Heesen has confirmed the delivery of 50m Monaco Wolf - YN 16650 – to her owners following sea trials in the North Sea. According to the yard the vessel exceed her contractual speed by 0.4 knots ‘with very low levels of noise and vibration’.

Owner’s representative, Howard Lowe from Royale Oceanic commented: “During the first day of sea trials we had the chance to test the vessel in moderate weather conditions with wind force 3 / 4 and waves around one metre. We met all requirements and the yacht performed well. Monaco Wolf is now ready to be extensively used and enjoyed during the summer season in the Med.”

"It doesn't get any better than this,” commented Rupert Nelson, sales director for Burgess in Monaco. “From contract signing in early February, to delivery on June 2nd, in just four short months this experienced owner will be enjoying his new yacht! This is a fitting testimony to Heesen shipyard's continued commitment to providing pedigree yachts with reduced delivery times that the current market seems addicted to."

Monaco Wolf is typical, in appearance, of a Heesen, thanks to yet another collaboration with longtime partner Frank Laupman of Omega Architects. The impressive turn of pace is thanks to a combination of the trademark semi-displacement aluminium hull design and the 16V 4000 M73L MTU engines.

A Heesen statement read, This positive result was possible thanks to the efficient team work between the well-established Heesen shipyard working group and the Owner’s team who strenuously worked together to deliver to the Owner and his family a vessel that will exceed their expectations. 

Image courtesy of Dick Holthuis.

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