Olympia back at Feadship for a nip and a tuck
HAARLEM _ Yacht maker Feadship has welcomed back _ for a comprehensive refit _ Olympia, an 84’6” (25.8m) super yacht launched at the Dutch yard in 1969. Originally christened Monara she and her sister ship Din-Dina III (the current Sultana) _ both commissioned by Italian owners _ cruised across the Mediterranean for more than 40 years.
“Sultana was successfully refitted at Feadship from 2011 to 2012,” says Feadship project manager Harry Hankel. The two motor yachts were ordered on the strength of a string of Feadships built earlier in the decade. Both ooze the elegance and styling of 1960s yachts. See that strong bow flare?
Famed boat builder Carlo Riva collaborated with Feadship and the De Voogt design office giving Feadship yachts a touch of Italian flair. The business partnership ended in the late 1960s due to the weak Italian economy. Feadship is a cooperative venture between the Royal van Lent and Royal De Vries ship yards and the maritime engineering company De Voogt Naval Architects. It makes custom-built super yachts. There are over 250 Feadships in the global fleet