62' Feadship 1966



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62' Feadship 1966 Katja



M/Y KATJA, Feadship Hull #589, is Member 007 of the Feadship Heritage Fleet.

Completely restored while staying true to her heritage combined with modern day technology.

An instant classic & truly gorgeous.

This is a special opportunity to own a classic Feadship & to become a member of the well-respected Feadship Heritage Fleet. Further details are included in the brochure.





Hull 589

Cruise Speed:


Max Speed:


Range NMI:



4' 8"

Engine Details:

DAF 825 DT

Engine 1:

1966 200.00 HP

Engine 2:

1966 200.00 HP

Engine Fuel:

Inboard Diesel

Fuel Capacity:

3500 GAL

Water Capacity:

1200 GAL


Katja was built in 1966 by Scheepswerf "De Vlijt", based in Aalsmeer, Holland, a company that we know today as Feadship Royal Dutch Shipyards.

For more than six decades, the Feadship name stands for quality, excellence and meticulous attention to detail in the Dutch superyacht industry. To own a classic Feadship is to own a unique piece of superyacht history. Each yacht has her own story and holds a share in the DNA that has made Feadship what it is today.

Feadship started off as an export association in 1949. A postwar Europe has little appetite for luxury yachts, so this group of visionary Dutch builders – and naval architect H.W. de Voogt – aimed for the new world: the United States of America. Starting with a stated goal to promote the export of luxury craft to the US, a Feadship came to be defined as a yacht sold to an American owner, and remained so until at least 1973.

With just three small boats, Feadship was introduced to the American market at the New York Boat Show in 1951. These beautiful yachts managed to make a lasting impression and represented true, traditional Dutch craftsmanship. The Americans were amazed by the yachts’ quality and finish and more over the fact that they were made of steel, which was almost unheard of in America at that time. But it was Feadship’s ability and willingness to fulfill specific demands of American clients that proved to be the real key to success.

Over the past four years, Feadship Katja has been completely rebuilt by highly qualified craftsman combining decades of experience in all trades and aspects of the Dutch yachting industry.

The restoration was conducted under the leadership of Paul Hoffman (Haarlem, The Netherlands, 1963).

"I have been doing creative projects for all my life now, be it design, music or architecture. It's what I live for and I guess it's what I'll keep doing. It doesn't really matter if it's a motorbike or a plane, a townhouse or country estate. For me design is good when beauty meets functionality in a composition that pleases the eye. Yes, I always want to see the signature of craftsmanship in the end result, and it has to breathe pure quality too. So I always choose to work directly with only the best craftsmen. For me this has proven to be not just very effective, but simply the best way to get the best result.

The rebuild of Katja was really an extraordinary challenge. My team and I are proud of what has been achieved with the help and commitment of all the people within the Feadship organization. Thank you for your good advice, support and, above all, endorsement and personal warmth. It's a true acknowledgment of the quality of work
carried out in Katja 2014!"

-Paul Hoffman

KATJA is member 007 of the Feadship Heritage Fleet.

KATJA represents a rare opportunity to become a member of this exclusive group of Classic Feadship owners.

About the Heritage Fleet
The Feadship Heritage Fleet is an association for the owners of registered Feadships that are more than 30 years old. It has three key objectives:

  • To unite the owners of classic Feadship yachts.
  • To promote the continuance of the Feadship yachting heritage.
  • To organize events for members and offer them services related to their yachts.

There are an incredible number of Feadships still sailing that were launched more than three decades ago. As well as being a testimony to Feadship standards of construction, many of these yachts have been scrupulously maintained by their owners. They are very proud of the heritage of their yacht and still enjoy cruising the world in the style and comfort which is so very unique to the Feadship brand.

The inaugural meeting of the association took place on 16 April 2013 in the historic De Roode Leeuw restaurant in Amsterdam, which was also the location of the very first Feadship meeting in late 1949. Now the activities of the Feadship Heritage Fleet continue to make history as we bring together the classics in a unique way.

Join the Club
You will also enjoy access to a wide range of dedicated services. Owning a classic Feadship can still be even more rewarding when a group of owners share their knowledge and experience. Examples of issues covered include insurance, financing, preferred destinations and crewing matters.

The Feadship Heritage Fleet members are welcome again at the Grand Prix Historique in Monaco 2017

Every two years the "Grand Prix Historique Formula I" takes place at the world famous street circuit of Monte Carlo in Monaco. In 2014 for the first time, the Feadship Heritage Fleet attended the event with five classic yachts and a great number of FHF members and guests.

The three-day event really was a great success. Yacht hopping members and selected invitees enjoyed the spectacular races from the aft deck of one of the classic Feadship Yachts moored on the best spots in the harbor right in front of the Tabac Corner. The weekend was concluded with a stylish diner on the terrace of Restaurant Les Deux Freres, at which occasion the latest model of Spyker Sportscars was revealed by the CEO of Spyker and chairman of the Feadship Heritage Fleet, Mr. Victor Muller.

The owner of Katja is eligible for one of the probably 12 berths that will be available for members of the Feadship Heritage Fleet when the next Grand Prix Historique Formula I takes place in the summer of 2017.

Feadship Katja, hull number 589:


  • LOA: 19.70 m, including swim platform
  • Beam: 4.70 m
  • Draft: 1.60 m
  • Fuel capacity: 3500 l
  • Water capacity: 1200 l
  • Black water capacity: 300 l


Alexseal Premium Topcoat 501 paint system with lifetime factory warranty. Color "Cloud White."


  • Grand total of 80 m2 outside deck surface made of superior quality teak
  • Lounge seats on both decks with 230V shore power connections
  • Lounge cushions sundeck
  • Remote controlled Muir Hydraulic Anchor Winch with 316 stainless steel chain & anchor
  • High pressure anchor cleaning system with double nozzles
  • Stainless steel swim platform with teak deck and outside shower
  • Teak guard railing over full length of the yacht with 316 stainless steel details
  • Deck wash installation with double outlets
  • All outside fixtures and fittings LED made by Foresti & Suardi


  • Climate controlled with air conditioning and heating functions, small bar with "Webasto Cruise Inox 35 ltr wine cooler and 12 "Riedel lead crystal" wine glasses
  • "Foresti & Suardi" LED light fixtures with night vision mode and dim function
  • Separate plinth lights with night vision mode and dim function
  • Bticino "Living Light" switches with massive chrome detailing
  • Various 230V wall sockets

Bridge functions

  • Intelligent bridge design with integrated functions on two 24" touchscreens with anti-blinding layer
  • Touchscreen functions:
    -Diesel tank(s) level
    -Drinking water tank level
    -Grey/black water tank level
    -Bilge pumps system alarms
    -Engines revs meters
    -Engine oil pressure indicators/meters
    -Engine oil temperature meters
    -Engine exhaust temperature meters
    -Engine cooling water temperature meters
  • Navigation lights operating controls both manual and touchscreen
  • Engine start/stop both manual and touchscreen
  • Double VHF radio communication system
  • Washer/Wiper system controls both manual and touchscreen
  • Bilge alarm system
  • Two speed SidePower bow thruster
  • Navigation lights with "Coming Home Function"
  • ZF Electronic Engine controls
  • Rose point coastal navigation software
  • Maretron NMEA 2000 engine management software
  • ETA digital switching function
  • Koden 4kW radar unit
  • Airmar Wheater station
  • Digitenne TV system
  • Cradle point Internet router met 3G/Wifi
  • Double remote controlled search lights mounted on pilot house
  • Electrically operated sliding roof (120 x 1.00 cm) above captain's position


  • Climate control display with airconditioning and heating functions
  • "Foresti & Suardi" LED light fixtures with night vision mode and dim function
  • Separate plinth lights with night vision mode and dim function
  • Bticino "Living Light" switches with massive chrome frames
  • 230V wall sockets
  • 36" "Samsung Intelligent Smart TV" with Internet function. Fully hidden with lift function
  • Lounge seat/sofa area
  • Dining area
  • Various drawers, storage facilities & book case with hard glass shelves
  • Staircases to master bedroom and pilot house with LED light, night vision mode and dim function
  • Window blinds supplied by "Ocean Air"


  • All equipment made by Siemens
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave & hot air oven
  • Air extractor
  • Full size gourmet induction cooker
  • Counter top made of Corian "Belgian hard stone"
  • Plinth heating with stainless steel detailing
  • Foresti & Suardi LED light fixtures with night vision mode and dim function
  • Bticino "Living Light" switches with massive chrome frames
  • 230v wall sockets
  • Full size "Webasto Cruise Inox1 95" fridge 130 ltr. & freezer 65 ltr.
  • Stainless steel sink and separate garbage disposal unit

Master Cabin

  • Climate controled with airconditioning and heating functions
  • "Foresti & Suardi" LED light fixtures with night vision mode and dim function
  • Separate plinth lights with night vision mode and dim function
  • Bticino "Living Light" switches with massive chrome frames
  • Various 230V wall sockets
  • 36" "Samsung Intelligent Smart TV" with Internet function
  • DVD Blue Ray system
  • Hidden sound speaker system in ceiling
  • Queen-size double beds (180 x 200 cm) with pocket spring mattress and Talalay Latex top
  • Hidden safe/locker
  • Ladies dressoir with 4 mm genuine leather inlay and two separate drawers
  • Ladies wardrobe with full size mirror (175 cm x 40)
  • Gents wardrobe
  • Various drawers and other practical storage facilities
  • Alcantara ceiling
  • Italian linen wall decoration
  • En suite walk in bathroom with rain shower & separate hand shower (80 cm x 80 cm)
  • Walls of Italian marble mosaic. Shower floor made of Corian "Belgian hard stone"
  • Countertop 140 cm wide in Corian "Belgian hard stone" with porcelain basin "English White"
  • Separate bathroom with WC & bidet. Wash basin in Corian top made of Corian "Belgian hard stone"
  • Porcelain of WC & bidet made by Tecma "English White"
  • Floor made of Corian "Belgian hard stone"

Guest Cabin

  • Climate controlled with air conditioning and heating
  • "Foresti & Suardi" led light fixtures with night vision mode and dim function
  • Separate plinth lights with night vision mode and dim function
  • Bticino "Living Light" switches with massive chrome frames
  • 230V wall sockets
  • Various drawers & storage facilities
  • Private guest bathroom with shower, wash basin and WC
  • Porcelain made by Tecma "English White"
  • Floor made of Corian "Belgian hard stone"

Engine Room

  • Almost all piping and tanks in the engine room are polished stainless steel
  • Main Engines 2 x DAF 825 TURBO 240 BHP Completely overhauled in 2013 and converted to specs for modern sulfur free diesel fuel combustion
  • Fuel/water separation system
  • Diesel fuel polishing system
  • Water lubricated stainless steel drive shaft
  • Fully electronic ZF Engine operating systems
  • PRM hydraulic clutches with two pump units
  • Generator 9,4 kW (WhisperPower)
  • 360 degree camera observation system
  • Kabola central heating unit
  • Marvair chiller Airco units 2x
  • Stabilizer system
  • Hydraulic power steering with double pumps
  • Two stainless steel main fuel tanks 800 ltr. each


  • Radiator heated garage/lazarette with 230v and plenty of storage facilities
  • 2x3600w combined power inverters "WhisperPower"
  • Webasto central vacuum cleaner system

This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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