YN19550 Project AlteaDelivery: 11 June 2021
Current Build Phase
Joining Hull & Superstructure
After the hull and superstructure are joined together, work in the shed steps up a gear. On the yacht exterior we begin the fairing and elaborate paint process. For the interior we take care of the insulation, piping, cabling and outfitting.
Cutting-edge naval architecture and smart engineering are trademarks of all Heesen yachts, but even more so for YN19550 Project Altea.
At 50 metres in length and below 500GT with a shallow draft, this yacht arguably possesses the most efficient hull form in her class. The FDHF hull design devised
by Dutch hydrodynamicists Van Oossanen has been engineered by Heesen’s in-house naval architects to deliver speed, performance, a high degree of comfort in all sea conditions and unparalleled fuel efficiency throughout the full spectrum of speeds. Built in lightweight aluminium to the highest tolerances by Heesen’s talented welding team, Project Altea displaces approximately 320 tons.
Project Altea’s contemporary profile is characterised by a long waterline and floor-to-ceiling windows. A gently reversed stem with spray rails gives her a distinctive look.
Renowned designer Cristiano Gatto has created an intimate and tranquil ambiance to help guests relax after an active day at sea. Bespoke furniture in organic shapes blend seamlessly with refined designer pieces by Minotti, Giorgetti, Flexform and Promemoria.
Warm walnut veneers, soft matt finishes and a unique, custom-designed, hand-tufted carpet by Luxury Pride create a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere on board. Project Altea offers indoor living in full comfort.
Hull type: FDHF
Exterior design: Omega Architects
Interior design: Cristiano Gatto Design Team
Length over all: 49.80 metres / 163 feet 4 inches
Beam over all: 9.10 metres / 29 feet 10 inches
Draft (half load): 2.15 metres / 7 feet 1 inch
Tonnage: approx. 499 GT
Cabins: Full-beam owner’s stateroom, one full-beam VIP suite, two double guest suites and two twin guest suites
Maximum speed (half load): 19.5 knots
Range: 3,750Nm at 12 knots
Fuel capacity: 45,000 litres / 11,900 US gallons
Fresh water: 16,000 litres / 4,200 US gallons
Main engines: 2 x MTU 12V 2000 M72
Maximum power: 2 x 1,080kW
Main generators: 2 x Zenoro, 118 kW each, 50 Hertz
Bowthruster: ZF-Marine 90kW, electrically driven
Stabilisers: Naiad Dynamics, 2 fins, type 720, zero speed
Sisterships 50m Aluminium FDHF
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