Netherlands

Heesen Launches the Fully Custom Crazy Me

Crazy Me is the latest launch from Heesen Yachts, a builder that has made a name for itself by offering a variety of semicustom yachts. From the waterline up to the yacht’s sundeck, and in all of the rooms inside, the 164-foot Crazy Me is designed to meet all of the owner’s specifications. The exterior […]

Heesen Delivers Its Largest Yacht Yet

Earlier this month, after more than two years of construction and ahead of schedule, Heesen delivered the 213-foot yacht Galactica Star (formerly known as Project Omnia), the Dutch shipyard’s largest build to date. The concept for the vessel, which is the world’s first all-aluminum yacht with a fast-displacement hull, appeared in Robb Report’s January 2013 […]

Heesen’s Newest Megayacht Hits the Water

The Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts has launched the third hull in its 163-foot (50-meter) semi-displacement series. The yacht, which was christened Ventura by its owner, features an aluminum hull and a pair of MTU 16V engines that generate up to 7,295 hp and propel the ship to a top speed of 23 knots. When cruising […]

Icon Yachts Delivers the Megayacht Maidelle

The 205-foot Maidelle is the newest delivery from the Netherlands’ Icon Yachts and marks the third vessel based on the yard’s 63-meter platform. While Icon Yachts offers a standardized engineering package for its launches, their styling and interior design are left to the client. The owner of Maidelle selected Redman Whiteley Dixon to give the […]

Double Debutantes from Heesen

The Netherlands-based Heesen Yachts recently delivered two motor yachts, the 153-foot (46.7-meter) Lady Petra and the 147-foot (44.77-meter) Lady L, which likely will turn heads at sea. 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 […]