Dutch manufacturer Steeler Yachts has teamed up with Southampton-based broker Imperial Motor Yachts to take on the UK market

One of the fastest growing names in the Netherlands has returned to the UK market, as Steeler Yachts has teamed up with Imperial Motor Yachts.

The Dutch manufacturer will be working with the Southampton-based broker to bring its radical cruiser designs back into Britain.

CEO Hans Webbink said: “Steeler Yachts is spreading its wings throughout Europe.” He added that the partnership will allow Steeler to continue its approach of building every boat to order, working with the input of Imperial Motor Yachts.

Meanwhile, Michael Miller, managing director of Imperial Motor Yachts, said that the Steeler range’s impressive fuel efficiency should make it very popular in the UK.

“Increasingly, clients are asking us about fuel economy and Steeler Yachts certainly deliver in this respect,” he added.

Recent sea trials on the Steeler NG43 Offshore returned a fuel consumption rate of 0.8mpg at 23 knots.

The firm’s most recent model, the Steeler FF46 (pictured above), was launched at the 2015 Dusseldorf Boat Show and our full sea trial review will be published in an upcoming issue of Motor Boat & Yachting.