Heesen has announced the sale of its 50 metre steel superyacht Project Aura.
Sold to an experienced American yachtsman, the new owner was introduced to the shipyard by Stuart Larsen and Trevor Carroll of Fraser Yachts with Thom Conboy of Heesen USA expediting the process of the sale, which closed in just 20 days.
Project Aura has been designed by Clifford Denn as true bluewater motor yacht ideal for extended cruising. Her exterior is defined by flowing lines and a sturdy, round-bilge hull with a bulbous bow that increases comfort and fuel-efficiency during long crossings in open water and rough conditions.
Powered by twin MTU 8V4000 M63 engines she offers a top speed of 15 knots and is also equipped with with zero-speed stabilisers for additional comfort at anchor.
The interiors of Project Aura have been styled by Reymond Langton and can accommodate up to 10 guests in five cabins. Four suites are located on the lower deck while a spacious, full-beam master stateroom is situated on the main deck forward.
Other features on board include a beach club with a drinks bar and lounge, al fresco dining, a sundeck Jacuzzi and a skylounge with a flatscreen TV.
Project Aura is scheduled for delivery in April 2022 after undergoing testing in the North Sea.