The respected Dutch shipyard, Feadship has announced its first launch this year, that of the 66,25-metre superyacht VANISH. The vessel was launched during a rock’n’roll ceremony this Saturday, 23rd January, 2016. at Kaag Iland. The ceremony was attended by hundreds of guests and the proud owners treated all yard personnel to a tour of their pure custom vessel.
VANISH boasts such impressive features as a free-standing staircase flanked by a glass wall over three decks, an innovative extendable balcony for the owner’s stateroom and a very original transom design. The yacht has been constructed to the desires and wishes of her owners, just as any other Feadship superyacht, and on this particular build, the shipyard collaborated with Eidsgaard Design.
“This launch party encapsulates the energy with which the owners have embarked on fashioning their Feadship,” explained Feadship director Jan-Bart Verkuyl. “They are excited about enjoying all the options involved in being close to the water, from the exquisite transom sea terrace to the inviting sun deck bar. Vanish has been designed to suit the way they like to spend time onboard with a wide array of watersports options. With helipads on both the sun deck aft and bow area, she serves as a springboard to a world of adventures for the owners and their guests.”
The owners of VANISH were very much involved in the project and had great fun in creating this spectacular vessel. Their appreciation for the perfect craftsmanship carried out on their behalf was made clear when they offer to give all the personnel of the yacht and their partners the possibility to view the finished vessel.
“It is very unusual for all the people from the myriad disciplines involved in a superyacht build to actually get to see how everything came together in the end,” adds Verkuyl. “Vanish is a showcase example of a holistic superyacht, and it is wonderful that everyone involved can experience the fruits of their collective labour in this way.”
Every single detail aboard VANISH was designed and carried out to achieve the most functional and aesthetically pleasing solution. Her modern and powerful exterior is softened by harmonious lines and the use of varnished teak, including cap rails with a diameter that exceeds 25cm. Her unique transom offers intimate contact with the water while meeting the owners’ desire not to feel intimidated by the hull’s bulk when arriving by tender or swimming from the sea terrace.
Another fabulous design feature is VANISH’s full-height atrium with its free-standing staircase and awe-inspiring wall of glass, a unique feature on a 66-metre luxury yacht. The balcony for the full-beam master suite is yet another impressive feature, where a teak covered platform slides out from under the starboard companionway, using a state-of-the-art pull-out mechanism, locking in place flush with floor level of the stateroom to give a seamless transition through glass sliding doors.
Further accommodation aboard VANISH has been created in four beautiful guest suites and a large VIP stateroom on the main deck, convertible into two guest suites if required. There is a crew of seventeen professional and highly-skilled members ensuring the owners and their guests are offered a premium service.
Technical specifications: Vanish
Type: Twin screw motor yacht, steel hull and aluminium superstructure
Length overall: 66.25m 217’4”
Beam overall: 11.80m 38’9”
Draught (loaded): 3.45m 11’4”
Fuel capacity: 154,000 litres 40,680 US Gallons
Fresh water capacity: 41,000 litres 10,830 US Gallons
Naval Architect: Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects
Exterior styling: Eidsgaard Design / Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects
Interior design: Eidsgaard Design
Propulsion Main engines: 2x MTU 16V4000 M63L, 2240 kW @ 1800 rpm
Generators: 3x MTU, 8V2000 M51A
Stabilizers: 1 set Naiad 925, zero speed
Max. speed appr.: 17.5 knots
Range: 5,200 NM @ 12 knots
Accommodation Owner: The owner’s quarters with his & her bathroom on the full owner’s deck cover the full beam of the yacht and include an extendible balcony and a lounge area that can be closed off with sliding doors to create a separate room.
Guests: Four guest suites and VIP large stateroom which can also be converted into two guest suites on the main deck.
Activities/entertainment: Lower deck Beach Club. Spa with sauna, massage room and hairdressing saloon. Sun deck gym with 6-person Jacuzzi. Two heli touch & go platforms. Outdoor cinema.
Crew accomodation: six twin cabins, one twin officer cabin, one twin engineer’s cabin, one captain’s cabin Water sports: 26’ tender / 28’ tender / 2x wave runner