Dutch builder Heesen Yachts today (March 20) delivered the 50m M/Y Sibelle, a unique-looking vessel with a vertical stem. The custom yacht comes in under 500GT and is built with an aluminum hull and superstructure. She took five years to complete.
Designed by Van Oossanen Naval Architects, with exterior lines by Frank Laupman from Omega architects and Architectural Bureau A-B Studio, the yacht cruises at 15 knots, with top speed of 19 knots.
In other company news, Heesen has appointed Rick van de Wetering a member of its board of directors for operations, replacing Hans Boerakker.
He has worked as general manager, owner’s representative, and technical manager at large shipyards. He started his career with a decade at Heesen.