Heesen is delighted to announce that the keel laying of YN 20750, Venture Orion, befell on September 14 on the Oss shipyard, witnessed by the ABS surveyor. Just like the constellation whose identify she bears, Orion is distinctive, unmistakable, and certain to show heads wherever she sails.
At 50 metres total, with a shallow draft and a sub-500 GT enclosed quantity, Venture Orion can be powered by Heesen’s hybrid propulsion system, which delivers the final word luxurious in yachting: silent cruising.
Heesen’s 50m FHDF collection is just not solely ultra-quiet but additionally extraordinarily gasoline environment friendly. At 12 knots, Orion will eat 98 litres per hour excluding resort load, whereas at 10 knots in hybrid mode, consumption falls to a mere 45 litres per hour. For a 50m yacht displacing 295 tons, that is an excellent achievement.
This spectacular efficiency can be achieved with two MTU 12V 2000 M61 (IMO III) engines of simply 600kW every. These are extra compact than these sometimes fitted on a yacht of this measurement, which demonstrates the outstanding effectivity of the Quick Displacement Hull Type devised by Van Oossanen Naval Architects, engineered by the shipyard’s in-house specialists, and completely executed by Heesen’s gifted welders. A light-weight construct and meticulous weight management are important to attaining this spectacular efficiency. Heesen is famend for its mastery of aluminium yacht building.
Frank Laupman of Omega Architects penned the proper picture for this ultra-technological yacht. This collection boasts a putting profile with a near-vertical bow and huge floor-to-ceiling home windows.
Italian designer Cristiano Gatto has created a novel up to date inside design, making probably the most out of vibrant inside areas, floodlit with pure mild, that provide sweeping views of the encompassing seascape because of open bulwarks. The six-stateroom format, with the grasp on the primary deck ahead, a full beam VIP, and two double and two twin staterooms on the decrease deck, make this yacht excellent for each personal and constitution use.
Friso Visser, Heesen CCO, feedback: “Laying the keel of a brand new yacht is all the time an thrilling second, and much more so when it’s constructed as a speculative enterprise. At Heesen, we’re pioneers within the building of superyachts in small collection, on confirmed hull designs, propulsion techniques and engineering, with particular person interiors. The thought of advancing the construct by a yr or two earlier than the shopper indicators up reduces supply time, together with the prices saved in design and improvement. It has proved to be a profitable formulation.”
Venture Orion is out there on the market with supply in February 2025.
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