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my secret

What makes a Heesen so distinctive? Custom built in Holland, it is not just a matter of style but more importantly, the contemporary application of engineering: the architecture of performance. Our concept has evolved over 30 years and the experience we have accrued is unlike that of any other yacht builder in the world. Building in steel to enormously demanding tolerances, the Heesen hull-form is unique – quite simply no other ship shape so optimises the way a yacht moves through water. Our expertise in weight reduction allows for the inclusion of exotic materials – marble, granite, rare woods and even metals, without compromising performance. Indeed a Heesen is a Heesen because we are dedicated to one principle: the performance of luxury.

y Secret is our ninth 47 metre, steel displacement yacht. Her specially developed bulbous bow creates an anti-wave for a smoother path through the water. The result of this hull efficiency is a reduction in the engine power needed to achieve any given speed. Less power required means less fuel used. My Secret attains a maximum speed of 15 knots and was specifically designed to create the largest possible internal volume under 500GT.

With a 4.000 mile range, My Secret is powerful and economical with great stability both underway and at anchor using her zero speed stabilizers.

he 20 metre sundeck has enough space to provide three separate areas: soak up the sun in a forward Jacuzzi almost entirely surrounded by sunpads; sit in the shade at the central bar and deck lounge or relax on the huge curved sofa that extends across the entire beam of the deck.

Three areas on the sun deck; three dining options – My Secret has everything covered in triplicate.

n the upper deck, the large covered dining terrace has infinity views thanks to thin pillars and glass bulwarks. A second dining area on the foredeck provides privacy when in port. The third option is on the main deck with a table surrounded by built-in sofas.

nteriors by Bannenberg and Rowell evoke Californian style of the 1940s and 1950s. The finest woods, stones and metals have been expertly integrated with our trademark precision and dedication to weight reduction. The result – a striking design that eortlessly combines practicality and extravagant style. Bronze, leather and light and mid-tone wenge detailing have been used throughout the yacht, with intricate panels laid on the floors and other areas.

The sky lounge is a fusion of beautiful materials and textures. The concept was to combine vintage furniture pieces with contemporary panelling and other surfaces using the same colour tones. The skill was to flawlessly combine the two eras into the highest common denominator.

n the main deck, bleached wenge oorboards, white elm panelling and stainless steel, leather and marble details evoke the classic Hollywood era. The entire yacht is an exceptionally complex design that includes innovative features such as the back-lit marble wall with inset candle holders. Integrating delicate materials is a particular challenge for which we are very proud of our reputation.

Throughout this yacht all of the panelling and cabinetry has been crafted from light and mid-tone wenge and white elm, this tricolour of timbers comes together in the striking three-tone pattern doors and floors. Furniture and panelling have been built by Heesen Yachts Interiors and Sinnex working together as a team. Every join is perfect, every book panel – perfect. Normal standards for Heesen.

he full-beam, main deck master suite features a large study and an impressive bathroom, with a white Statuario marble floor embedded with waves of dark Noir St. Laurent marble. The enormous bath was installed in the centre of the room and clad in dark wenge and silver travertine tiles.

right colours and patterns in the four lower deck guest cabins draw on the fashionable style of Palm Springs, with white elm and pale leather oset by fabrics from Armani Casa and Amy Lau. Two double and two twin cabins are augmented by Pullman berths. My Secret sleeps a total of 12 guests.





specification Hull type:

Twin propeller round bilge displacement


Naval Architect:

Heesen Yachts

Maximum speed (50% load):

15 knots

Exterior Styling:

Omega Architects

Range at 12 knots:


Interior Designer:

Bannenberg & Rowell Design

Fuel capacity:

60.000 litres / 15.875 US Gallons



Fresh water:

20.000 litres / 5.280 US Gallons


Large Commercial Yacht Code LY2 / MCA Hull:





Main engines:

2 x MTU 8V 4000 M63

Maximum power:

2 x 1.000kW


2 x ZF 4661

DIMENSIONS Length over all:

46,70m / 153ft 2in

Engine control:

MTU Blue Vision

Beam over all:

8,83m / 29ft


Schaffran five blade fixed pitch Ă˜ 1.600mm


3,08m / 10ft 4in


2 x Kilo-Pak

Displacement (50%):

395 tons


HRP 90kW, hydraulically driven

Steering system:

Sperry Marine Systems,


Naiad Dynamics, type 621, zero speed


10 (12 in two Pullman berths)


Full-beam master suite with private study, two doubles, two twins each with a Pullman berth

Š Heesen Yachts 2013. This brochure has been prepared for the sole purpose of set out purpose e.g. review and discussion in connection with the possible placement of an order for a yacht. The information contained in this brochure (including without limitation any information concerning the dimensions, capabilities and performance characteristics of the subject yacht) is given in good faith but is not warranted to be accurate. All such information is subject to change at any time without notice. Heesen Yachts gives no warranty or representation, nor shall it be liable, in contract, tort or any other way, for any claims relating to or arising from any use made of any such information. All intellectual property rights of whatsoever nature and howsoever arising in this brochure belong to Heesen Yachts Sales B.V. without whose prior written consent this brochure may not be copied, adapted, distributed, published, displayed, communicated to the public or otherwise used in any way in whole or in part anywhere in the world.

A Heesen will always stand for individuality and quality in a world where these ideals are increasingly compromised. A Heesen will always be hand-built by craftsmen in Holland. A Heesen will always be custom-built to combine the Owner’s ideas with our expertise. A Heesen will always be the highest denominator of performance and luxury. A Heesen will always look like a Heesen because it performs like a Heesen.

heesen a company built by yachts

nyone looking to purchase a new yacht from Heesen, should be confident that the quality of the Company is equal to that of the yachts. Frans Heesen founded the Company that bears his name in 1978. Building yachts in aluminium with performance as a priority, overcoming challenges has always driven our spirit of innovation. Having developed the most sophisticated pre-engineered platforms, our yachts are delivered in a time scale and to a quality that is unsurpassed. Heesen is recognised as the world leader in aluminium construction and it is particularly pleasing that our steel yachts consistently win major awards. In one of the most modern construction facilities in the world, every aspect of every yacht is geared towards achieving our exceptional standards of engineering. For the quality, at the price, we believe Heesen yachts are the finest value in the world.










In 30 years we have delivered over 150 yachts. The current range includes aluminium and steel, displacement, semidisplacement and the new revolutionary fast displacement. Our Oss shipyard has nine sheds and five dry docks. Each year, over four million parts are meticulously used in the construction of up to eight yachts. Privately owned, financially secure,

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Heesen is large enough to cope with complex construction, small enough to care about each project, motivated to pioneer rotterdam

innovations and dedicated to continue the tradition of Dutch quality shipbuilding. In 1978 the shipyard started life as a visionary idea – eindhoven

today it is a company called Heesen.





sales@heesenyachts.nl www.heesenyachts.nl +31 (0) 412 665544 Rijnstraat 2, 5347 KL Oss The Netherlands

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