Recent yacht launches and deliveries

Jan 8, 2017 by Guest Writer

Feadship recently launched its new 317-foot (97m) M/Y Vertigo. Designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon and Chahan Interior Design, the steel yacht has an aluminum superstructure. It features a games deck and helicopter landing pad with a hangar below for a Bell 429 WLG helicopter.

Its custom tenders are the first to be Feadship-certified in a partnership with Tenderworks.

“Creating a rigid shape with five 10m hatches in the hull represented an enormous structural challenge,” said Feadship director Tom de Vries. “This holds especially true when you take into account that the pool is also in the aft deck. It requires an incredible level of engineering that very few yards are capable of.”

The main deck is home to a cinema and six staterooms (two VIPs), a hairdressing salon and a dedicated pantry. Two staff cabins, which can be converted into guest suites if needed, are located on the bridge deck above.

The bridge deck also features a club lounge, offices for owner and captain, and a state-of-the-art Feadship wheelhouse. It also has a pizza oven on the sun deck.

The yacht will carry 26 crew in 13 crew cabins, including four officer’s cabins, one doctor’s cabin, one pilot’s cabin, and one captain’s cabin.

French shipyard Chantier Naval Couach, which owns Couach Yachts, has recently launched the latest in its 44m fast planing, composite yacht series.

Topics:


Related Articles

Peters and May appoints SE Asia business development manager

Peters and May appoints SE Asia business development manager

Charles Hazet has been appointed business development manager for Asia operations for the UK-based yacht transport logistics company Peters & May. Hazet’s appointment marks the first stage of a …

Provo marina honored

The IGY-managed Blue Haven Marina in Turks & Caicos has been awarded 5 Gold Anchors by The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA). The Gold Anchor Award Scheme is a voluntary

From the Bridge: Highs and lows as captain on a yacht

Defining the job of a yacht captain is tough. Every boat is different, every owner is different, and every program is different, so every job ends up being different.

National to open at Bahia Mar

National Marine Suppliers is scheduled to open a new location at Bahia Mar in Ft. Lauderdale on Sept. 1. The store will stock many basic and common yacht supplies

Triton Spotter in Dubai

Triton Spotter in Dubai

Tom Rowe of National Marine Suppliers, left, and Mike Yorston of Aere Marine Group, keep The Triton busy at the Dubai International Boat Show in late

Yachts named at World Superyacht Awards

The 47m M/Y Loretta Anna won Motor Yacht of the Year in the eighth annual World Superyacht Awards over the weekend. Designed by Dubois Naval Architects and built by