Heesen Yachts uses one of a kind under-water “wing” to provide unparalleled efficiency.
New Boats Notebook - July 2014, update on the Heesen 55M Fast Displacement
Heesen launches a technological powerhouse in a pretty package and innovates on its first 55-meter semidisplacement megayacht.
Quick off the line is Heesen’s Aurelia, which you could probably guess is tenth in the builder’s line of 37-meter (121-foot) yachts, thanks to the big racing-inspired “10” painted on her aluminum hull. The racing theme continues in everything from her exterior colors, inspired by those of Gulf Oil racing, to her four
Heesen’s Aluminum Series launches
In April 2011 Heesen released Air. The following month its first all-aluminum yacht, the 50-meter (164-foot) Satori (above), hit the water for her sea trials. Named for the first step of enlightenment toward Nirvana, she tips the scales at just under 500 gross tons (a key figure
Catch Some Air
The Netherlands-based Heesen Yachts has delivered the 47-meter (154-foot) Air (above), the sixth 47-meter in the series (the sistership to 2009’s Blind Date, 2008’s Elandess), and has three more currently under construction.
She has many classic megayacht
Not just the largest motoryacht to date for Heesen Yachts, this 55-meter (180-footer) is one of the most technologically advanced projects ever undertaken by the Dutch builder. Built entirely of aluminum, she'll meet ABS @ A1 Yachting Service AMS Class and
Looking to up his own ante on indulgence afloat, the owner of the 38-meter (125-foot) Man of Steel has commissioned Heesen Yachts to build a 50-meter successor, scheduled for delivery in 2008. Though she's far from the biggest motoryacht around, she packs an impressive array of creature comforts
Although she wasn't named after Superman, this 121-foot Heesen would make an excellent addition to the resources of the Justice League of America.
That's because Man of Steel (named for her owner's business interests in the steel industry) not only made it through a delivery from Holland to the Canary Islands in weather that was, to say the least, awful, but also did a transatlantic