Feadship has confirmed the launch of its latest superyacht, the 70 meter Joy. Built as a first yacht for her owner, Joy also marks the return of the Bannenberg & Rowell design studio to exteriors following the death of Jon Bannenberg in 2002.


With an exterior design by Bannenberg & Rowell, Joy features an interior design by Studio Indigo focused on blending exterior and interior spaces. Onboard, glass doors, together with air-conditioned outdoor-in zones, create a natural flow between interior and exterior areas. In total, over 250 different finishes and materials were used on Joy.
It has been a great pleasure to work with an owner who was keen to bring something new to the superyacht world in the same way as my father did from the early 80s onwards with Feadship and others.
Dickie Bannenberg, Bannenberg & Rowell



Joy can accommodate 12 guests across an owner's stateroom located forward of the yacht, 2 VIP and 3 guest cabins. The owner's cabin has been linked with the foredeck of the yacht to provide continuity between exterior and interior spaces. Together with an extensive use of glass, this link from the owner's cabin has helped reinforce the stateroom's 270-degrees view.



From a technical standpoint, the yacht is powered by twin MTU 16V 4000 engines of 1,850hp each giving Joy a maximum speed of 16 knots and allowing her to cruise for 4,5000 nautical miles at 12 knots.


Joy is a testimony to what can be achieved when you genuinely start a superyacht build with a blank sheet of paper.
Jan-Bart Verkuyl, Director, Feadship

The Royal Van Lent shipyard, part of Feadship, is owned by luxury conglomerate, LVMH as per Yacht Harbour's article on the hidden forces of yachting.

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