FeadshipYachts for Sale
There are yachts and there are Feadships. Feadship, aka First Export Association of Dutch Shipbuilders, is based in the Netherlands with roots dating back to 1849. Feadship is recognized as the world leader in the field of pure custom super yachts. They take pride in giving their clients a blank page set out to create a super yacht that is unlike any other in the world. Thanks to this strategy, Feadship yachts for sale are one of the best in the world.
Feadship’s philosophy is: “clients have carte blanche to create whatever they desire, and we start with the assumption that everything is possible”.
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Feadship has three yacht building facilities in Aalsmeer, Makkum and Kaag, and one design and engineering center, De Voogt Naval Architects in Haarlem.
The Largest Feadship’s
The up-to-date largest Feadship is that of Feadship Yacht Symphony, 333feet / 101.50meters. However, Feadship has announced a giant new construction and refit facility in the heart of Amsterdam. In 2019, the trendy Western harbor area of the Dutch capital will be home to the fourth Feadship facility. Feadships of up to 160 meters in length will be launched from this new icon on the Amsterdam skyline.
Feadship Yachts History
Formed as a group in 1949, Feadship has roots that can be traced back a further century. The generations of craftsmen who launched iconic boats under the leadership of the De Vries, Van Lent and De Voogt families in the 1800s and first half of the 1900s are an integral part of the Feadship story.
The Van Lent Feadship Yard
The roots of the Van Lent yard go back to 1849, the first De Vries yard opened its doors in 1906 and the earliest De Voogt designs stem from 1912. With an immense history of famous owners and an ongoing list of award winning projects and innovations, Feadship is now firmly established in the lucrative market of yacht seekers. Malcolm Forbes launched the first of three Feadship yachts, The Highlander in 1957. The list of VIP Feadship enthusiasts is ever changing, but amongst others were: Ford II with Yacht Santa Maria; Arthur Wirtz with his Feadship yacht Blackhawk; and James Ryder, who so enjoyed his first Feadship Yacht JARDELL when she was launched in 1970 that he immediately ordered a new, larger one, Feadship yacht Big R.
Feadship prides in its craftsmanship from the designers, painters, interior designers, welders, engineers, metalworkers, and the composite specialists.
Notable Feadship Builds
Feadship has a lengthy score of notable builds. In 1953 Feadship yacht CAPRI was crowned Queen of the International Motor Boat Show as the high quality offered by Feadship impressed judges and owners alike. Camargo IV showcased high-tech features, for the year of 1961, such as retractable stabilizer fins and air conditioning. In 1975, Lac II became the first Feadship to feature the work of an interior designer (Pierre Tanter) and Susan Puleo’s extraordinary glass interior on Circus II in 1983 showed that this movement was here to stay. The 1980s was the decade that Feadship started incorporating the work of legendary exterior designers, including the amazing profiles drawn by Jon Bannenberg on yachts like Azteca, Paraiso, New Horizon L, Cedar Sea and the green Feadship Yacht The Highlander.
To experience the Feadship quality first hand one can charter the luxury motor yacht BROADWATER. This 163′ Feadship was named a finalist in the 2016 Super Yacht Awards. She features a brand new interior refit with classic stylings and rich color. For more information on chartering BROADWATER, contact our charter team or click here.
Feadship now showcases its quality to a global audience with award-winning masterpieces such as Tango, a superb example of seamless cooperation between builders, naval architects, designers and owners.
Feadship yacht Savannah became the first hybrid motor-superyacht in an amazing style. In the 1990s, Virginian set new design and layout standards by having four full decks. Mylin IV was the first Feadship with a bulbous bow.
Feadship yacht Solemates became the world’s first fully MCA-compliant superyacht, while Sussurro featured jet propulsion and speeds as high as 46 knots. The wonderful Wedge Too set a new size record and featured an incredible Philippe Starck – designed oval superstructure clad with oiled teak. Andiamo was the first expedition-type Feadship.
The 86m speed machine Ecstasea added 20 meters to the length record while combining 30+ knots of gas turbine power with a helicopter hangar hidden in the bow. Predator’s owner also required high speeds but wanted this achieved through a revolutionary axe-bow concept. Savannah became the first hybrid motor-superyacht in an amazing style. Feadship continues to provide turnkey solutions and handcrafted mega yachts.
For more information on our Feadship yachts for sale, a new-build Feadship project or to charter a Feadship yacht, email the team or call 561.833.4462
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