1,20 m|
|Minimum air draft:||± 3,49 m|
|Headroom FC/saloon/AC/Steering saloon:||± 2,00 / 1,98 / 1,98 / 2,00 m|
|Tank capacity||± 2x 750 ltr diesel fuel|
|Water capacity||± 720 ltr|
|Holding tank capacity||± 550 ltr|
|Weight/displacement:||± 22.500 kg / ± 22,5 m3|
|Engine Grand Sturdy 450 AC Variotop||2x 5 cil. Volvo Penta Diesel|
|Type D3-110; 2x 82 kW (2x 110 HP)|
|Emission compliance: EPA Tier 3, EU RCD Stage II, BSO II|
|Variotop® series||Excl BTW/VAT||incl 21% BTW/VAT|
|Grand Sturdy 450 AC Variotop®||€ 837.000,-||€ 1.012.800,-|
|Grand Sturdy 480 AC Variotop®||€ 996.000,-||€ 1.205.200,-|
|Grand Sturdy 500 AC Variotop®||€ 1.210.000,-||€ 1.464.100,-|
|Variodeck series||Excl BTW/VAT||incl 21% BTW/VAT|
|Grand Sturdy 500 Sedan Variodeck||€ 885.000,-||€ 1.070.900,-|
Maasbracht, 17.11.2020 SE&O
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