Heesen 56M Fast Displacement, YN 18556

Known for now simply by her hull number, YN 18556, a project at Heesen Yachts completed the first step toward becoming a 184-footer. She’s a Heesen 56M Fast Displacement. Heesen hosted the keel-laying ceremony, seen above, for the custom yacht on January 19. The shipyard is keeping most design details confidential, at least for now. Continue reading


Mulder ThirtySix Megayacht: Yours in 1 Year

Capitalizing on rising interest among some yacht buyers, Mulder Shipyard is building hull number two of the Mulder ThirtySix series on spec. The 118-footer can be in the water, with your configuration and decor preferences, in 2018. Though hull number one is still under construction, Mulder Shipyard feels the all-aluminum series is a strong draw. Continue reading


Project Smooth, for Smoother Cruising Comfort

With a name like Project Smooth, this yacht should perform about as smoothly as her styling flows. It’s no mere moniker, however. Nick Mezas Yacht Design and Van Oossanen Naval Architects joined forces to ensure the 226-footer could achieve a few key things. First, she needed to see high speed (for her length) and equally Continue reading