Three and a half days. This is how long it took Lady S to travel from the Royal Van Lent shipyard of Feadship down to Rotterdam and onward to her first sea trials on the North Sea. Along the way, she passed through more locks, drawbridges, and waterways than you can count on both hands.
Imagine seeing a 138-foot (42-meter) megayacht cruising around 65 years ago. Even a yacht half that size was astounding. Now consider rebuilding that yacht in modern times, with just her hull remaining from the original construction. This is the story behind Istros, whose hull is a recent arrival at Feadship, her original builder, for the
Now entering its 34th year, the Palm Beach International Boat Show has grown to be one of the largest stateside events on the yachting calendar. From foul-weather gear to fishing boats, you can find it all at the show. Two weeks from today, you can explore the exhibits spanning the downtown West Palm Beach waterfront
When you think of Feadship, you might think of some of the largest megayachts in the world. Some classic Feadships aren’t so big by today’s standards. Nonetheless, they were extraordinary for their era. Such is the case with Caravelle, from 1965. She measured an eye-opening 73’8” (22.5 meters) at the time. Equally noteworthy, she was
Bill Muncke, a longtime photographer in yachting, died suddenly on February 6. He was 79 years old. According to a family friend, Muncke was discovered unconscious in his Paris apartment the morning of February 5. He was then taken to the hospital. However, he died, unexpectedly, the following morning. Born in December 1939 in Chicago,
Today sports fans around the United States gather to watch Super Bowl LIII. They’re doing so in a variety of places, like their own living rooms, their friends’ homes, bars, and restaurants. Some, though, might be doing so on the decks of a yacht—in a warm, tropical climate, no less. But, chances are, as beautiful