Heesen YN 19055 Project is sold!
Heesen YN 19055 Project is sold. We are delighted that on May 14 was launched at the Dutch facility in Oss on schedule for its delivery in August.
Thanks to the drastic measures adopted in our production processes and in the offices, we managed to introduce the necessary physical distance. By halving the number of employees working in the shipyard at any one time by working in two shifts, we did not lose productivity and increased flexibility.
Rupert Connor from Luxury Yacht Group who represents the client, comments: “We have been beyond impressed with how the Heesen team adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic. They have adjusted their working hours to increase social distancing yet retain optimal man-hours on our project and preserve an on-time, high-quality delivery which is no small feat in these challenging times.”
The latest model from Heesen, the 55m FDHF Steel class is sold. The construction of yachts on spec in the 50-55 metre range is a key part of the successful commercial strategy of Heesen.
In a world is the instant gratification has become an integral part of our lifestyle. The opportunity to shorten the delivery time. To close the deal Rupert Connor from Luxury Yacht Group introduced the client and worked closely both with Thom Conboy to Heesen US office. The US operation has been responsible for the sale of six yachts. The US operation has been responsible for the sale of six yachts. That confirms the importance of the US market for Heesen.
At 760GT, Project Castor is the most voluminous 55m currently offered by a Northern European shipyard. YN 19055 will be powered by two MTU 8V 4000 M63 diesel engines. She will reach a top speed of 15.5 knots and will boast a range of 4,500 nautical miles. This is possible at a cruising speed of 13 knots. This outstanding performance is possible thanks to the proven design and engineering platform. The Heesen 55mtr FDHF Steel offers exceptional seakeeping qualities and more frugal fuel.
Bannenberg & Rowell have designed a smart and approachable interior décor. Layered neutral tones combine to create an environment that has wide appeal. Smoked Oak Chevron parquet flooring, Calacatta and Pietra Grey marbles are utilized throughout. Fine materials compliment comfort with smart design and aesthetic appeal.
“We are excited to hear that Project Castor has new and very experienced owners.” The owners like the combination. This is considered interior and exterior spaces. Large windows, and a Bannenberg & Rowell with sinuous lines and some clever spatial manipulation. We look forward to working with everyone to deliver a great boat.”
Twelve guests are accommodated in six staterooms, with the owner’s 82-square-meter apartment located on the main deck. Designed with chic versatility, is this the perfect place to enjoy drinks at the stylish bar. Enjoy sink into the comfortable sofa to watch a movie.
Retracting glass doors with the floor-to-ceiling windows create an exceptional inside-outside feeling. The large fixed swim platform and multifunctional beach club are other areas.. Where guests can enjoy the indoor-outdoor connection. This space epitomises the best of the yachting lifestyle. It combines easy access to the ocean with gym and wellness facilities.
Project Castor will be delivered after rigorous sea trials in the North Sea. The sistership – YN 19255 Project Pollux – is in build and will be delivery in Fall 2020.