Heesen motor yacht Brio now for sale with FYI
by Malcolm MacLean
Designed by Frank Mulder and built in aluminium by Dutch yard Heesen Yachts to ABS class, Brio was delivered in 1987 with a thorough refit in 2011. Accommodation is for 12 guests in five cabins consisting of a master suite, two doubles and two twins plus two Pullman berths and all cabins have full en suite facilities.
Deck spaces are expansive and welcoming, including a large aft deck sheltered by the overhang of the deck above and equipped with a U-shaped upholstered built in seating area around a custom table, Up on the sun deck there are sunbathing areas, sun pads and a spa pool, creating the perfect area for al fresco entertaining and dining.
Twin 1,250hp Deutz engines on this yacht for sale give her a range of 3,000 nautical miles at her cruising speed of 12 knots.
Her two-year $10 million refit, completed in 2011, was supervised by the original designer, Frank Mulder, and included a main aft deck extension and euro-transom, an expanded sky lounge, bridge and sun deck extensions and reconfiguration of all exterior areas, maximized for superb outdoor living. In addition, all mechanical systems were renewed or replaced. Her engines (new in 2002) were rebuilt, a new air conditioning system installed plus a new waste treatment system, updated stabilizers and new running gear. In addition, a further refit was carried out in 2015.
On display at the Fort Lauderdale show,Brio is asking $7,990,000.