In summer 2021, the 65 metre Feadship Callisto emerged from a full-scale, multi-million euro refit that lasted almost a year. Her home shipyard was trusted with the project, with Feadship welcoming Callisto to its then-new facilities in Amsterdam.
Alongside major technical improvements including full service and maintenance, the yacht was given a fresh lick of exterior paint from hull to mast and had a variety of furnishings replaced to freshen her look. All exterior teak was revarnished, her awnings were replaced and her passerelle was also removed and overhauled.
The owner entered the yacht into a refit before listing her for sale for the first time in her history. Camper & Nicholsons was trusted with the listing and she hit the market in July 2022. The owner wanted to "'continue maintaining her in the best manner (irrespective of cost) and hand over the yacht in the best possible condition," according to listing broker Alex Lees-Buckley.
The brief was simple: to freshen her look while maintaining her classic elegance. The yacht's interior was designed by Terence Disdale, and the design team was tasked with keeping her original look and feel, which centres around warm woods, coffee and cream shades and touches of cool blue.
Accommodation on this yacht for sale is for 12 guests in six cabins with a full-beam owner's suite on the main deck forward, including a large office and day room, his and hers bathrooms and a walk-in dressing room. Five guest cabins are situated on the lower deck.
Elsewhere, the yacht is home to a well-equipped gym and a generous sundeck with a dip pool. According to Lees-Buckley, the yacht's design includes a "well-balanced layout both internally and externally". The configuration includes a good separation between guest and crew areas and she has been built as a true world cruiser, capable of entertaining her owner and their family year-round.
Callisto has a range of 3,500 nautical miles at 12 knots. Other key numbers include a beam of 11.6 metres and a GT of 1306.
In spite of the considerable work that the yacht underwent, Lees-Buckley said there were "no particular challenges and everything was routine maintenance". He added: "The boat was not run down in any way, purely ready for a refresh and service."
Feadship's Pieter de Vries echoed those sentiments, noting that she has been back to the Feadship twice since she was launched which is "quite something when based in the Caribbean."
De Vries continued: "Callisto was the owners’ first Feadship and he chose an experienced team to oversee the design, engineering, build, delivery, and management."
He added that was an "archetypal" Feadship and noted that "16 years later this team is still involved in the daily running of the yacht, which is exceptional!"
Callisto is asking €46,000,000.