, 2023-01-16 06:00:55,
Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts is set to launch four major superyacht projects this year, including its most powerful project to date and the first hull in its restyled 55-metre (180-foot) Steel series.
Due for her launch at the end of the month, the 59m (193ft) Project SkyFall will be the first of the four projects to hit the water. Described as a ‘sport fisherman in yacht disguise’, the project has been designed as a sportfishing mothership complete with a fighting chair and storage for 40 rods. A power package totalling 22,000 horsepower, with four water jets, is set to deliver top speeds of 37 knots in light load conditions.
Exterior design is courtesy of Omega Architects, while the shipyard has teamed up with Harrison Eidsgaard for the interiors, which remain under wraps. Engineering has been overseen by Van Oossanen Naval Architects.
The remaining three launches of the year include the full custom 67m (219ft) Project Sparta, the 55m (180ft) Project Apollo and the 55m (180ft) Project Oslo24.
Project Sparta, its second custom launch of the year, was first presented at the Monaco Yacht Show in 2018 and marks the shipyard’s second collaboration with Winch Design. The Steel FDHF vessel features and sheer line and strong bow. The Fast Displacement Hull Form comes courtesy of Van Oossanen Naval Architects while the project is being overseen by Arcon Yachts.
Also underway at Heesen Yachts is Project Apollo – the first in the restyled 55m (180ft) Steel series. Her…
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