Heesen’s Project Alida Gains Owners, for Delivery in July

Another Fast Displacement motoryacht from Heesen now has a buyer. Project Alida will find herself in her experienced owners’ hands in time for the summer season. Similar to most Heesen builds, Project Alida began on spec. The 740-gross-ton megayacht employs Van Oossanen Naval Architects’ proven Fast Displacement Hull Form, which permits fuel-efficient cruising throughout the Continue reading


Heesen Project Maia Premieres

The latest in Heesen’s 50M full-displacement series premiered to the press today at the Dutch shipyard. She’s Project Maia, set for hand-over in 2018. Heesen turned to two studios, previous collaborators, for styling and interior design of the steel-hulled megayacht. Clifford Denn Design drew inspiration from a number of sports cars for the sleek, curvy Continue reading


Palm Beach Show Adds Rybovich as Satellite Superyacht Space

Thirty-two year after it started, the Palm Beach International Boat Show is seeing more interest from megayacht builders and buyers than before. As a result, show organizers have added Rybovich Superyacht Marina as a secondary location. It will host megayachts exceeding 200 feet (about 61 meters). The show, from March 23 to 26, has long Continue reading