Heesen Yachts

Heesen Yachts of Holland is a large and sophisticated builder and designer of modern luxury superyachts. Heesen is a very well established yachting company which produces large private motor yachts which have cutting edge technology, build technique and the traditional quality associated with continental Dutch craftsmanship. Meticulous attention to detail and expertise, at every level of the build, results in better performance and superior luxury yachts.

Heesen Yachts is a large yacht builder with a growing superyacht fleet of successful custom and semi custom yachts. The company motto is "A Heesen is a Heesen because we are dedicated to this principle: the performance of luxury."

The Brief History of Heesen:

Back in 1978, in Oss, the Netherlands Frans Heesen bought a shipyard as a potential site for his new yacht building company. Keeping the yard’s ship building activities alive 28 metre Amigo the first yacht bearing the Heesen name was launched. Since then, Hessen has designed, built and delivered well over 150 superyachts in the past 30 years. In the years following humble beginnings Hessen Yachts has become a shipyard which is unparalleled in their experience as a world leading builder of aluminium luxury yachts.

Heesen has won many awards and accolades over the years when building their yachts - no two of them alike -  and all of them delivered on time.

Latest Heesen Yachts News

World Superyacht Awards 2015 Guests to enjoy amazing tours of some of the world’s leading shipyards
Heesen Shipyard, founded in 1978
Guests of the 2015 World Superyacht Awards will have a unique chance to look behind the scenes of Dutch shipbuilding. They are invited to enjoy the tours of impressive shipyard facilities of such world-renowned superyacht builders as Amels or Royal Huisman.
Video: Heesen Yachts at the 2015 Dubai International Boat Show
A video showing Heesen Yachts and its authorised dealer for UAE, Al-Futtaim Marine, at last month's Dubai International Boat Show 2015.
Video from construction of 1988 Heesen motor yacht OCTOPUSSY
A video showing construction of the 44-metre Heesen super yacht Octopussy (ex Octopussy 007), originally launched as the world’s fastest yacht on April 9, 1988.
Heesen motor yacht Project NOVA (hull 17850)
50m superyacht Project NOVA (hull 17850)
Facebook followers of Heesen Yachts voted for hull 17850 to now bear the name 'Project Nova' through construction. the The 50m fast displacement superyacht Project Nova has been superbly penned by Omega Architects.
Motor yacht ALIVE – The first Superyacht equipped with Hull Vane by Van Oossanen Naval Architects
Heesen superyacht Alive (hull 17042) with a Hull Vane by Van Oossanen NA
The Heesen YN17042 FDHF motor yacht Alive is the first vessel of a new 42 meter series for Heesen Yachts that features a further development of Fast Displacement Hull Form, as well as the first application of the Hull Vane, both invented by Van Oossanen Naval Architects. The result is a 42 meter vessel that requires 35% less power than any comparable yacht.