Within the last several days, the megayacht previously known as Feadship Project 705 started conducting sea trials. Bearing the official name Podium, the yacht should enjoy her first owner trips in a few short weeks. Coming in at 239 feet (72.85 meters), the blue-hulled Podium left Feadship’s Aalsmeer shipyard for Rotterdam on May 18. This
With so many of us working from home, we are getting some unexpected looks into how our colleagues live. And to be honest, we really wish some of our fellow professionals would spruce up their places. Either that, or pretend they are not in their kitchen and instead opt for the backgrounds that virtual meeting
An intensive rebuild at Feadship is entering its final weeks, and the 138-footer (42-meter) at the center of it is visible for the first time in a year. The Istros restoration has been a major undertaking, particularly in the midst of the pandemic, honoring her classic history while incorporating forward-thinking engineering. The reconstruction and
UPDATE, APRIL 14: Hundreds of you have downloaded our superyacht sketches! Due to a few requests, we have decided to extend this initiative several more days. Originally, we wanted sketches back by April 10. However, some parents only just learned about the project now. So, the good news is, we’ll hold open submissions through April
While a lot of yacht watchers pay attention to launch day, subsequent days are equally important. For instance, the day Moonrise departed the waters around her build shed in The Netherlands for Amsterdam this month was pretty important. She headed off to get her propellers fitted and undergo some other checks before beginning sea trials.
All 239 feet (72.85 meters) of Feadship Project 705 are now out in the open at the shipyard. She floated out of her build shed this week, in preparation for the traditional christening formalities in a few weeks’ time. When we last saw Feadship Project 705, she was on the move to the Royal De