Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts has announced the sale of its 49.9-metre project Triton. David Johnson from Denison Yachting introduced the client in the deal: an experienced yachtsman who enjoys yachting with his family. Thom Conboy from Heesen USA and the Heesen sales team in Oss worked closely with Denison to close the deal, which is the shipyard's third contract to be signed in 2020.Photo: Dick HolthuisMark Cavendish, Chief Commercial Officer at Heesen, comments: “We are thrilled to be able to sign this contract despite the challenges created by Covid19 travel restrictions. Both teams worked ardently using innovative marketing and communications tools to bridge the gap generated by the pandemic. We are delighted to welcome the owners of Triton to the Heesen family and fleet!”Photo: Heesen YachtsWith a GT just below 500 GT, project Triton sports a displacement steel hull, with a classic car-inspired exterior design by British designer Clifford Denn and an elegant interior from the drawing boards of Reymond Langton. On board, up to 10 guests are housed across five staterooms, with the owner's stateroom found forward on the main deck and four additional generous guest suites located on the lower deck.Photo: Heesen YachtsPhoto: Heesen YachtsPhoto: Heesen Yachts
Guests on board Triton can make the most of her generous and efficiently-organised outdoor spaces, with tenders and toys stored conveniently on the foredeck, and the lazarette available as a beach club and wellness space.
Photo: Heesen YachtsPerformance-wise, twin MTU 8V4000 M63 diesel engines allow the vessel to reach a top speed of 15 knots, with a range of 3,800 nautical miles at a cruising speed of 12 knots. Looking ahead, the delivery of project Triton is scheduled for March 2021.Photo: Dick Holthuis