Royal Hakvoort’s latest superyacht, the 61-metre Top Five II, previously known as Project Sidney or Project YN251, has been spotted out on sea trials in the North Sea following her launch in April. Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesPhoto: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht Times
Top Five II is the first vessel to launch from the yard since their royal designation in 2020. She features interior and exterior design by Sinot Yacht Architecture & Design, while her naval architecture comes from the boards of Diana Yacht Design. As per the owners request, Top Five II has unusually high ceilings of 2.4-metres on the main and owner’s decks. Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesPhoto: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht Times
The superyacht has a designated owner’s deck with a full-beam master suite taking centre stage, with floor-to-ceiling windows, a private dining area and a Jacuzzi on the fore deck. Other standout interior features include a lower deck cinema room and a large family-style galley.Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht Times
The Florida based Moran Yacht & Ship construction team negotiated the build contract on behalf of her owner, they oversaw the complete build of the vessel, and compiled her technical specifications with the owner.Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht Times
Externally, Top Five II has vast deck spaces with a swimming pool on the upper deck, an outdoor kitchen and barbecue, plenty of comfortable seating and sunbathing areas, a sauna and air-conditioned lounge space. She also includes a cosy fire-pit on her sun deck. Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesPhoto: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesTop Five II is powered by twin Caterpillar 3512E diesel engines, enabling her top speeds of 14.7 knots and a cruising speed of 12.7 knots. She has a 3,800 nautical mile range at a speed of 12 knots and is complete with zero speed stabilisers and a positioning system.