AMARE II (ex Project ELECTRA) is the second hybrid yacht by Heesen Yachts. The first one of the yacht model is M/Y HOME.

Omega Architects designed the exterior design, while Cristiano Gatto designed the magnificent interior of AMARE II. The full-aluminum motor yacht measures 50m in length and feature Van Oossanen’s well-proven Fast Displacement Hull Form.

The yacht features extensive use of glass with large windows in the owner’s cabin and the main salon.

AMARE II reached a top speed of 17.2 knots (0.9 knots more than guaranteed in the contract) with the diesel engines. In the silent mode, the vessel has a speed of 10.2 knots.

Photos by Dick Holthuis

  • Top Speed: 9 Knots
  • Noise Level: 46 db
  • Powered by two walter-cooled 127 kW engines
  • Speeds: 9 – 12 knots
  • Main engines on, generators off
  • Consumes 98 liters per hour at 12 knots
  • Speeds: 12 – 15 kots
  • Traditional diesel engines running
  • Generators running hotel functions

Traditional diesel engines running, electric motors give more power to the shaft propellors.

Interior Motor Yacht AMARE II

Cristiano Gatto designed a very bright interior with the Vitra Lounge Chair & Ottoman that fits perfectly. Sabrina Monte-Carlo styled the interior with items in soft pastel color by Italian brands like B&B Italia, Paola Lenti, Porta Romana, and Giorgetti.

AMARE II welcomes twelve guests in six cabins. The owner’s suite on the main deck forward includes an office, full-beam bedroom, vanity, and separate headroom. The lower deck contains a full-beam VIP suite, two twin cabins, and two double cabins. A crew of nine sleeps in five cabins. Moreover, the vessel has a gym and a sauna.

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AMARE II on sea trials – Photo by Jeff Brown

Main Specifications ofAMARE II

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