Saturday, July 21, 2012

Hakvoort Sign New 61m Megayacht

The family run Dutch shipyard Hakvoort have just put pen to paper and signed their largest contract to date, a 61m (200ft) fully displacement yacht. Its a step in the right direction for the yard to make the most of their recently upgraded facility to accommodate builds up to 63m (207ft), they are certainly make good use of their expanded yard. The contract was sold in close cooperation with Moran Yacht & Ship.

'We saw gap in the premium market for boats between 30 and 65m, and decided to fill it', Hakvoort explains. 'Some people expressed surprise when we started investing in new facilities in the current economic climate but we have always been confident about the future of this yard based on our track record and the satisfaction of our clients'.

She will feature the prefect balance of indoor and outdoor spaces, with one of the most striking features, the positioning of the four guest suites and VIP stateroom that will be located on the main deck. Having the guest accommodation on this deck will give guests magnificent uninterrupted views out over the water. The main deck will also feature a large dinning room and lounge, with the owners accommodation housed on the above private deck that will include the master stateroom forward with his and her bathrooms, a master study and a bar with sky lounge.

The lower deck will accommodate the crew and also feature a massage room, Hammam and a steam room shower, all for the guests to enjoy. The spacious sun deck features a huge swimming pool for a yacht of this size that measures 8m in length.

Her interior and exterior styling will come from the drawing boards of Sinot Yacht Design and her naval architecture, construction and engineering design will be by Diana Yacht Design.

  • Length: 61m (200ft)
  • Beam: 11m (36ft)
  • Draft: 3.37m (11ft)
  • Max Speed: 15.5kts
  • Cruising Speed: 13kts
  • Guests: 12
  • Crew: 15

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