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Royal Huisman Has Chosen a Dream Team ​for its New Project 404

Royal Huisman to build no-compromise 59.7m / 196ft performance sloop harnessing exceptional sail power and system technologies.

What about the team? 

The cast of players is as expert, innovative and respected as might be expected of such a project: Naval Architecture and exterior design by the renowned Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design; Interior Architecture by acclaimed French design house Liaigre; Integrated Rig Package from Southern Spars complimented by Rondal captive winches; inhouse engineering and build by Royal Huisman. Owner’s representation by Gregory Monks, bringing a wealth of experience to his oversight of the project.

Project 404’s Alustar aluminium hull and low profile carbon composite superstructure provide a proven structural platform for a truly modern yacht with a wealth of innovative systems developments.

By embracing powerful emerging technologies that will become game-changers for the next generation of superyachts, the aim is to optimise every aspect of this impressive project – leaving no technological stone unturned.

Main specifications of MM597 / Royal Huisman Project 404

Type: High-performance sloop with retractable propulsion
Length overall: 59.7 m / 196 ft
Accommodation: 12 guests and 10 crew
Owner’s representative: Gregory Monks
Naval architecture: Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design  
Interior design: Liaigre
Builder: Royal Huisman
Hull material: Alustar aluminium
Superstructure: Carbon composite
Classification: Lloyd’s Register – MCA
Year of delivery: 2022  

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