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Her tough, light composite construction makes her a high-performance, exceptionally spacious yacht.The length is 28.60 metres overall and 22.34 metres at the waterline. She has a draught of 1.01 metres and a displacement of 64 tonnes.The New York Boat Show of 1951, for which several yachts were packed up and shipped across the Atlantic, proved a breakthrough.The Americans were amazed at Feadship's use of steel - an almost unheard of phenomena at this time stateside, a specialty in the Netherlands since the 1930's.
The name Feadship - the First Export Association of Dutch Shipbuilders - was considered to be an innovation.
Feadship is founded by two families, De Vries and Royal Van Lent, and has three shipyards in Aalsmeer, Makkum and Kaag and one design and engineering center, De Voogt Naval Architects.
After World War II the market for the previously successful industry was left in ruins.
Chuck Restic is no legend of the Human Resources discipline.
He actually knows very little about the function and is wildly ineffective in his role.