Formula 1 racecars are carving turns alongside Port Hercule as the Monaco Grand Prix returns this weekend. Gandstands have limited spectators due to the ongoing pandemic. However, the megayachts in the harbor are no fewer than expected. Here are several watching the race from the privacy of the water. Atlantis II. A fixture in the
When you own a classic yacht and both want and need modifications, it’s important to strike a balance between preservation and transformation. The owners of the 35-year-old Amara prioritized that balance, as did the craftspeople at Feadship’s Makkum yard, during a recently completed refit. The owners acquired the 188-foot (57.3-meter) megayacht, the ex-Cacique, last year.
Three hundred and 12 feet (95 meters) of pure bliss. The family behind the Feadship Bliss surely felt that way upon the launch of their new yacht, upon which they plan to travel the world. Every custom yacht is years in the making, from initial planning and design to construction. This project, which started as
In The Netherlands, large private yachts squeeze through the canals and wind their way through the countryside for sea trials on a regular basis. The funny thing is, no matter how many times the local citizens see this happen, they stop and marvel. We do the very same thing, if we are being honest. Feadship’s
A multi-generational family is eager to start cruising all over the world aboard their new, entirely aluminum 181-footer (55.2-meter). The Feadship Somnium floated out from the builder’s Aalsmeer yard in The Netherlands this week, in anticipation of sea trials starting soon. “Eager” may actually be an understatement. For instance, after choosing Feadship following an extensive
Stepping up from a 203-footer (62-meter) to 308-footer (94-meter) megayacht is a significant jump. But, it’s one that the owner of the somewhat still confidential Feadship Project 817 clearly felt comfortable taking. His new yacht celebrated her official launch late last week, ahead of delivery in several weeks. Equally noteworthy, she features diesel-electric propulsion and