Heesen Yachts Splashes Two More

It has been a busy year for Netherlands-based Heesen Yachts, which launched two boats in July—the 115-foot (35-meter) Galactica Plus and the 154-foot (47-meter) My Secret—making a total of five new releases from Heesen this year. And, 10 more yachts are scheduled to launch through 2015.

While not much information is yet available, we can report that both vessels sport exterior styling by Omega Architects, a regular for Heesen’s exteriors. The fully custom, all-aluminum, semi displacement Galactica Plus also showcases an interior from Omega Architects and boasts a 22-foot beam. Two MTU 16V 2000 M94 engines power Galactica Plus to a top speed of 27 knots, and at 11 knots this vessel boasts a 1,400-nautical-mile range. It is built to ABS class and is MCA compliant.

My Secret (project name California), an efficient steel-hulled, full-displacement motor yacht with an antiwave bulbous bow, features an interior by London-based Bannenberg & Rowell. The design firm gave the yacht a 1940s and 1950s California-style decor, featuring bleached wenge floors and white elm paneling, matched to stainless ssteel, leather, and marble details. Five staterooms, including a main-deck master suite, accommodate 12 guests.

Built to Lloyd’s and MCA standards, this yacht powers up to a 15-knot maximum speed and has a 4,000-nautical-mile range at 12 knots, all thanks to two MTU 8V 4000 M63 engines. (www.heesenyachts.nl)

Read Next Article >>
The new submersible is the company’s most compact model yet…
The 590-foot gigayacht leaves the shipyard approximately a year after launch.
Interior highlights include a marble-topped sushi bar and a nearly 2,500-square-foot wellness deck…
Or cruise around New England this summer in the stunning Mangusta-built yacht…
Potential features include solar panels, a cinema, a ballroom, squash and basketball courts, and...
The shipyard has revealed details about the first yacht in the series…
With a deck clad in teak, a leather-and-aluminum-trimmed cockpit, and dual 435 hp Volvo engines...
The new fast displacement vessel features a hull design that combines the best of planing and...
The first launch from the new Sunreef 80 Carbon Line (www.sunreef-yachts.com) is Levante, a...
The new yacht will have seven decks and accommodate as many as 36 guests...