• 53.8333'
  • 2017
  • Groningen, Netherlands
  • 1 240 000 €

ABOUT 1640

Performance, precision, and exquisite execution of design and aesthetics, the No Limit Ships offers a unique perspective to cruising in safety and comfort. Built to withstand adverse conditions and proven to deliver kindly sea keeping and smooth riding features, the No Limits Ship is the ultimate yacht for shorthandling gentle passages or outrunning threatening weather. The NLS 1640 will cruise very economically at 10 knots and at the same time will run at 25 knots through heavy seas.

The No Limit Ships are built to CE-classification A and approved as an independent power motor yacht for cruising all the world seas with waves of 4 meters or higher (wind exceeding 8 Beaufort). 

"Four Seasons" a NLS 1550 recently crossed the Northern Atlantic from Holland. She will be on display at the Yachts Miami Beach show on Collins Ave, slip 117. Please navigate to their blog to read all about this exciting adventure.  






  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: NO LIMIT SHIPS
  • Category: Motor Yacht
  • Model: All Purpose Super Ship
  • Model Year: 2017
  • YearBuilt: 2017
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: VAT Exempt
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: Enclosed Pilothouse
  • Fly Bridge: Yes
  • Cockpit: Yes
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 2/6 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 53' 10" (16.41m)
  • LWL: 45' 3" (13.79m)
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 17' 7" (5.36m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 4' 3" (1.30m)
  • Clearance: 11' 3" (3.43m)
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 10 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: 1,000 RPM
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: 25 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: 2,400 RPM
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 55,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 265 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 105 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,000 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 2
  • Heads: 2
  • Sleeps: 6
  • State Rooms: 2
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Steel
  • Deck Material: Aluminum
  • Hull Configuration: Deep Vee
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: No Limit Ships
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: Awlgrip
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Volvo Penta
  • Model: D11 670
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

Vessel Walkthrough

 Boarding is by side deck stanchion gates on starboard and port sides to forward starboard watertight door leading to salon and navigation center. Access also by swim platform and transom gate to cockpit and a watertight door to salon. Forward to navigation steering continuing down 7 stairs on starboard side to galley and lower salon. Passage aft through galley to guest stateroom. Passage forward through lower salon to master stateroom.


Volvo EVC system allows the most efficient fuel burn for an economical running ship 
Motor control Volvo-Control EVC system in the exterior and interior control stand
Raymarine Electronics package
Motor instruments in the interior control stand with tachometer, oil-pressure gauge and voltmeter.
Hydraulical steering control wheel and joystick in the interior and with joystick in the exterior control stand.
Morse controls
Bow thruster 1,157 ft.lbs.


Combined upper salon and wheelhouse is an inviting area with  large windows giving a panoramic 360 degree view.


  • Cherry paneling throughout vessel
  • Anti-rolling safety wood grabrails
  • Gebo Themic line double pane windows
  • Windows equipped w/solar blinds
  • Wood, laminate, or carpet flooring throughout
  • Central heating for floor underlayment
  • Chart box in dashboard
  • Corner L-shaped bench seating with stowage drawers
  • 4 person dining telescoping table converts to berth
  • Racero Helm seat
  • Companion helm seat with 2 stowage drawers
  • Radio/CD player w/2 speakers & 2 speakers in galley & 2 on flybridge.
  • Full length starboard side cabinet
  • LED ceiling lights


Access down seven stairs to galley situated on port side L shaped configuration.


  • Marlan solid polymer counter surface with integrated double sink and faucet.
  • Electric 4 burner glass stove
  • Bench seating
  • Bench seating with convertible 6 person telescoping dinnette.
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Microwave/convection oven
  • Cupboard on aft bulkhead
  • Cupboard on forward bulkhead
  • Upper cupboard on both sides of the fore bulkhead one w/integrated range hood.
  • Moonlight opening ceiling hatches w/screens
  • Moonlight acrylate windows w/ screens
  • Cabin one way SS exhaust vents
  • Installed counter trash bin

Aft Cabin Area

Entrance is through privacy door aft of galley
  • Large custom double sized bed
  • Wall lamp
  • Hanging closet and 3 drawer cabinet
  • Opening porthole w/screen

Aft Cabin Head


Located within the aft stateroom area.



  • Electric head
  • Marlan molded sink & counter w/vanity
  • Cabinet
  • Behind head cabinet

Master Cabin


Forward cabin door opens to master cabin
  • Large double bed
  • Underberth drawer
  • 2 wardrobes
  • Upper & lower level cabinets
  • Wall lamps
  • Opening moonlight windows w/screens & solar shade
  • Opening portholes w/screens

Master Head

Located port side in master cabin area
  • Walk-in Shower
  • Washer/dryer
  • Electric head
  • Marlan counter w/integrated sink and vanity
  • Opening portholes w/screens


The newest No Limits are equipped with a Can bus controlled decentralised electrical power system. The system uses One Buton Control. Using this feature the ship can be set in different modes using one single button. For example Running mode and Docking mode. The modes are presettings and can always be overruled by switching individually consumers. This system makes the ship very user-friendly. 
  • 2 x Volvo Penta D11- 670 engines rated each at 670hp
  • Startup/shutdown engine access switches in engine room
  • Watercooled exhaust sytem with waterseal
  • Double watercoolcircuit (intercooling)
  • Hydraulic reversing clutches
  • Flexible clutches
  • Water lubricated propeller shafts
  • 4 blade bronze propellers
  • Composite rudders, suspension without hoe bearings
  • Bilge pumps


Maintenance free access to wiring feeds

  • 24 Volt
  • Empir-bus decentralized power distribution
  • Victron Quatro inverter-charger 8000 W
  • A DC/DC converter 24/12 volt
  • Generator 120 volt 60 Hz 
  • A quay connection with isolating transformer
  • 120V outlets throughout vessel
  • Air conditioning



  • Navigational lights
  • Decks made of 4mm Corten steel
  • Triclad strip bonding
  • Fold down aluminum radar arch mast
  • Electrical Lofrans anchor winch with chain ejecting through
  • hawse hole
  • Stainless steel klipanchor with 50 meters chain
  • Anchor containment with hatch on the
  • forecastle
  • Control with remote cable connected on anchor locker
  • Stainless steel anchor plate at the ship’s skin
  • Deck washdown

Cockpit & Swim Platform


  • Perimeter bench seating integral to hull with 4 lockable stowage lockers
  • Optional center mount removable table
  • Transom door with integral swim ladder

Hull Construction

Deep-V with sprayrails, swimming platform and half tunnels for flow against and run off propellers. Triclad (explosion bounded material) fixing aluminum superstructure to steel hull. Superstructure and cockpit are constructed of 5mm aluminum.


  • 2 component primer and coating exterior
  • Side decks are coated with an anti slip paint
  • Hull interior is coated with a heavy corrosion preventive coating
  • Hull color upon consultation w/owner
  • PU foam insulation
  • Hull struts 15" OC
  • Engine integrated hull mount frames
  • Superstructure and cockpit are 5mm aluminum
  • Bulkheads of Corten 4mm steel
  • Outer doors and windows in waterproof bulkheads of aluminum, closing with toggels and rubber packing.
  • SS Searailing
  • 13 SS cleats
  • Anodes 8 pieces, sunk-in in the skin and replaceable.
  • 1 ringanode on each propeller shaft.
  • 1 piece on the bow thruster propeller frame
  • Anodes
  • Ring anodes on propeller shafts
  • Anode on nose propeller frame



Gebo Thermic line double glass in anodized aluminium sections with interior frame.
  • Moonlight acrylate scuttles on deck with wire mesh screen & solar shade
  • Moonlight acrylate window casement bull’s eyes with wire mesh screen.
  • SS cabin roof top vents
  • Aluminum superstructure

Henshaw Tube Rib Stabilization

The ship is equipped with a hypalon air filled tube split into 8 compartments and equipped with an automatic pressure system.


 The unique 'one man in control philosophy' of the No Limit makes it possible that you are always free to go. Not dependent by others to enjoy the most of your yacht. 

This is a yacht for doing, and with enough power and range for any sportsman's appetite, such as exploring, playing, diving and fishing, and all this with the elegance of a world-class superyacht. 

The No Limit will always express your own personality and create an atmosphere of your very personal lifestyle.

Design Options


No Limit Ships has designed and executed a wide range of design options. Many of their customers have benefitted from their expert fitting techniques. Cabin berth arrangements, flybridge stations, fabrics, colors, woods, and layouts are some of the options available to consider.

Please contact JW Yachts and we will be happy to send you photos of commissioned vessels built at the NLS shipyard.

Professional & Commercial Options

JW Yachts is proud to be the exclusive dealer for No Limit Ships in North America. Please contact JW Yachts for a list of used No Limit Ships available today.

A professional/commercial version is available. No Limit Ships also builds vessels for hydrographic surveying, port & harbor surveying, oil & gas pipeline inspection, dredging and land reclamation related surveying.

Superior performance of the No Limit yachts and survey vessels is achieved by constant innovation, using the newest technology and equipment to design ships to your needs. 
As an active member of "The Hydrographic Society" No Limit Ships knows that every professional organization active in ocean surveying has different needs for its specific surveying activities, hence every No Limit survey vessel is custom built, specially for their clients exclusive usage situations. A nearly completed professional vessel will allow its owner to perform hydrographic sonar analysis at a high constant speed of 20 knots without the worry of sub surface water bubbling interference commonly occurring with other competitive vessels.

  • Multi Purpose Vessel
  • Survey / Crew / Mail / Guard / Patrol and Project Staff Vessel
  • Lloyds Register Class 100A1 SSC PATROL MONO HSC G2 LMC