47m Royal Huisman sailing yacht Nilaya christened in Amsterdam

The 46.8-metre Royal Huisman super sailing yacht Nilaya was christened in Amsterdam this weekend at the Het Scheepvaartmuseum (National Maritime Museum) in the heart of Amsterdam. Nilaya yacht docked in Amsterdam for the Christening Celebrations Photo: Tom van OossanenNilaya yacht docked in Amsterdam for the Christening Celebrations Photo: Tom van OossanenThe high-performance cruiser sloop departed the Vollenhove facility in February. The owner's friends and family were on site for the event which took place on Saturday evening. The Het Scheepvaartmuseum is home to a large collection of maritime artefacts and was chosen by the owner as the perfect location for the christening ceremony. Her name Nilaya means “blissful home” in Sanskrit. Nilaya yacht docked in Amsterdam for the Christening Celebrations Photo: Tom van OossanenNilaya features naval architecture from the boards of Reichel / Pugh Yacht Design with Nigel Ingram of MCM Newport acting as the owners’ project manager on the build. Nauta Design styled both her interior and exterior design.Nilaya yacht docked in Amsterdam for the Christening Celebrations Photo: Tom van OossanenPreviously known as Project 405 and Reichel / Pugh Nauta 154, Nilaya is the first superyacht to utilise Royal Huisman’s new Featherlight™ design and production method. Nilaya yacht docked in Amsterdam for the Christening Celebrations Photo: Tom van Oossanen


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