Browse our selection of some of the finest Feadship yachts for sale & charter on the market today.
Feadship is recognised as the world leader in the category of pure custom superyachts. With roots dating as far back as 1849, strategically based in the Netherlands, Feadship marked her 70 year anniversary in 2019. Striving for perfection, every new Feadship is the best they have ever built, setting new standards in terms of design, engineering, construction and craftsmanship.
Over the years, the Feadship empire has become synonymous with the finest quality luxury motor yachts on the market, placing The Netherlands on the map as one of the world’s most prestigious yacht-building hubs.
There are many standout yachts delivered by the yard, among them are the 72.8m Predator (2008) designed by De Voogt and featuring the builders first reverse bow, the high speed 49.5m Sussuro (1998) designed by De Voogt with Don Shead, its first expedition-style yacht with the launch in 2018 of the 73.6m Sherpa and the 51m Promise, its first ice-classed yacht designed by De Voogt and Bannenberg & Rowell.
To note also is the sumptuous Symphony, built for the head of LMVH and launched in 2015 with exterior styling by Tim Heywood and the 85m turbine-powered superyacht Ecstasea delivered in 2004 to Russian oligarch Roman Obramovich.
Feadship is renowned for picking up industry awards, back in 1953 it was Capri that was crowned Queen of the International Boat Show impressing judges and owners alike, wowed by Feadships skill with steel which was rarely used for yachts at that time. More recently the 77.25m Pi (ex-Syzygy) won an innovation award in 2019 by Boat International Design and Innovation along with Savannah who was the first hybrid Feadship featuring diesel-electric power.
In the 1960’s Feadship launched no fewer than 109 yachts with an average size of 20m, a far cry from 2022 when the 119m Project 821 will become Feadships largest superyacht to date.
The group was founded in an Amersterdam Café in 1949 when six yards and De Voogt Naval Architects agreed to pitch their high-end quality products on the American market under the name of Feadship. Feadship is short for the first Export Association of Dutch Shipbuilders.
Today there are three parties involved in Feadship: Royal Van Lent Shipyard (1849) and Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouz (1906), two of the original yards and the third, De Voogt Naval Architects (1913). Henri de Voogt joined the Feadship group in 1950, already one of Holland’s greatest and prominent designers. He played a pivotal role as the lynchpin between the Feadship families. Each Feadship party has a distinctive history, its own in-house craftsmen and disciplines.
Feadships success rapidly grew in the US and around the globe throughout the 20th century and in to the 21st as did the size and volume of the yachts it delivered. Her reputation enhanced by celebrity owners, the late Jim Moran, a US auto dealer and philanthropist made headlines by building no less than eight luxury Feadship yachts all named Gallant Lady and Podium, a 73m delivered in 2020 to the found of Apple, Steve Jobs.
Feadship now operates four shipyards in The Netherlands delivering high quality custom superyachts, its satellite yard in Makkum accommodates the construction of its larger vessels which is fast becoming the new norm.