Heesen is pleased to announce the transfer to the owner of Project No. 18250, motor yacht White.
This semi-displacement motor yacht with a length of 50 meters and a gross tonnage of slightly less than 500 gross tons is the latest representative of the award-winning line of aluminum yachts 5000.
The external lines of the yacht was created by Frank laupman of Omega Architects and the interior design was developed by Cristiano Gatto.
Intensive sea trials took place in the North sea in favourable weather conditions and waves up to half a meter. M/ White – the seventh in the line of aluminium yachts 5000 – during sea trials showed a high response. Due to the large rudder & steering system this boat responds immediately to get the team. A powerful bow thruster, in combination with propellers optimized speed range of the yacht, allows you to confidently maneuver even in the wind in the cramped conditions of the waters in close proximity to other yachts.
Recognized the competence of the experts Heesen, allowing to reduce the weight of the yacht as well as equipment two powerful engines 2880 kW MTU once again demonstrated the success of this formula. Thus, the maximum contractual speed of 23 knots was largely exceeded, the vibration test showed that m/I’m White and even extremely quiet. Transatlantic cruising range at cruising 11 knots 3,100 nautical miles.
An officer of the London company Abberley Luxury Yachts, representing the commercial interests of the client under construction, said, “This is the moment that we’ve been waiting for and the most pleasant stage of the process. We are incredibly pleased with the results of sea trials of the yacht White and look forward to when the owner himself will come to sea in it. We are confident that this boat will be for many years to please their owners amazing sea adventures”.
The Board of Directors of the company Heesen said: “White is fine addition to the successful series of aluminium superyachts of the class 5000 that perfectly combines excellent technical specifications and high efficiency. We are also very pleased with the openness of cooperation and mutual trust established with Abberley Yachts in the first experience of joint work”.
Project number 18750, m/I Aster, the same boat White, is currently under construction at the shipyard in OSS and will be ready for delivery on 30 June 2019.