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The 44.17m Bliss undergoes major refit ahead of sale

Refit Business
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Vivian Hendriksz

The 44.17-metre Heesen superyacht Bliss, currently jointly listed for sale by IYC Greece and Ocean Independence, is undergoing a major €1,500,000 refit at the Papilas shipyard in Perama, Athens.Heesen Bliss profilePhoto: IYC YachtsDelivered to her original owners in 2007, her refit includes the repainting of her hull and reparations and replacements to her teak deck. It also includes a major upgrade to her interiors, which were previously designed by Icelandic designer Ingibjörg St. Palmadottir. New carpets, new marble dining tables and new furniture are set to be installed together with the necessary technical refit and maintenance work. Following her refit, Bliss is expected to be back in the waters in Athens, Greece during the first quarter of 2019. She was previously refitted in 2013 and has been maintained to high standards ever since. Heesen Bliss cruising exteriorPhoto: IYC A semi-displacement, high-performance motor yacht, her exterior and original interiors were designed by fellow Dutch studio Omega Architects. Bliss can accommodate up to 12 guests in five cabins, including the main deck, full-beam master suite with a private office and three double and one twin cabin with a Pullman bed. The upper salon can also be transformed into an extra guest cabin with a king size Pullman bed. She can also accommodate up to ten crew members on board, to ensure all of the owners and guests needs are fulfilled. Bliss on the the French Riviera Photo: Benoit DonneKey features on board of Bliss include a spacious aft deck, with plenty of space for exterior dining, sunbathing and relaxing, a jacuzzi and spa on the upper deck and zero speed stabilisers to enhance comfort on board while cruising. The 458 GT aluminium superyacht is powered by twin MTU 16V 4000 M90 edginess, which gives her a top speed of 26 knots and a cruising speed of 20 knots.

Bliss is currently listed with an asking price of €12,500,000. 

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