The Highlander

1986

About The Highlander

There have been five The Highlander's over the past 50 years, four of which have been Feadships. The initial The Highlander was a 23.78m converted Canadian corvette. The second 30.49m The Highlander was launched in 1957. The next Highlander (35.41m), launched in March 1967, had every conceivable innovation then available. The fourth Highlander was the in 1980 refitted 38.40m Claybeth (1978).

The Highlander’s launch specifications

632
1986
46.00 / 150’11”
8.60m / 28’3”
2.75m / 9’0”
The Highlander
Highlander

Design

De Voogt Naval Architects
Jon Bannenberg

Propulsion

2x General Motors diesel 16V-149N, 900 bhp at 1800 rpm each

Capacity

74,560 litres / 19,697 US gallons
20,060 litres / 5,299 US gallons

Accommodation

12
10
7

Entertainment

1x 6.70m / 22’ Original Classic Donzi: complete refit, 1x 5.80m / 19’ Original Classic Cigarette: complete refit, 1x 3.70m / 12’ AB Mares 12 VSX Inflatable
1x Transformer: retractable extension platform on swim platform, 2x Yamaha VX Cruiser Waverunners, 2x Sea Bob, 2x Double person sea kayak
Jacuzzi, water skis, wakeboards & kneeboards, inflatable paddle board, diving, snorkelling and fishing equipment, various inflatable toys & towables