Heesen Yachts has announced the sale of Project Paloma, YN 16551, a 167-foot displacement yacht, has been sold and is due for delivery in 2014. This yacht is made for transoceanic voyage with full-displacement hull, long-range capability, steel round-bilge hull form and aluminum superstructure.
There are no details available regarding the interior design brief, other than that the Owner has appointed Frank Laupman, Omega Interiors, renowned for a contemporary, innovative aesthetic. Over the next few months plans should be finalized.
Laupman, who designed the exterior lines, commented: “My design for this Heesen project is the logical development in design language following on from the lines of ‘Man of Steel’ and ‘SKY’. We allocated a considerable amount of space to the exterior decks: the plan is strongly rational with an interesting inside-outside relationship.”
This luxury superyacht can accommodate 12 guests in five cabins, comprising two twins and two doubles located on the lower deck with the Owner’s suite located on the main deck forward. The sun deck is partially enclosed by rounded windows on its forward side. Here, the Owner and his guests can enjoy an alfresco dinner, or lounge on the sunbathing area aft that surrounds a massive rectangular Jacuzzi.
The yacht will be powered by a pair of MTU 12V4000 M53 diesel engines driving twin propellers, which can power it to a maximum speed of over 15.6 knots.
Naval Architecture: Van Oossanen / Heesen Yachts
Length over all: 51,10m (167ft 8in)
Beam over all: 9,60m (31ft 6in)
Draft: 3,25m (10ft 8in)
Displacement (50% load): approx. 529 tons
Fuel capacity: 80.000 liters (21.130 US gallon)
Fresh Water capacity: 20.000 liters (5.280 US gallon)
Maximum speed (50% load): 15,6 knots
Range at 12 knots: 3.200Nm
Main engines: 2 x MTU 12V4000 M53
Classification: Lloyd’s 100A1 SSC YACHT G6 LMC
Large Commercial Yacht Code (LY2)