The Italian shipyard Heron Yacht has ready a new project: a boat that (above all) measures 38 feet, 11.65 meters. Heron 38 will be both inboard and outboard. This has been developed in partnership between “SC Superyacht Design” and the shipyard’s technical department is focused on optimising new water lines developed specifically for the various propulsion systems envisaged.
Heron’s boat departs outboard
The first Heron 38 will be equipped with an outboard motor and has been developed using sophisticated software for computer fluid dynamics simulation. The exterior is the unmistakable appearance of Heron, with a hull designed for fast and stable navigation. Day cruiser or walk around, with the engine that the owner wants.
All the space you need
Ease of management and safety are other focuses of the project: always at the design stage, the boat was studied from the command post and on the arrangement of the tools to obtain perfect visibility even with the dashboard tilt. At the bow there is a very large sunbathing area for comfortable bathing in the sea, at the stern a large platform to facilitate access to the sea and have an additional surface. Aft of the wheelhouse there is a table with two side seats that turn into a second sundeck.
The deck has a large bar with integrated refrigerator, flap top, worktop with sink and gas burners. There is also a large storage locker for the raft for easy access. The large tailgate in the cockpit facilitates the maintenance of engines in the EFB version while for the outboard version the space can be used for the storage of aquatic toys.
In the standard version there is a cabin with double bed, separate bathroom with integrated shower. The optional version includes an additional double bed below the deck in the driver’s area.
Boat technology sheet: Heron 38
- Length overall: 11.65 m (including bow anchor and stern platform)
- Hull length: 9.99 m (category boat;10 m with footplate shown)
- Maximum width: 3.63 m
- Max displacement Walkaround 7.0 Ton – Day Cruiser 7.6 Ton
- Max Draught 0.95 Mt
- Fuel tank: 900 Lt
- Cat CE design: “B”
- EFB Performance 2×400 hp Walkaround 41 Kn – Day Cruiser 40 Kn
- Performance FB 2×350 hp Walkaround 42 Kn – Day Cruiser 41 Kn