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2011 Heesen 44m

North Palm Beach, Florida


The keel of this four-deck yacht was laid by the famous Heesen Dutch shipyard under ABS Class rules in 2010 and delivered in 2011. The exterior of this 44-meter (144’) aluminum vessel with its sleek hull lines and multi-sized windows is elegant and recognizable as another masterwork from Heesen.

On the initiative of the present owner, all interiors were refitted to look more luxurious, yet comfortable. The keynote of this new design is the combination of white and autumn colors, as well as contrasting different textures and materials. CASTLEFINN has not been chartered under the owner so there is very little wear and tear - the yacht is in superb condition.

The yacht was designed to accommodate 10 guests in 5 spacious cabins, each with an ensuite bath. Four guest cabins (two of them - VIP) are situated on the lower deck. There is an additional optional stateroom in the sky lounge with a hidden queen-size drop-down murphy bed which makes it possible to have 12 guests aboard.  The full beam owner area is on the main deck and includes a master cabin, master study, an ensuite bathroom with his and hers partitions and a wardrobe closet big enough for extended cruising.

Just aft of the owner's stateroom is the main salon and dining room integrated with an aft lounge, a magnificent semicircular seating area with a panoramic view that has access to the aft deck, for a complete sequential view of all the features and accommodations of CASTLEFINN.

On the 4th and highest deck, the sundeck features an entertainment bar animated by a $100,000 sound system. The Jacuzzi and lounging area are aft on the sundeck. A dumb waiter - useful to replenish food and drinks without disturbing the guests - travels between the galley deck and the bridge deck.

On the lowest deck is a garage for storing the 21' tender and water toys which can easily be modified as a beach club for an owner who would rather tow a tender. Additionally, in the garage area there is an engineer's cabin with an ensuite bath, formerly a sauna and shower. 

The 44M Heesen is extremely spacious (just below 500 GT) and is a leader among other yachts in this class. Powered by two MTU 16V 4000 M90 diesel engines, this semi-displacement superyacht has a cruising speed of 20 knots with a top speed of exceeding Heesen's rated maximum speed of 23 knots which is an excellent speed for a 144-foot yacht.  At an economical speed of 12 knots with zero speed stabilizers CASTLEFINN has the range of a full displacement yacht (3500 nm) - i.e., CASTLEFINN has the best of both worlds; speed and range.

In 2022-2024 over 4 million dollars was spent to modernize and improve the electronics, mechanical equipment, and the interior décor. For example, the gyro was replaced,  K4 TV remotes, Exterior Sunscreens, Remote fusion Stereo Systems, Main engine upgrades, and much, much more (See:  Section "2021-2022 Refit") The current owner went through the entire yacht and fixed or renewed all systems aboard to have years of trouble-free boating. The yacht finished her ABS 5 year recertifcation in May 2024 which is now good for 5 more years with yearly ABS inspections.


Majesty Yachts USA is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by IYB Yachts.

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Not Paid
Boat Name: Castlefinn
Make: Heesen
Model: 44m
Year: 2011
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: HEESEN
Construction: Aluminum
Boat Hull ID: HEE1234560B2
Has Hull ID: Yes
Range: 4,027.73 mi


Length: 144 ft / 43.89 m
Length Overall: 144'3 ft / 43.97 m
Beam: 27'11 ft / 8.51 m
Range: 13'4 ft / 4027.73 m
Max Draft: 9'4 ft / 2.84 m
Dry Weight: 503,800 lb
Cabins Count: 5

Engines / Speed

Cruising Speed: 20 kn
Propeller RPM: 2100
Maximum Speed: 23 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 17,000 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 4,300 gal
Water Tank Material: Aluminum


Heads Count: 12
Total Liferaft Capacity: 24
Boat Class: Mega Yachts, Motor Yachts


Cruising Speed: 20 kn

Max Speed: 23 kn

Range: 3500 nm @ 1200 kn

LOA: 44 m (144.3”)

Beam: 8.5 m (27’8”)

Max Draft: 2.9 m (9‘4“)

Dry Weight: 503,800 lbs

Fuel Tanks Capacity: 64000 L (16,886 gal.)

Fresh Water Tanks Capacity: 16300 L ( 4300 gal.)

Number of Cabins: 5 Number of Heads: 12


Engine #1

Engine Make: MTU

Engine Model: 16V 4000 M90

Hours: 3528

Power: 2720 kW (3,675hp)

Engine #2

Engine Make: MTU Engine

Model: 16V 4000 M90

Hours: 3528

Power: 2720 kW (3,675 hp)



VIP Double cabin SB with ensuite bathroom (2)

Guest Twin cabin PS with ensuite bathroom (2)

Sky Lounge Murphy Bed Double with full bath in port companionway

Crew accommodation (sleeps 9)

Crew mess

Engine room

Tender garage, engineer cabin, and toys storage

Main Deck Owners Suite Owners’ bathroom

Owners’ office Day head


Main Galley


Dining Salon

Main Salon


Fuel (including day tank): 16,886 gal

Fresh Water: 4300 gal

Speed and Range

Maximum Speed: 23kt

Normal Cruising Speed: 20 kts

Economical Cruising 12 knots

Range:3500 @ 12 knots

Mechanical Equipment

Engines: 2X MTU 16V4000M90, 2.720 KW AT 2.100 RPM

Engine hours: STBD 3528 (Oct. 2022), PORT 3528 (Oct. 2022)

Gearboxes: ZF, model BW 7550 P (PTO axial, vertically off- set)

Propulsion: 2 X MTU 16V4000M90 (2.720 kW at 2.100 rpm)

Generators and Electricity:99kW

Kilo – Pak with John Deere engines 100kW 50Hz, three phase, 230/400 Volts, 3 wire, 1.500rpm

Generator hours: (Oct. 2022) STBD 8194 hrs. PORT 368 hrs. since rebuild...Generator motors were rebuilt in 2022...368 hours since rebuild

Propellers: 2 X Schaffran five 1.380mm blades

Batteries: All batteries replaced in 2022

Chargers: Some replaced in 2022

Stabilizer: Complete VT Naiad type 820 stabilizer installation including stabilization at zero speed.

Bow thrusters: Thruster systems type HRP 1000 - 80kW hydraulically driven.

Hydromar. Controls - retractable stern thruster of 80kW hydraulically driven

Water Maker: 2 x HEM type HEM 25/1400, Serviced – 

Fuel Separator: 1 x Westphalia type OSD 

Interior / Galley / Laundry Equipment


1 X Gaggenau oven/ grill combi 200 series

1 X GIGA ceramic cooktop (4 zone)

1 X GIGA professional Oven

1 X Miele dishwasher Professional

2 X Foster Gastro refrigerator 21.2 cu. Ft. (compressor in engine room)

2 X Foster Gastro freezer 21.2 cu. ft. (compressor in engine room)

1 x Liebherr Comfort refrigerator 3 cu. Ft.

1 X Eurocave wine cooler for minimum of 175 bottles.

1 x Hoshizaki Ice Maker


2 X Miele washer Professional

2 X Miele dryer Professional


1 X Frigonautica series 80 or equal refrigerator


1 X Frigonautica series 80 or equal refrigerator in the lower deck guest corridor

1 X GAMKO professional Bar refrigerator 5.3 cu. ft. in Sky lounge

1 X Hoshizaki icemaker in the sky lounge bar


2 X Frigonautica series 80 or equal refrigerator on the sundeck

1 X Hoshizaki icemaker on the sundeck

Tapenake Pro Mirror SA 4Kw on sundeck


1 X Lodige Dumbwaiter from the main deck to the wheelhouse deck

Wheelhouse Equipment


1 X Kahlenberg airhorn model T1.

Air pressure type with solenoid valve connected to the main air pressure system. With one M-511A automatic Controller in the wheelhouse.


5 X marine type windscreen wipers Hollex 235 KS. Wipers are equipped with two speed 24 VDC electric motors and interval switches.

Windscreen wash system is mounted on the wipers and connected to the ships freshwater system operated by means of a solenoid valve 24 VDC. Type 235 KS silent self-parking shafts, bolts, nulse ringsbronze bearings three speed 30 Watt, 50 Nm wipe angle 40° - 90°


Two (2) Sanshin electric operated 24 VDC search light will be installed. Type ARC/RCL 600 - 24 VDC. Control panel for each in the Bridge. Internal elevation mechanism provides pitch control of spotlight beam while protecting elevation mechanism from weather.

Xenon lamp and parabolic reflector provide hyper-intense 6.000.000 candela spotlight beam. Housing rotates a full 360° allowing all-around illumination capability.

Auto return brings light back to a pre-set position. Focus adjustment gives spot or flood capability. Material: aluminum; color: white; operation: remote joystick control; beam angle: variable, can be narrowed and broadened; elevation angle: 18° up, 30° down; elevation speed 7½° per second; turning speed: 11° per second low, 27° per second high; lamp 150 watt Xenon.


Navigation Equipment


Furuno Black Box X band radar, 12 kW with 6,5 ft scanner, type FAR-2117BB, Operating from 230 Vac Leica DGPS receiver, type AP Navigator MK12 For connection to 24 VDC (2022)

Furuno Satellite Compass/ GPS (2022)

C. Plath Gyrocompass, type Navigate X MK1. Operating from 24VDC or 115/230 VAC (2022)

Sperry Marine C. Plath autopilot, type Navipilot 4000 For connection to 24 VDC

Furuno Navtex, type NX-700 For connection to 24 VDC

Furuno Universal AIS FA -150

3 x Brooks and Gatehouse Depth/Log/Wind pack, type Hydra-2000 Operating from 24 VDC Bridge and both wing stations

Furuno dual frequency color video depth sounder, type FCV-1100L For connection to 24 VDC

1 TimeZero Professional Electronic Chart System (2022)

 Night Vision Camera mounted on Mast Nauti

4 x Furuno RD-30 repeater crew mess/ captain cabin

Onboard Monitoring System with remote access

Nav Computer (2022)


Communication Equipment

Sailor Inmarsat-C system, type TT-3606E Operating from 220 VAC and 24 VDC failsafe

2 X JOTRON portable VHF radio’s, type TR20 Incl. spare batteries (2022)

Raytheon loudhailer/talk back unit, type RAY-430. Operating from 24VDC Sailor simplex / semi-duplex VHF station with DSC, type RT-5022 Operating from 220 VAC and 24 VDC

Sailor duplex VHF station, type RT-4722 Operating from 24 VDC

2 X Icom simplex/semi-duplex VHF station for both wing stations, type IC-M59 For connection to 24 VDC

1 x ICOM IC-M421 simplex/duplex VHF Crew mess


Centralized rack and control system including satellite/ video and audio, multizone capabilities (2022)

1 x Novurania Custom Line 650 Volvo Penta D220 (overhauled 2022)

5 x Remote Fusion stereo systems (2022)

21' newly refurbished Novurania tender (2022)

Safety Equipment


The life raft capacity is in compliance with MCA for a total of 48 on board:

Four (4) twelve-persons Zodiac life rafts in fiberglass container is be supplied and installed on Nylon chocks on wheelhouse deck free floating as per plan, not concealed

Four (4) lifesaving rings recessed, two on main deck and two on wheelhouse deck, stainless steel brackets, two with IKROS M.O.B. light and orange smoke signal, two with 30 meter line 


A rescue boat, Novurania 360TR with Yamaha Two-Stroke 20HP outboard engine which will fit in the 4 meter wide recess on the wheelhouse deck in front of the wheelhouse complete with canvas cover.


A boat crane make Hydromar on the wheelhouse deck in front of the wheelhouse. This crane is used for handling the rescue boat. Maximum reach: approx. 13’ Maximum load : 1100 lbs. Rotation angle: 180º Hauling speed: 16.4’/minute Lifting height: maximum 30’


4 X sun awnings at the following locations:

1 X hand deployed sun awning on the main deck aft above the sitting area.

1 X hand deployed sun awning on the wheelhouse deck aft above the sitting area.

2 X motorized sun awnings on the sundeck in the front and aft end of the mast.

M.O.B. light, EPRIB & SART M.O.B. Twenty-four SOLAS (24) inflatable life jackets adult and four (4) inflatable life jackets child. All life jackets with light and whistle.


One (1) Sailor 406 EPIRB and two (2) TRON 9Ghz SART’s approved by classification. Hydrostatic release automatically deploys EPIRB if vessel sinks to approximately 12.8’. Open face bracket design facilitates testing and deployment; catapult spring loaded to ensure EPIRB deployment/float housing. Material High impact polycarbonate case Color Hi-Viz Yellow Deployment Automatic, hydrostatic release MCMU 200 Operation Automatically deploys when water depth is approximately 4 12.8’ and begins transmitting


2 X electric stainless steel anchor capstan make Staalart model CAS23-17,5.ED with chain cable lifter suitable for 17,5 mm stud link chain cable made to quality U2.

Control box for 230V/400VAC 50Hz 3ph – 24VDC for anchor winch dual direction dual speed.

2 X stainless steel chain stoppers mounted on baseplate of the anchor winch. Made to size for stud link chain grade U2 17,5 mm. Material stainless steel, completely polished, chain path glass beat.

2 X tensionless square chain roller made for stud link chain grade U2 17,5 made of bronze.

2 X stainless steel devils’ claw for stud link chain grade U2 17,5 mm. Finish glass beat with polished stainless steel handwheel.

2 X chain roller and devil claw foundations made of polished stainless-steel plating.

6 X HY designed stainless steel oval mooring ports

4 X of the freeing ports on the foredeck locally covered with stainless steel complete with vertical rollers to act as mooring ports.


1 X electric/hydraulic operated side boarding ladder installed in the starboard bulwark, aft of the bulwark entrance door make Hydromar or equal.

Self-inclining steps.

Total width of ladder: 580 mm

Material ladder : stainless steel 316L

Material cover plate : aluminum

Material cylinders : stainless steel 316L Two locking cylinders

One extension cylinder for pivoting out of the bulwark, two topping cylinders for topping from horizontal down to 50º.

Including teak grating, Tivoli lighting and stainless-steel side railing. Control through push buttons recessed in the bulwark

2021-2022 Refit, Repairs, New Equipment

Painted bottom

Replaced all the batteries

Rebuilt engine on Stbd Gen

Rebuilt engine on Port Gen 368 hours since rebuild at 10,379 hours

Replaced Tool chests

Installed Alarm remote system

Replaced Starboard Radar

Replaced KVH antenna

Replaced VSAT antenna

Replaced Flybridge monitor

Installed new Nav software

Replaced Furuno Sounder

Replaced pilot house VHF Radio

Replaced Nav computer

Replaced mouses

Replaced GPS

Installed K4 antenna

Replaced Gyro

Installed Dish Receivers

Installed K4 TV remotes

Replaced Main Salon TV

Replaced Crew quarters bedding

Replaced Interior & Exterior cushions

Replaced exterior covers

Replaced exterior sun screens

Installed 5 remote Fusion stereo systems

Repaired Ice Makers

Replaced Hull/fuel tank plating

Repaired oil leaks on Naiad system

Repaired port side interior window water damage

Repaired A/C

Repaired Hamans system

Repaired Fuel polisher

Repaired & descaled black water lines

Cleaned and repaired all fuel tanks

Cleaned Black water tank

Remove old oil/loaded new oil

Replaced crew quarters carpet

Cleaned all a/c ducts

Replaced hydraulic steering lines

Repaired Stern thruster

Replaced 3 air handlers

Repaired Starboard Anchor capstan

Repaired Garage door seal

Replaced Life raft release cables

Replaced Life Rings/Lights

Replaced some fire equipment

Updated Safety plan

Conducted Converter Maintenance/Repair

Replaced davit cable

Repaired Freezer/Refrigerator

Replaced deck lines

Repaired horn

Repaired crew dishwasher

Repaired washers

FDDA repair of main engines

New Injectors on both engines

Wax and Buff exterior

Refurbished 21' Novurania tender

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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