[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he 70-metre Feadship Siran has completed [highlight color=”yellow”]a nine-month refit[/highlight] at the Feadship yard in Makkum. Her owners have therefore ensured that their superyacht features the newest technologies and meets their current requirements while retaining the levels of quality that characterize the shipyard.
Perhaps it is because Feadships are among the very few pure custom superyachts built in the world that many clients keep them for such lengthy periods. The premium craftsmanship of the original build also makes it hard for owners to let go of their prized possession.
With the experienced [highlight color=”yellow”]Feadship refit division[/highlight] on hand to keep each Feadship completely up to speed with the latest technologies and changing desires of owners, it is no surprise that yachts like Siran have been in the same hands for 24 years.
The last of seven magnificent Feadships to be designed by the legendary Jon Bannenberg, Siran was considered a revolutionary yacht in many ways at the time of her launch in 1991. Her radically styled windows and the innovative tender positioning were among many notable features. The owners returned to Feadship in 2005 to embark on a significant rebuild that saw the yacht extended to 70 metres in length. The sun deck was also given a new superstructure in order to accommodate a gym and an entertainment room.
This latest refit has seen further adaptations to Siran’s sun deck superstructure. More of the aft deck has been covered to provide better protection on windy days at sea. The composite sun deck roofing structure has been extended by around 2.5 metres, supported by aluminium side walls with pivoting glass windbreak panels in the same style as the existing sun deck side windows. The owner also made use of the period in the giant covered dock at the Feadship Makkum yard to have some paintwork done on the hull, upgrade to new highlyskewed low noise propellers and rearrange two crew cabins in a way which better accommodates the junior crew onboard Siran.
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[toggle title=”About Feadship” state=”close”]Based in the Netherlands and with roots dating back to 1849, Feadship is recognised as the world leader in the field of pure custom superyachts. Each Feadship is defined by its superb craftsmanship and sets the standard in every aspect of design, engineering and construction. These bespoke motoryachts are created in partnership with owners who are prepared to invest in a wonderful building experience and reap the rewards for many years to come in terms of both pleasure and re-sale value. Feadship also operates dedicated charter and refit services exclusively for Feadships. [/toggle]