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52m Broadwater's "Major Conversion" Underway at Huisfit
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52m Broadwater's "Major Conversion" Underway at Huisfit

The "major conversion" of 52 metre Feadship superyacht Broadwater is well underway at Royal Huisman's refit division Huisfit.

The project, which is set to complete in spring 2020, will see Broadwater transformed into a “modern and liveable home away from home” with charter capability, according to the owner’s brief.

New exterior and interior styling will be undertaken by Adam Voorhees, who previously worked with the owner on the refit of his other classic Feadship, while MCM Newport’s Peter Wilson will oversee the project.

Work will include a four-metre extension of the hull, including a re-styled stern, to expand the aft deck and beach club amenities. Meanwhile, the sundeck has been rebuilt with a new composite mast and hardtop, as well as a large spa pool, bar area and day head.

The refit will see an overhaul of the guest and crew areas too, with a more contemporary interior. Materials such as oak, open grain black walnut, patinated bronze and textured Serpeggiante and Portoro will feature throughout, with soft furnishings in tactile cashmere, silks, leathers and linens.

The layout of master stateroom on the forward main deck will also be modified to create a his and hers bathroom separated by a glass shower.

Last but not least, the superstructure and hull will be repainted to a new blue and white colour scheme while the yacht’s classification will be changed from private to commercial use.

Launched in 1994, Broadwater was designed by Frits De Voogt with interiors penned by John Munford. She was acquired by her new owner at the end of 2018, who also owns another classic Feadship by the same name.

Broadwater arrived at Huisfit in July 2019 begin the conversion and is scheduled for redelivery in spring 2020.

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