Heesen completes 50m motor yacht Masa

Charl van Rooy wrote the following for Superyachttimes yesterday:

Last week, Heesen Yachts officially completed its new 50-metre motor yacht Masa, the eighth unit in the growing 5000 Aluminium Class by the Dutch yard.

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Masa yacht by Heesen cruising Photo: Dick Holthuis

Meaning ‘my diamond’, motor yacht Masa is designed with a fresh and elegant atmosphere with bright interior decor that uses a light colour palette with matching silver accents around the yacht as created by designer Cristiano Gatto. A versatile layout places the master suite on the main deck forward and the five remaining guest staterooms on the lower deck, providing accommodation for up to 12 overnight guests.

Photo: Dick Holthuis

The project’s exterior is by long-time Heesen design partner Omega Architects and Frank Laupman who designed the semi-displacement yacht to match Masa’s sisterships in the range with a recognisable ‘pelican-beak’ bow with reverse sheer and dynamic swooping lines as part of the superstructure.

Photo: Dick Holthuis

During its sea trial phase, Masa exceeded her contractual top speed of 23 knots on a moderate North Sea.