icon_arrow_down icon_arrow_left icon_arrow_left_large icon_arrow_right icon_arrow_right_large icon_arrow_up icon_back icon_bell icon_bullet_arrow icon_bullet_dot icon_call icon_close icon_close_large icon_compare icon_facebook icon_favourite icon_googleplus icon_grid_off icon_grid_on icon_information icon_instagram icon_login icon_menu icon_message icon_minus icon_pinterest icon_plus icon_quote_end icon_quote_start icon_radio_on icon_refresh icon_search icon_share icon_star icon_tick_on icon_twitter icon_video_play icon_youtube

Subscribe to our mailing list

Newsletter Preferences

Choose one or more newsletters
No, thanks

Superyacht The Highlander sold by Bradford Marine Yacht Sales

News of a big sale comes in overnight from the US as Whit Kirkland of Bradford Marine Yacht Sales announces that he has sold the 46m motor yacht The Highlander. He was the only broker in the deal.

An iconic Feadship yacht that was ordered by the Forbes family for corporate use and delivered by the De Vries yard in 1986, The Highlander was the successor to a long line of yachts of the same name - most of which have been Feadships. The outstanding lines of her superstructure and her semi-cruising stern were created by Jon Bannenberg, and the yacht's exterior is uniquely green - the colour of money, and a reference to the yacht's staunchly capitalist role. Above all, it represented the ultimate customisation with the implicit declaration that this was a Forbes yacht as much as it was a Feadship.

Whit Kirkland noted that his father had sold The Highlander as a new build to Malcolm Forbes, and now the circle is complete as he has sold her to her second owner. 'It is a passing of great yacht, synonymous with New York and an icon of American Yachting, to a new life and adventure. I will be glad to see her back on the open seas entertaining her new owners and their guests,' he says.

The final asking price of The Highlander was $4.99 million.

Loading content...
Show all results for “%{term}