The yachting year in review: 12 key news stories from 2016


Feadship gets a head for heights

The elegantly styled 96.55 metre Feadship Project Vertigo glided out of Makkum in November. Developed in collaboration with Redman Whiteley Dixon and Azure Naval Architects, this steel hulled yacht is due for completion in February and is currently offered for sale. Standout features include a floating superyacht staircase and a double-sided fireplace, which has been finished in limestone and quartz.


Project 1007 emerges

The year drew to a close with a Boat International exclusive as we broke the news of Project 1007, a 110 metre in-build superyacht that will become the flagship of the Feadship fleet when delivered in 2018. Her remarkable exterior comes courtesy of British studio Michael Leach Design, but all other details are being kept under wraps for now. Watch this space for further details in 2017...

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