HIGHLANDER Feadship | From US$ 150,000/wk

A stunning 50m luxury yacht with excellent amenities and generous living areas

HIGHLANDER Feadship | From US$ 150,000 /wk

Measuring 49,45 metres (162'3''), the Feadship charter yacht HIGHLANDER ( ex The Highlander) was originally launched in 1986 for Malcolm Forbes and, thanks to her distinct green hull, represents one of the most instantly recognizable superyachts around the world. Superyacht HIGHLANDER received a comprehensive refit by Derecktor shipyard in 2014, fully respecting the groundbreaking exterior lines of her legendary designer Jon Bannenberg. She is available for Mediterranean yacht charter vacations.

NOTABLE FEATURES for HIGHLANDER: Bespoke elegant interior decor ~ On deck master stateroom ~ Excellent exterior living ~ Large swim platform ~ Vast assortment of water toys ~ Stabilizers ~ WiFi ~ Gym equipment ~ Jacuzzi

Originally, the luxury yacht HIGHLANDER was built with a steel hull in order to suit the need for long range cruising to destinations such as China, Alaska or Bora Bora. Her original layout included a large reception and vast conference areas, allowing Forbes to entertain countless dignitaries, heads of state and business leaders in supreme style.

After more than a quarter of a century, The Highlander yacht was offered for sale. In 2014 she was re-launched following an extensive refit by Derecktor. HIGHLANDER’s profile was modernized taking advantage of her representative angular lines originally designed by Bannenberg. Spaces were adjusted to suit the needs of her new Owners, their family and charter guests.

The enormous refit project included upgrading and modernizing all the mechanics while extending the stern by 12 feet to create a contemporary transom and accommodate a lifting transformer platform. Charter yacht HIGHLANDER’s top deck was also extended forward, creating an excellent al fresco relaxation area.

Luxury superyacht HIGHLANDER features a beautiful new interior, which opens up the interior spaces to play to the strengths of the vessel and transformed her from a corporate entertainment boat into a spectacular yacht for private use and unparalleled yacht charter.

The entire main deck of HIGHLANDER yacht was stripped back, floors, ceilings, and walls removed and beautiful white Angire and dark wedge interiors installed. The new Master stateroom is situated forward, boasting two new master bathrooms. There are six guest suites with en-suites, each with its own en suite bathroom.

High technology has been added from Quantum zero-speed stabilizers, an all-new pilot house, extensive WiFi facilities & new audio video system to the latest eco-friendly sewage system, LED lighting and new air-conditioning.

The original Malcolm Forbes’ custom made cigarette boat has been entirely refitted. She was painted jet black with swaggering bold red stripe.

Yacht Charter Accommodation

Luxurious accommodation on board HIGHLANDER superyacht is offered in one Master Stateroom with two private bathrooms, as well as six additional guests suites, each with their own en-suite bathroom.

Charter Amenities and Extras

Tenders & Toys: ~ 1 x 6.5m. Ribeye tender, 115 HP Yamaha. ~ 1 x Donzi 7.6m. 240 HP Mercruiser V6 MPV. Classic, engines overhauled in 2018, seats 12 passengers; full Rain Cover. ~ Waverunners: 2x Yamaha VX Cruisers ~ Seabobs: 2x Seabobs F5S (currently being serviced and not available, Dec 2019) ~ Kayaks: 2x Double Person Sea Kayaks ~ Paddle Board: 2x Paddle Boards ~ Boards: 1x Kneeboard, 1x Set Wakeboards ~ Water Ski’s: 1x Adult Ski’s, 1x Kids Ski’s, 1x Outlaw Salom Ski ~ Towables: 1x 3 Person Banana, 1x 3 Person Aquaglide Retro Towable Tube ~ Snorkeling Gear: 12 Sets ~ Scuba Gear: Rdv Diving, not for guest use. ~ Fishing Gear: 2 Sets // Audio Visual Equipment and Deck Facilities: ~ Apple and PLEX Entertainment throughout; 1000 movies/shows Apple Library ~ KVH 11 World Satellite available on all TV’s & Stateroom TV’s ~ IPAD controls for all public rooms ~ DVD, MP3 and IPOD docking stations for all TV’s & stereo systems ~ TV’s: Sky Lounge Samsung 50” LED HD Smart TV, Media Room Samsung 75” LED HD Smart TV, Office Samsung 46” LED HD Smart TV. // Communications: ~ Seatel 4009 VSAT Satcom (whilst in the Caribbean the yacht runs on Directv Caribbean) ~ Fleet Broadband Internet available in all Staterooms and public areas ~ WiFi throughout, 32 wireless access points (please not that internet speed varies depending on the location of the yacht and how many other yachts are nearby) ~ VOIP phones in public areas // Gym equipment: ~ EXCERCISE: Adjustable Bench; Free Weights; Exercise Mats; Exercise Ball; Yoga mats; Life fitness bicycle. ~ MASSAGE ROOM: Separate Massage Room

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US$ 150,000 - 190,000/wk

'...total originality in yacht design has become more difficult to attain following Jon Bannenberg’s masterful levels of creative daring.' - “I don’t want to lead everything back to my dad — but it’s well known and accepted that, whether it’s his big round windows, or certain lines, or a way of treating wings on a superstructure, they all inspired many people and I think that’s fair game. I think all people’s design processes, whether subliminal or not, are recalling something — whether it’s something that’s stirred, or triggered something, or sparked an idea, or an unintentional homage to someone.” - Dickie Bannenberg talks of yacht design and his father Jon Bannenberg's groundbreaking work.

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