The best yacht designs start from the inside out. In other words, they take the accommodations and systems’ needs into account first. Xventure, a proposal from Heesen Yachts and Winch Design, started with an Intrepid idea… as in, an Intrepid 375 sportfisherman. This tender, and her double-height tender garage, are your first hints that Xventure
Chartering yachts has its advantages. A frequent charterer who decided to step into ownership has signed a deal with Heesen Yachts. Project Sparta, a 220-footer (67-meter), draws on his experiences along with a concept design from Heesen. Project Sparta joins a long line of fast-displacement megayachts from the shipyard and Van Oossanen Naval Architects. Specifically,
If you are accustomed to seeing sailing superyacht hulls turned at Royal Huisman, you are in for a pleasant surprise. The project code-named Phi, a motoryacht whose lines are a closely guarded secret, completed her hull flip this week. Phi gets her name from the so-called Golden Ratio, a study in balance and harmony of design.
You read that numeral right. Twenty-two thousand horsepower will roar from within the newest Heesen megayacht under contract. Project Skyfall needs this power punch because her owner plans to back down on plenty of big fish while attempting to reel them into the yacht’s cockpit. The owner made a seemingly unusual shipyard choice for a
Changing attitudes mean changing yacht design and construction. Buyers want more fuel efficiency, plus further options to be even more environmentally mindful. They additionally want more room for comfortable living, without the regulatory hurdles that come with large-volume megayachts. They’ve gotten smarter, so Royal Huisman is following suit, with Sangi. “Change” in the Esperanto language,
PHOTOS: Jeff Brown and Lionel Bouffier More and more, megayacht buyers realize they can enjoy impressive speed without compromising on impressive range. This discovery led to the launch of Samurai, which makes her global debut at the Monaco Yacht Show this week. Built in Turkey by Alia Yachts, she is a remarkable performer thanks to