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This new yacht in the 5000 Aluminium Class sports a unique name. Masa means my diamond a diamond in its purest form, and one that symbolizes the highest form of royalty. The name perfectly fits this elegant yacht, the eighth in 5000 Aluminium Class, which is proving to be one of the most successful in Heesens extensive yacht range. She represents the pinnacle of Heesens expertise in building sporty, lithe and graceful semi-displacement motor yachts.
The interior design by Cristiano Gatto celebrates the lineage of her forebears. The dcor is fresh and elegant, and beautifully combines a light palette of colours with silver to hroughout the yacht that exudes tranquillity. The versatile layout comprises five lower deck suites and a master stateroom on the main deck forward, giving capacity for twelve guests serviced by nine crew.
Her exterior lines, by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects, embody Heesens DNA: the pelican-beak bow with reverse sheer and the sporty mast give Masa a very distinctive look.
But Masas beauty does not lie exclusively in her aesthetics her 50m all-aluminium semi-displacement hull has been designed, engineered and welded by Heesens in-house team to the smallest tolerances. With considered naval architecture and precision, lightweight aluminium construction, Masa will reach a rapid top speed of 23 knots thanks to two MTU 16V 4000 diesel engines. At 50 metres and coming in below 500GT, Masa perfectly combines performance, comfort, space and refined luxury.
After launching, Masa will remain in the shipyards harbour basin for the find the commissioning of her systems. For her maiden voyage, Masa will then cruise to Hellevoetsluis where she will begin her rigorous sea trials and official tests before final handover to her owners in June 2019.