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News: The 87 metre Superyacht Musashi by Feadship

August 6, 2010 by john
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The 88 m superyacht Musashi was launched the De Vries Makkum facility where the first custom Feadship XL motor yacht Ocean Victory was also launched. Motor yacht Musashi is the second hull of the 88m Feadship XL large custom yacht series, with yacht Ocean Victory being the first at 75m, making her the largest yacht so far built and launched by Feadship. M/Y Ocean Victory was the first Feadship XL and at 75.75 meter (248′.6”) an she was launched on the 18 October 2008, as witnessed by many excited invited guests following a spectacular laser show. Workers of the De Vries Makkum shipyard have since then been focused on the construction of the mega yacht Musashi new build.

The Musashi superyacht is an 87.78 m (287.99ft) full displacement steel hulled private luxury motor yacht with an aluminium superstructure. Her naval architecture and her exterior design and lines were both created by Feadship’s De Voogt Naval Architects and in addition Sinot Yacht Design have been chosen by the yacht owner to undertake the interior design of the vessel.

The hull of superyacht Musashi was actually built by Feadship’s dedicated hull-building facility in Papendrecht, Holland. After her hull was finished she was then moved to Makkum where she has been outfitted and is currently still undergoing completing and finishing.

The Feadship Musashi yacht was built by De Vries Makkum and here is the Feadship XL Motor Yacht Ocean Victory which is the first hull in that line
Motor yacht Musashi is propelled by 4 propellers and shafts as driven by quadruple MTU 16V 4000 M90 marine diesel engines which are rated at 3,650 hp or 2,721 kw – giving a combined power of 14,600 Horse power or 10,887 kilowatts.

For more on this news item see where it was found here: http://www.charterworld.com/news/musashi-yacht-feadship-xl-88-launched

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