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 … >>

Dubai International Boat Show 2019

February 27, 2019 -

We are showcasing 50-metre Rocket in partnership with BehneMar at the Dubai International Boat Show from 26 February-1 March. Powerful, elegant and fast, this full aluminium semi-displacement motor yacht with a remarkable top speed of 23 knots, will be the largest yacht exhibiting at the show, hosted in the Dubai Canal, Jumeirah. Following an increase … >>

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 … >>

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 … >>

YN 19150 Project Electra hull and superstructure now joined together

November 15, 2018 -

We are proud to announce that on Saturday 10 November 2018, the hull and superstructure of YN 19150 Project Electra were joined together at the facility in Oss. Electra is the second in the 50 metre 5000 class, which features an FDHF hull and hybrid propulsion. Based on the success of her award-winning predecessor – … >>