Feadship completed the building motor yacht MEDUSE in 1996. As such, she has the distinction of being built country of the Netherlands. MEDUSE had her naval architecture and design created by De Voogt Naval Architects and De Voogt Naval Architects. This superyacht MEDUSE can sleep overnight a maximum of 12 passengers all told aboard and 15 qualified crew. Completed in the year of 1996 the comparatively modern interior decoration proffers the traditional interpretations of the design work of Mcmillen Of New York.
Back in 2001 MEDUSE was the biggest yacht owned by Paul Allen. The other yacht he owned at that time was another Feadship, Charade (46.88 m) Paul Allen who is the Microsoft co-founder now owns Tatoosh and Octopus.
De Voogt Naval Architects was the naval architect firm involved in the technical nautical plans for MEDUSE. Also the company De Voogt Naval Architects expertly collaborated on this project. Interior designer Mcmillen Of New York was commissioned for the internal interior ambience. the Netherlands is the country that The Feadship De Vries Shipyard completed their new build motor yacht in. After formal launch in 1996 in Aalsmeer she was released to the proud new owner following final finishing. The hull was constructed with steel. The motor yacht superstructure is fabricated extensively using aluminium. With a beam of 10.55 metres or 34.6 feet MEDUSE has spacious interior. She has a deep draught of 3.2m (10.5ft). She had refit improvement and alteration work carried out by 2006.
The 3516 DITA engine installed in the motor yacht is built by CATERPILLAR. Connected to her Caterpillar engine(s) are twin screw propellers. The engine of the ship produces 1710 horse power (or 1258 kilowatts). She is fitted with 2 engines. The sum output for the boat is accordingly 3420 HP or 2517 KW. With respect to stabalisers she uses Vosper.
Providing chambers for a limit of 12 welcome guests staying on board, the MEDUSE accommodates everyone in luxury. Under normal conditions she utilises approximately 15 proficient crew to maintain and sail.
The main engines are two 1710 HP or 1258 Kilowatts Caterpillar. The Model type is 3516 DITA diesel. - Giving the combined power of 3420 HP /2517 KW. - Cruise Speed: 14 nautical miles per hour. - Top Speed: 16 knots. - Approximate range: 5500 at a speed of 12 knots. - Fuel Capacity: 120000 L. - Potable water capacity: 30000.00. - Power generation: Caterpillar 3 times 165 kilowatts. - Some locations the yacht has visited: Oakland. United States. Alameda County. California. - Stabalisers: Vosper. - A/C: Heinen & Hopman. - Beam: 10.55m/34.6ft. - Waterline Length (LWL): 53.65m/176ft. - Draught at deepest: 3.2m/10.5ft.
On Sept 2009 MEDUSE cruised Maneadero, in Mexico. MEDUSE has traveled the location including Baja California during the month of Sept 2009. As she comes with a helicopter pad capability M/Y MEDUSE features increased distant fast transport potential. Heinen & Hopman is the brand of AC utilised in this ship. Her deck material is predominantly a teak deck.
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