The shipyard built Lady Petra for company founder Frans Heesen and his wife, Petra. This is the second Heesen vessel for the founding family and the seventh in the 47-meter, full-displacement line of Omega Architects–designed Heesen yachts. Its Bannenberg & Rowell interior features a variety of precious metals that create a sleek yet inviting decor. Built in steel and aluminum, Lady Petra accommodates 12 guests in six staterooms, including an upper-deck master suite. Her twin MTU 8V 4000 M70 engines propel the yacht to a top speed of 15.5 knots with a range of 4,000 nautical miles while cruising at 12 knots. Naiad stabilizers keep everyone steady.
In Heesen’s semi-displacement 44-meter series, Lady L comes eighth, but in terms of speed, this yacht comes out on top. Like the other vessels in this line, Lady L boasts a 25-knot maximum speed, thanks to the yacht’s two MTU 16V 4000 M90 engines and the efficient Heesen aluminum hull, which in this case sports a dark blue and dark gray paint job. This is the fastest 147-foot yacht of this style on the water. Omega Architects’ Frank Laupman crafted Lady L’s tasteful interior, which accommodates 10 guests in five staterooms, including a full-beam master suite with private study. A 645-square-foot sundeck expands the livable space, as do the lounging and dining areas on the upper deck, main aft deck, and foredeck. Naiad zero-speed stabilizers ensure comfort at anchor. (www.heesenyachts.nl)