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light as a…feather?

The lightweight construction of the 46m performance cruiser, Royal Huisman’s project 405 aka Reichel / Pugh – Nauta 151, employs the shipyard’s new “Featherlight” method which combines the best of both worlds: performance and comfort.

The turning of the modern performance hull at Royal Huisman’s new-build facilities is an important milestone in the build process. It marks the start of the outfitting, during which various carefully selected and specially developed components will be fitted to ensure that this vessel will be both extremely lightweight and – compared to existing carbon composite superyachts – very competitive in regattas. Read on.