Progress Apace for Project Antares

The code-named Project Antares marked another major milestone in May. About a month after she gained an owner, she saw her superstructure and hull welded together. Also known as Heesen YN 18455, Project Antares is a 181-foot (55-meter) megayacht, part of the builder’s 55M Steel series. To that point, she has a fast-displacement hull design. Continue reading


Book Ends Becomes Latest Heesen Awaiting Hand Over

PHOTOS: Dick Holthuis UPDATE, JUNE 16, 2017: Book Ends is now en route to Gibraltar to welcome her owners for their first cruise. Read on for our original article.   Started as Project Ruya, Heesen hull number 17947 now carries the name Book Ends. Heesen revealed the news, with the images here, via Facebook. Pictured Continue reading