Heesen Launches 164’ “Galactica”

Earlier this year Heesen Yachts launched yacht number 13350, Galactica. This is the second yacht built for the same owner.

Galactica is a 50 meter, 164’ semi displacement vessel. It has an aluminum hull and aluminum superstructure. The engines are 2XMTU 16V595TE90. Galactica is the first semi displacement yacht above 47m which is equipped with the zero speed stabilization system, type 820 Koop Nautic / Naiad Marine. Its top speed is 26 knots and the cruising speed is 24 knots.

The interior design is by Omega Architects and is a contemporary design executed in semi-gloss lacquered pear wood combined high gloss lacquered burl woods. The ceilings are upholstered in off-white colors surrounded with pear wood trims. The owner’s bathroom is executed in Onyx marbles and the guest bathrooms have marble flooring, walls and countertops. The spacious atrium is executed in open-book veneered pear wood with a high gloss polished stainless steel handrail. The centre column of the stairway is finished in high gloss Vavona burl.

The exterior decks are clad in teak.

The lower deck is equipped with two VIP double guest rooms and two twin guest rooms all with en-suite bathrooms. It also has four cabins for accommodation of two crew each, a laundry and a crew mess.

The main deck has a full width owner’s stateroom, full width owner’s bathroom, walk-in wardrobe, study, galley, pantry, and day head. It also has a central entrance lobby, atrium, salon and dining. The wheelhouse deck houses the wheelhouse, captain’s cabin, VIP guest room with en-suite bathroom, day head and a sky lounge.

Galactica is the 133rd vessel launched at the Heesen facility.


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