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Royal Hakvoort signs largest-ever new build contract with Fraser

17 January 2022• Written by Tom McGhie

SUPERYACHT DIRECTORY

Motor Yacht

HAKVOORT 254

Hakvoort ·  65 m ·  2025

Dutch yard Royal Hakvoort has signed an order for a 65 metre new build project with Fraser, set to be the largest project ever built by the yard.

Under the codename Project YN254, the sale of the yacht was completed by Fraser broker Jan Jaap Minnema and is his fourth Royal Hakvoort sale in recent years.

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The yacht will sport an exterior and interior from the boards of Sinot Design while naval architecture will come courtesy of Diana Yacht Design.

Speaking about the project, Minnema said: “We have accumulated 13 years and over 100,000 nautical miles of yacht experience. It is a pleasure to build this family boat in the Netherlands with this all-star Dutch team.”

Project Asia, currently being built at Hakvoort's Monnickendam facilities
All images courtesy of Tom Van Oossanen

Construction will commence at Hakvoort’s Monnickendam facilities, with a delivery date slated for 2025.

Project YN254 will feature a wide beam of 11.6 metres and a 1,435GT interior, which will have “a carefully considered balance of indoor and outdoor spaces”, according to Fraser.

The yacht will feature a large pool on the main deck alongside a lounge with a bar, while the beach club with its own gym. Elsewhere, the sundeck will host a Jacuzzi and the bridgedeck will have a massage room and library.

Accommodation will be for up to 14 guests in six cabins, comprising of a fully private owner’s deck, four suites on the main deck and a large family apartment located on the lower deck.

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“We are proud to have received the ‘Royal’ designation,” said the Hakvoort brothers, Klaas and Albert Hakvoort. “This milestone is a huge encouragement.”

There are currently two other projects underway at Royal Hakvoort, including 61 metre Project Asia and 45 metre Project Adur. Exterior renderings are yet to be revealed.

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