Construction well underway on 60m Heesen superyacht Project SkyFall

Written by Kayla Dowling

Construction on the 60-metre superyacht Project SkyFall, also known as YN19959, is well underway at Heesen Yachts’ facility in Oss, the Netherlands. The superyacht is on track for her delivery in 2023.SkyFall superyacht hull in-buildRecently, her builders installed her main engines and hoisted her superstructure into place. The operation lasted several days and involved meticulous planning and precision. Project SkyFall will remain at the Oss facility to undergo outfitting, until she is launched and sent for sea trials in spring 2023.SkyFall superyacht hull in-buildSkyFall superyacht hull in-buildProject SkyFall is built to a design by Omega Architects, while Van Oossanen Naval Architects has completed her naval architecture with its Fast Displacement Hull Form. Heesen Yachts describes the superyacht as “a sport fisherman in yacht disguise” and it is equipped with a cockpit, fighting chair and storage for 40 fishing rods. Aesthetically, she sports sleek exterior lines and will be finished with a black superstructure band and hardtop, ‘Desert Tan’ hull, and finished with red-orange accent stripes.Project Skyfall Yacht exteriorSkyFall superyacht hull in-buildKnown as Heesen’s “most powerful yacht to date”, she is equipped with four MTU 20V 4000 engines with a combined 22,000 horsepower. She can reach a top speed of 37 knots in light load conditions.SkyFall superyacht hull in-buildThe 900 GT superyacht features an interior designed by Harrison Eidsgaard. SkyFall hosts as many as 10 guests across five staterooms, including a dedicated owner’s suite on the bridge deck aft complete with a stateroom, private terrace, whirlpool spa and lounge. All remaining staterooms are located on the lower deck. SkyFall superyacht hull in-buildHer main deck is home to a lounge and an alfresco dining area situated on her aft deck. Forward, a media room with a cinema and games table is found.SkyFall superyacht hull in-buildShe sports a spacious tender garage situated at her stern, adjacent to her beach club, which will feature a custom tender built by Vanquish and designed by Guido de Groot, intended to “mirror the mothership down to the last brushstroke.”SkyFall superyacht hull in-build

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