“Backbone” Promises Heesen’s Project Cosmos Will Hit 30 Knots

A buyer’s representative called Mark Cavendish, Heesen Yachts’ sales director, with a special request. Actually, two special requests. The first: a 262-footer (80-meter). The second: “She had to be fast—preferably reaching the magic 30 knots,” Cavendish says. Project Cosmos, the largest-length and largest-volume megayacht in Heesen’s history, posed a challenge. How do you keep weight Continue reading


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Project Triton Poised for Next Stage

In Greek mythology, Triton is the god who can calm or raise the seas. In yachting, Project Triton is among the megayachts coming together, literally, at Heesen Yachts. The shipyard joined the spec yacht’s hull and superstructure together to start off the month of September. The 164-footer (50-meter) is hull number two in Heesen’s 50 Continue reading