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The underrated and highly complex brief of a naval architect is to bring together all of the various, oftentimes conflicting, processes and people necessary to bring a new build to life. Yet exactly what a naval architect does, how this differs to the job of a designer and how this aligns with our industry’s growing trends, remains shrouded in mystery for many. We talked face-to-face (or screen-to-screen) with some of the biggest names in the sector to uncover just what naval architecture means to the men and women behind the desks.
Heesen has announced the latest delivery from its 55-metre Steel class, with YN 19055 Project Castor christened Solemates as she is introduced to the world. Solemates features an all-new layout, the first for her class, and an impressive volume of 760GT. She becomes the second Heesen superyacht to be delivered since the outbreak of Covid-19.
Heesen Yachts has announced the successful delivery of YN 19150 after rigorous sea trials in the North Sea. The 50 metre superyacht, formerly known as Project Electra, has now been named Amare II.
Dynamiq Yachts has appointed Royal Yacht Brokers (RYB) as its exclusive dealership in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.
Heesen Yachts has recently released footage of its 50m hybrid Project Electra on sea trials in the North Sea.
Heesen has announced exciting news of the launch of its 55m YN19055 steel class, otherwise known as Project Castor.
49.80-metre Heesen superyacht Hayken is available for sale with SuperyachtsMonaco. A fusion of Dutch craftsmanship and Italian style, she presents an intriguing prospect on the brokerage market.
Tuscan shipyard Dynamiq has unveiled its new 27.5 metre superyacht model, GTM 90, which was due to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show as part of a collaboration with German car turner Klassen.
Turkish-based Alia Yachts has issued a construction update on its 36m shadow vessel, due for delivery next year. The yard has turned the hull of its latest aluminium build, which, once completed, will provide support to Royal Huisman’s 55m in-build sailing yacht PHI.
Heesen has announced the sale of 50m Hybrid superyacht Project Electra, the news coming shortly after its launch at the beginning of February. Electra is the second hull of the Dutch shipyard’s 5000 aluminium class following the build of Home in 2017.
Dutch shipyard, Royal Huisman, has revealed new details of Project PHI. The radical fast displacement motor yacht of over 55-metres now enters new phases of construction with its 180ft+ hull wheeled underneath her superstructure at Royal Huisman’s facilities in Vollenhove, Holland.
Dutch shipyard Heesen has announced the sale of a 67 metre superyacht, namely Project Sparta. Sparta, or YN 20067, is a Steel Fast Displacement Hull Form which features both exterior and interior design penned by British design studio Winch Design.
Dynamiq has unveiled a series of superyachts designed to cater to the evolving demands of a new breed of owner. The innovative series of next-generation explorer vessels combines Dutch engineering with Italian craftsmanship and includes four models ranging from 30 metres up to 44.
Royal Huisman’s in-construction 55m motor-yacht PHI has been spotted for the first time, appearing out of the Vollenhove shipyard for her hull turning before returning to continue construction and outfitting.