Construction of Heesen’s 55m fast displacement superyacht, YN 17255 continues apace with news that the hull and superstructure have been conjoined at the builder’s facility in Oss.

YN 17255 is the product of Van Oossanen Naval Architects and features the trademark Fast Displacement Hull Form that will allow the vessel to reach a top predicted speed of 16.5 knots, with a range of 4,500nm at 13 knots.

The vessel will feature ‘extensive outdoor spaces’ including a 110sqm sun deck and a 70sqm owner’s terrace. And with tenders stored forward, there is room for a beach club, gym and swim platform aft.



Inside, Sinot has created an ‘elegant interior’ with a master suite towards the front of the main deck with a recessed balcony, and a full beam VIP on the lower deck, alongside two twin and two double cabins; this allows for accommodation of 12 guests in total.

Perry van Oossanen commented: "This 55m marks the 10th Heesen for which Van Oossanen Naval Architects have provided the naval architecture package, and the 4th based on the successful Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF). At Van Oossanen Naval Architects we believe the 55m will set a benchmark in terms of efficiency: propelling around 600 tonnes of steel and aluminum at 15 knots with only half of the power installed - 1300kW - is quite remarkable!"

The project is being managed by Bilderlings Wealth.


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