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

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.
New 50m Fast Displacement motor yacht YN 17850 by Heesen Yachts
Heesen superyacht YN 17850 - Image by Omega Architects and Heesen Yachts
Heesen Yachts has proudly unveiled the new 50m Fast Displacement super yacht YN 17850, designed by Omega Architects. The prominent Dutch shipyard has also launched a competition to name the new vessel.
New Director of Sales for Heesen Yachts
Thom Conboy - New Director of Sales for Heesen Yachts
The Heesen Yachts sales team has expanded, with the appointment of Thom Conboy as representative for North America, Mexico, Bahamas and Caribbean.
New Director of Operations for Heesen Yachts
Rick van de Wetering
Rick van de Wetering has replaced Hans Boerakker as director of operations at Heesen Yachts. He has also joined the Dutch yard's board of directors. Van de Wetering has more than 25 years of experience in the global superyacht industry.
New 50m fully custom FDHF motor yacht SIBELLE delivered by Heesen Yachts
Superyacht Sibelle by Heesen Yachts - Photo by Richards Vision and Heesen Yachts
The all-new 50m super yacht Sibelle (YN 17650) has been successfully handed over to her new Owner by Heesen Yachts from the Netherlands. The vessel has been superbly penned by Frank Laupman from Omega Architects.