The delivery of project YN 18151 is scheduled to take place in spring 2018 after intensive sea trials in the North Sea.

New 51m under cosntruction at Heesen Yachts

New 51m under cosntruction at Heesen Yachts. Photo credit Dick Holthuis Photography

Heesen Yachts has announced that construction of project YN 18151 progresses well and that hull and superstructure are now joined.

Project YN 18151 is a 51m semi-displacement full-custom motoryacht below the 500GT threshold. The yacht features exterior lines and interior styling by Eidsgaard Design.

Commenting on the construction mileston, the Heesen board of directors says: “It is exciting to see this full-custom project take shape.

“Working with SuperYachtsMonaco, who represent the client’s commercial interest and Superyacht Technical Services, who are providing the technical support, is a very positive experience.”

Jim Evans, managing director at SuperYachtsMonaco, adds: “This is the first time we all can see the innovative exterior lines that Eidsgaard Design has created for this full-custom yacht.

“We are hugely excited to see that the translation from drawings to aluminium has worked perfectly and we believe that this yacht will generate genuine interest amongst superyacht connoisseurs.”

Photo credit Dick Holthuis Photography

Photo credit Dick Holthuis Photography

The new 51m yacht will be powered by two MTU 16V 4000 M93L diesel engines.

With naval architecture and engineering by Heesen’s in-house experts, YN 18151 is said to reach an impressive top speed of 25ks with a range of 2,425nm at cruising speed of 11ks.

The delivery of project YN 18151 is scheduled to take place in spring 2018 after intensive sea trials in the North Sea.