News & Events

Commercial success: YN 19055 Project Castor is sold!

May 15, 2019 -

We are thrilled to announce that YN19055 Project Castor, the latest in the 55m FDHF Steel class, is sold. This 55 metre was started on speculation and is due for delivery in May 2020. The construction of yachts on spec in the 50-55 metre range is a key part of the successful commercial strategy of … >>


Happy Sailing, Vida!

May 9, 2019 -

We are delighted to announce that YN 18455 Vida (formerly known as Project Antares) left Dutch waters for her maiden voyage to the Mediterranean where she will meet her new owners. Vida underwent rigorous sea trials earlier in March. During four days of tests she exceeded her contracted top speed, reaching 16.4 knots with noise … >>


Hello, Masa! The newest member of our fast-growing fleet

April 9, 2019 -

We are delighted to announce that on Friday 5 April, YN 18750 was launched at the shipyard in Oss. Formerly known as Project Aster, the Owner named his new yacht Masa during a private ceremony. Arcon Yachts from Monaco introduced the client and represented his interests throughout the construction. This new yacht in the 5000 … >>


Palm Beach International Boat Show 2019

March 11, 2019 -

The 34th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show, March 28 – 31, 2019, is one of the top five boat shows in the country. The show will feature more than $1.2 billion worth of yachts and accessories, including hundreds of boats ranging from 8-foot inflatables to super yachts nearly 300 feet in length. In addition … >>


YN 18950 Project Aquamarine, the first yacht in the newly designed 5000 Aluminium Class

February 26, 2019 -

We are thrilled to present the first yacht in the newly designed 5000 Aluminium Class: Project Aquamarine. This fast-cruising, all-aluminium motor yacht sports a brand new hull designed by Heesen’s brilliant in-house naval architects, who worked closely with renowned hydrodynamicists Van Oossanen Naval Architects. Van Oossanen carried out the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) tests and … >>


Welcome Vida, our latest yacht in the 55m Steel class

February 15, 2019 -

We are proud to present YN 18455, now christened Vida and formerly known as Project Antares. Launched earlier this year on 4 January, Vida is now entering the systems commissioning phase and is getting ready for sea trials. Vida is the third in the successful 55m FDHF Steel class, which features muscular exterior lines by … >>


Irisha awarded at the Boat International Design & Innovation Awards 2019

January 28, 2019 -

We are proud to announce that Irisha won Best Exterior Styling Motor Yachts 40m to 59m at the Boat International Design & Innovation Awards 2019 in Cortina d’Ampezzo Italy. The Boat International Design & Innovation Awards were specifically devised to judge and recognise the designers responsible for the individual elements of a superyacht. Aspects of … >>


YN 19480 80.7m Cosmos behind-the-scenes insight into the technical development and testing of Heesen’s largest superyacht to date

January 17, 2019 -

Over its 40-year history, we have developed a reputation for building cutting-edge superyachts that have pushed boundaries in design, speed and efficiency. From record-breakers such as Octopussy to more recent innovators such as Galactica Star, Galactica Supernova and Home, Heesen’s facility in Oss continues to play host to remarkable superyacht projects. The latest project to … >>


Heesen set sails for an exciting 2019!

January 7, 2019 -

Heesen is set to begin 2019 with the same momentum of 2018, with the launch of Project Antares on 4 January, a 55m Steel class featuring a FDHF (fast displacement hull form) hull. Project Antares is the first of five yachts scheduled for launch in 2019 and part of a fleet of 13 yachts currently … >>


Commercial success: YN 18750 Project Aster is sold!

December 3, 2018 -

We are proud to announce the sale of YN 18750, 5000 Aluminium class, in collaboration with Arcon Yachts who introduced the client. YN 18750 – also known as Project Aster – started on speculation and is currently seven months away from delivery. This is the third contract signed in 2018 for a total of 190 … >>