Well-known Dutch luxury yacht builder Heesen announced the sale of 45m Sportster project NECTO

This 45m Omega Architects styled semi-displacement yacht combines pure luxury and comfort. Necto will be built in full aluminium (hull and superstructure) and will be reach impressive 30 knots with her twin MTU engines. Her operating range is 2.750 nautic miles at 12 knots.

True to form Laupman has interpreted the Dutch shipyard DNA with a touch of innovation by introducing the ‘knuckle’ – a design element that interrupts the line of the raked bow and gives this new breed of Heesen — with its much sharper and narrower bow — a particularly aggressive look.

The interior décor of Necto is by acclaimed Italian designer Cristiano Gatto who is currently working on his third project with the Dutch shipyard. The Owners chose a contemporary yet cosy design for the interior of their 45m sportster. Warm Canaletto walnut is the main veneer, which perfectly complements the light tones of Loro Piana fabrics and the warm colours of the different finishes; pale blue soft furnishings give a relaxed and light feeling to the yacht’s interior.

Ten guests will be accommodated in five cabins: The full beam master suite is located on the main deck, while the four guest cabins – two twins and two doubles – are on the lower deck.

The Owners dedicated special attention to the outdoor areas of their new vessel; the ultra-spacious sundeck is particularly impressive. As an expansive 84-square metre area, completely free from fixed furniture, it is available for guests to carry out their morning exercise – yet another unusual and particularly remarkable design feature on a yacht of this size.

Necto (YN 17145) will be delivered to her Owners after intensive sea trials in the North Sea in January 2016.

Main specifications

Length over all:45.00 m
Beam:8.40 m
Draft:2.82 m
Classification:ABS A1 Yachting Service AMS Large Commercial Yacht Code LY2
Main Engines:2 x MTU 16V 4000 M73L (2.880kW each)
Max. speed:30 knots
Range @ 12 knots:2.750 nm
Exterior Design:Omega Architects
Interior Design:Cristiano Gatto Design Team
Naval Architecture:Heesen Yachts
Materials:Aluminium hull and superstructure
Guests:10
Crew:7