Category: Heesen Yachts

Here you can find news and reviews about high-performance motor yachts from Heesen Yachts including highlights, features, and specifications. Read more.


Heesen Joins the Superstructure and Hull on Project Orion

Heesen has announced an update on Project Orion (Hull YN 20750), as the hull and superstructure were joined together at their facility in Oss. Named after NASA’s new exploration spacecraft, 163.4ft (49.8m) Project Orion will combine hybrid propulsion with the ultra-performing Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF) on a lightweight aluminum yacht. Featured Image Credit: Ruben […]

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Heesen’s SPARTA Heads Out for Sea Trials

Measuring in just shy of 220ft (67m), SPARTA is now the largest steel yacht to have been built by Dutch shipyard, Heesen Yachts. She was recently photographed leaving the yard’s facilities, on route to the North Sea to begin her sea trials. Featured Image Credit: Heesen Yachts Winch Design completed the yacht’s exterior with timeless […]

Heesen’s ULTRA G Moves to Next Phase of the Build

Following her launch in February, Heesen Yachts’ 197ft (60m) ULTRA G (previously Project Skyfall) has been spotted making her way to Greenport, Rotterdam to have her upper deck completed over the summer.  With Omega Architects responsible for exterior yacht design, Harrison Eidsgaard for the yacht interiors and Van Oossanen Naval Architects responsible for the engineering, […]

New Design Details Revealed of Project Venus by Luca Dini and Heesen Yachts

YATCO was in attendance at a private press presentation held by Luca Dini Design and Architecture and Heesen Yachts in Forte dei Marmi last week. The presentation included an update on the interiors of Project Venus, with the yacht’s expected delivery date of Q2 2025. The 180.5ft (55m) steel fast displacement yacht features exterior yacht […]

Heesen Joins Hull and Superstructure on 55M Project Serena

Heesen has provided an update on the construction of YN 20555, code-named Project Serena, ahead of her delivery in the fall of 2024. The 180.6ft yacht’s hull and superstructure have now been joined together, following a two-day trip by sea, canal, and river from northern Holland to Oss. Joining of Superstructure  Heesen once again partnered […]

Heesen Announces Sale of YN 20457 Project Akira

First revealed at the 2019 Monaco Yacht Show, Heesen’s Project Akira has been sold during construction by Wes Sanford of Northrop & Johnson and James Corts of MarineMax bringing the buyer. Image credit: Heesen Yachts First in Class Project Akira represents the first in the Dutch shipyard’s 57m (187ft) all aluminum series of fast yachts […]

Heesen Yachts Unveils Yacht Interior of Motor Yacht Project Orion  

Heesen Yachts has revealed exclusive photos of the interior of the motor yacht Project Orion (also known as YN20750), designed by Cristiano Gatto.  In a statement to the press, the Dutch shipyard remarked: “Cristiano Gatto and his team have been working closely with the shipyard’s engineers to create an interior that is not only unique […]

Heesen Lays Keel on Eighth 55m Project Venus 

Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts announced the keel laying of its latest 55m motor yacht called Project Venus (YN 20655). The eighth keel from the shipyard’s hugely successful Steel Series.  The shipyard describes the yacht as ‘bold and masculine’ and is the work of Frank Laupman of Omega Architects. In a statement to the press, Heesen […]

Heesen Yachts Shares Construction Update on Project Jade

Project Jade is a 50-meter semi-displacement, fast all-aluminum motor yacht below 500GT and is on track to be delivered to her owner in Spring 2024. Heesen 50-Meter Semi-Displacement Yacht Series Project Jade’s construction remains on schedule and the shipyard released details of the engine installation and the joining of the hull and superstructure this week. […]

Heesen Yachts Launches Motor Yacht YN 19755, 55m M/Y RELIANCE

Heesen Yachts celebrates the successful launch of its latest motor yacht YN 19755. Formerly known as Project Gemini, the yacht will now be called 55m M/Y RELIANCE and is set to be delivered later on this year.   Heesen’s innovative approach to building on spec allowed the clients to join the build process 15 months into […]

Heesen’s BOOK ENDS Motor Yacht Finishes Sea Trials

Heesen’s latest 50m superyacht BOOK ENDS has successfully completed sea trials in the North Sea and has been delivered to her new owner. The yacht, launched earlier this month, was previously known as Project Sapphire. She is the second superyacht in the shipyard’s semi-displacement 5000 Aluminum Class, which is designed by the in-house team with support […]

Project AKIRA Underway at Heesen Shipyard

As witnessed by an ABS surveyor, construction has begun at the Heesen shipyard on Project Akira, YN 20457. The first in a new series of high-speed aluminum yachts by the yacht builder, she has an enclosed volume of about 780 gross tons, boasts a lightweight and highly efficient Fast Displacement Hull Form that will bring […]

Women in Yachting – An Interview Series Part 6: Sara Gioanola, PR & Press Office Manager at Heesen Yachts

Year after year, women in yachting have taken a larger and more significant role in the industry. They are emerging as powerful, effective, and efficient – as much as men in yachting, and have gone beyond the role of charter broker. Here, YATCO takes the time to get to know some of these women – […]

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