VanTom Heads Off From Heesen for First Time

A few shorts weeks following her christening, VanTom is conducting her initial set of sea trials. First, though, she needed to leave Heesen, looking a little different than you might expect. This first video reveals the difference. The 163-foot (49.8-meter) VanTom was out and about without her radar arch. It may seem strange for a Continue reading


11 Dutch-Built Superyachts From 2017: VIDEO

Nearly a dozen Dutch-built superyachts in nearly six minutes. That’s what you’ll see in this video, from the yachting enthusiasts of the social media site Dutch Yachting. What’s particularly fascinating is that the footage represents just the action occurring in the first half of this year. That first half started with a bang, however. January Continue reading


My, My: Project Maia Is Serial Megayacht Buyer’s New Yacht

While we don’t know his name, we do know that an American with an affinity for megayachts has made a new purchase. She’s Project Maia, a 50M Steel about six months from hand-over from Heesen Yachts. Reportedly, the buyer spent about a year researching his next step before deciding this was it. Heesen describes him Continue reading