Heesen launches world’s first Fast Displacement steel-hulled yacht over 50 metres

Alasdair Whyte
By Alasdair Whyte May 4, 2015 10:39

Heesen launches world’s first Fast Displacement steel-hulled yacht over 50 metres

Heesen Yachts have launched YN 17255 – the world’s first Fast Displacement steel-hulled yacht over 50 metres – at a private ceremony in Oss.

The owners have christened their new yacht Azamanta.

Her sea trials will take place in the North Sea and is due for delivery in July 2015.

Heesen Yachts will also be launching Ann G, a 50 metre full-custom motoryacht, later this month. The vessel, constructed under project name YN 17350, is scheduled for delivery to her owner in July 2015. Heesen also delivered 47 metre Asya to her owners in March earlier this year.


Name: Azamanta

Builder: Heesen Yachts
Length: 55.0m / 180’5″

Exterior Design: Omega Architects
Interior Design: Sinot Design
Naval Architect: Van Oossanen / Heesen Yachts
Classification: LR, MCA Compliant

Guests: 12
Crew: 14
Beam (max): 9.6m / 31′ 5″
Draught: 3.15m / 10′ 4″
Max speed: 16.5 knots
Range: 4,500 nautical miles
Propulsion: 2x MTU 12V4000M63
Hull: steel
Superstructure: aluminium

Alasdair Whyte
By Alasdair Whyte May 4, 2015 10:39
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