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
PHOTOS: Guy Fleury Photography and Tom van Oossanen Some of the most remote places on earth are closer than ever to being reached by the owner of Project Ragnar. The 2,450-gross-ton converted vessel just started sea trials yesterday. Since Icon Yachts was pleased by her performance, she should see delivery in the next several weeks.
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
Earlier this month, we gave you an inside look at Project Ragnar, an extensive refit that has been at Icon Yachts for some time. Yesterday, the adventure yacht celebrated her official launch, in her official new role. Suiting her purpose as a tough adventurer, Project Ragnar gets her name from a Viking king and warrior.
PHOTOS: Facebook/Icon Yachts Many megayacht owners enjoy a glass or two of wine, and of course serving special vintages to their guests. Judging from photos so far of Project Ragnar, the owner is more than just a casual consumer. Check out the dedicated wine-stowage area (really, more like a room) aboard the megayacht in the
After about two years, a former icebreaking commercial vessel is rapidly approaching launch as a luxury adventure cruiser. Project Ragnar, the robust-looking conversion, is in the proverbial home stretch at Icon Yachts. To call Project Ragnar a refit is an understatement. She is really more of an extreme makeover, given her previous life. Constructed as