Today, 40+ years on, Heesen Yachts enjoys a reputation that sets it apart as a brand synonymous with high-quality shipbuilding, award-winning design and impeccable Dutch craftsmanship. Heesen is different from many shipyards in that it is integrated, with a workforce of around 450 employees and most of the disciplines for building yachts managed in-house: hull and superstructure construction, piping and engineering and interior fabrication.
Some of the world's most coveted and acclaimed superyachts bear the Heesen brands and over 40 of them are available for charter in the Mediterranean and Caribbean. Here are just a small selection for you to consider for your next luxury yacht charter.
The experts at Luxury Charter Group can match you with a range of superb charter yachts that fulfil your vacation aspirations. Get in touch today!
The 55-metre luxury charter yacht from Heesen features a unique exterior by Omega Architects with “shark-tooth” design and vertical windows that run like gills along her sides. Described as “elegance on the water”, MOSKITO has unrivalled deck spaces for her charter guests to unwind and enjoy their charter in total tranquillity.
The foredeck has a pleasant, private seating area overlooking the bow, while there are two aft decks with dining and lounge areas, plus a massive 100-square-metre sundeck with undercover dining table, sun lounges, bar and sensational jacuzzi. The beach club with spa, sauna, lounge area and a huge range of watertoys is yet another leisure space at the water’s edge.
Offering privacy and plenty of space for guests to find their zen aboard, MOSKITO provides palatial accommodation for up to 12 guests in six cabins and is the perfect choice for families. MOSKITO is available for charter in the British Virgin Islands and the Bahamas over winter, and then summers in the Mediterranean.
The 153ft (47m) luxury superyacht ASYA is a recent arrival to the global charter fleet, and is available in Mediterranean hotspots such as the French Riviera, Corsica and Italy. Launched by Heesen Yachts in 2015, ASYA blends beautiful traditional lines with contemporary flair, suiting a wide range of parties no matter whether fun, relaxation or discovery is on the agenda.
On the sundeck, unwind in the Jacuzzi, sip cocktails at the sleek bar or recline on a line-up of chaise loungers. There is also a large alfresco dining option here, and the opportunities for getting together with family and friends over a drink or dinner continue onto the upper and main decks aft.
In the main saloon, guests have the choice of three areas in which to spend their time. A library-like space offers a quiet spot for contemplation, while sofas and armchairs create a sociable lounge area, and 12 guests can enjoy formal dining around a slab of Macassar ebony forward. There is also a bridge deck lounge, complete with a bar and wine room as well as a large TV.
After a busy day on the water, guests can retreat into one of five serene staterooms. The master suite is located on the main deck forward, and two doubles cabins and two twin cabins are found on the lower deck. All ensuite bathrooms boast striped marbles in earthy, neutral tones.
Combining classic elegance with modern furnishings, spectacular DALOLI is a superbly spacious 45m (147' 8") Heeson motor yacht with plenty of family-friendly features for up to 10 charter guests.
Blessed with a massive aft deck for socialising and dining alfresco, DALOLI is an entertainer's dream boat! On her brilliant sundeck, there's the perfect space for intimate celebrations and meals. Sun lounges, bar and shade awning complete add up to complete relaxation with views to the horizon.
Resplendent in a blend of glossy and matt timbers, DALOLI'S interiors are expansive and warm, refit to 5-star quality in 2021. Her saloon is well-lit and impeccably designed, thanks to windows all around that let the sea views in, while the décor can be described as luxury beach house-style in hues of cream, taupe and gold, themed with art work and sculptures that evoke the ocean.
The Captain leads a crew of seven consummate charter professionals who have worked together for many years, locals who know the cruising grounds of the Med and all her wonders. Making each meal and experience onboard DALOLI memorable, they tailor each charter to the needs and requests of their guests.
With all her Heesen grandeur, 145ft (44.17m) AT LAST is a charter guest's dream with an abundance of space and a shallow draft to get to the most secluded of anchorages island hopping around the stunning cruising grounds of the Bahamas.
Voted #1 Family Charter Boat in 2015 by Yacht International, AT LAST accommodates 11 guests in five generous staterooms to include a full-beam Master suite offering spectacular panoramic views along with four additional ensuite staterooms located on the lower deck.
Outside on the sun deck is where the best advantages can be enjoyed. Four umbrellas surrounding the Jacuzzi provide optional shade and a well-placed bar with fixed stools call for time out while guests lounge, soak up the sun and take in stunning views.
A striking central spiral staircase connects all decks and a large foyer below deck complete with beverage station is the ultimate area for entertaining guests in the cool of the air conditioned inside living spaces. The unusual octagonal main saloon is both warm and inviting, further enhanced by a sense of sophistication and flair.
In her cache of watertoys AT LAST has a fantastic water slide from the fly bridge and assorted water toys, including water trampoline, paddle boards, diving gear and Seabobs, four Waverunners, and more. A brand new 35ft Scout tender is also available.
A brilliant and beautifully appointed 38.10m (125') Heesen tri-deck motor yacht, SEA AXIS is the consummate family or group charter vessel, boasting vast, full walk-around deck spaces, Jacuzzi, sunpads and alfresco dining area offering unimpeded views for miles, and all conceivable amenities for a memorable charter experience in the Bahamas.
Built to 5-star specification and refitted in 2019 to mint condition, luxury charter yacht SEA AXIS is sleek and modern, the perfect blend of high-end design and laid-back styling.
SEA AXIS's interior is described a "contemporary chic", redolent of a boutique hotel. The main saloon is open plan and spacious with a massive lounge area, full bar and formal dining room for 10. Timber paneling and parquetry flooring are offset by beige and white furnishings with cherry red details and original art.
With her seven highly-skilled crew, SEA AXIS has every aspect of your dream charter covered: from exquisite meals combining fresh local ingredients with international culinary styles, to the aesthetics of your surroundings which invite total immersion in the slower pace of life, chartering in the Caribbean.
At 122ft (37.3m), L'EQUINOX is a sleek, majestic charter yacht that turns head wherever she goes, available for charter for up to 12 guests in the gorgeous Greek Islands. L'EQUINOX has generous deck spaces for guests to lap up the sunshine and 5-star service onboard. The expansive sun deck on the top level has a jacuzzi, sun lounges, grill and seating for meals with a view and is ideal for socialising or special occasions.
The aft deck too is set up for dining, relaxing and easy access to the over-size swim platform which can be used as a springboard for watertoys or simply enjoying the serenity while others play! There is an additional sunbathing area forward of the bridge.
L'EQUINOX boasts a large saloon which flows from the aft deck, optimizing social space, with separate dining area and massive lounge with a section for games and intimate conversation another area with the TV and entertainment system. Timber paneling, custom-designed furniture and original artwork create a stylish and serene ambience.
L'EQUINOX has a professional crew of six, with an experienced Greek Captain at the helm, all proud to share their local knowledge with charter guests in this fascinating region which offers a wonderful blend of historic and modern attractions. L'EQUINOX Photo Credit: Yannis Kontos
For further details of Heesen motor yachts available for charter please contact the experts at the Luxury Charter Group.