UPDATE, APRIL 6, 2021: Following her sale last October, Project Triton is heading for the USA. Christened Arkadia, she belongs to a family who enjoys the cruising lifestyle, and has been doing so for a while.
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With boating and yachting surging, some industry insiders report cruisers keen to buy still outnumber available yachts. Project Triton, a.k.a. Heesen YN 18850, might solve that issue, since she’s ready for delivery.
A sistership to Omaha, which saw hand over in 2018, Project Triton is hull number two in the Heesen 50M Steel series. The 164-footer (50-meter) shows off curvy, sporty appeal by Clifford Denn Design. Interestingly, the studio took inspiration from classic cars, as well as more modern ones. For instance, the grill plates to each side on the aft main deck borrow from the so-called Fisker whiskers. (Car designer Henrik Fisker incorporates lines like cat whiskers in his projects.)
Inside, meanwhile, the 499-gross-ton megayacht has a soothing, subdued ambience. Heesen chose Reymond Langton Design as its partner to create the decor and general arrangement. Therefore, Project Triton has accommodations for 12, from the main-deck owners’ suite down to four guest staterooms below. The 29-foot (9-meter) beam feels as ample as it looks throughout the megayacht, too. Lending some more visual interest, Reymond Langton Design incorporates some bold colors in artwork—and bold pieces, too. (Keep a look out for Mickey Mouse in a few places, for instance.) The studio further uses diagonal lines and striking shapes, especially on the bar in the sky lounge and in the formal dining area.
Take a tour of her alfresco areas and interior spaces through our photo gallery. The asking price is €33.9 million ($39.4 million). Note, too, that Project Triton should have a 3,800-nautical-mile range at 12 knots, with MTU power.
Clifford Denn Design clifforddenn.com
Heesen Yachts heesenyachts.com
Reymond Langton Design reymondlangtondesign.com