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26Isea&iISPRING-SUMMER 2010SCThe owners! I am also a big fan of Feadship quality - they insist on greatmachinery and equipment, fantastic sea-keeping ability and a decent captain'scabin. Callisto is the first Feadship I have worked on and I'm glad it has takenme this long. If my first motoryacht had been a Feadship, I would have hadnothing to look forward to. In my opinion, Feadship is the Rolls-Royce of yachting.What would your ideal yacht be? JCA small sailing yacht in which to travel the world. ECIt depends on the purpose; a 21m (68') modern interpretation ofa Deerfoot for sailing around the world, or an 80m (262') Oceanco for parties.But ultimately, I would take a 50m (164') Feadship any day. It has sufficientcrew to properly man and maintain the vessel to the highest standards, yetits size means it can still slip into many ports around the world.SCAn explorer vessel for world cruising. Ideally the exterior would havea discrete commercial finish that would not draw too much attentionin more remote anchorages. The decks would have a low-maintenancefinish and would be stocked with a good complement of kit and toys.The guest interior would be extremely comfortable and stylish to offsetthe commercial exterior. I'd also ensure spacious, low-maintenance crewaccommodation with single cabins for the officers, a separate studylounge and a crew gym. Reliable machinery with economic fuelconsumption and a long range would complete the package.nThe builds of all three of the yachts in this feature were brokered by CNI's Alex Lees-Buckley. For informationon chartering Hurricane Run, High Chaparral or Callisto, contact your CNI charter broker, see page 6.SCNo comment. I would not want to incriminate the innocent, but if it is legalwe have usually found a way to make it happen.Who would be your top five fantasy charter guests? JCIt would be great to treat my girlfriend and family to the holiday ofa lifetime on board a luxury yacht like this. So I guess I would choose them.ECBarack Obama (he has the potential to positively influence worldpoliticians), Nelson Mandela (a master conciliator), Oprah Winfrey(strong, insightful, inquisitive of the human spirit), Robin Williams (sucha mercurial comedic mind) and Charlize Theron (a beautiful, successfulSouth African icon).SCIt depends which fantasy I am having that day.THE CAPTAINS ON. FEADSHIPSWhat do you most like about your current yacht? JCAt 50m (164'), High Chaparral is the perfect size and is appealing andtastefully designed with some quirky personal touches from her owner. I loveFeadships for their well-conceived design and build. ECHurricane Run is the quietest vessel I have ever worked on. Feadship doesa fabulous job in this respect. The yard creates almost silent power in trulysleek, purposeful vessels. Feadship is uncompromising when it comes toquality. I also love Hurricane Run's Feathercraft sea kayak - it is a great pieceof equipment in which to head off for adventure.Surveying the horizon from Hurricane RunPhotography: Ed Holt / Jérôme Kélagopian

SPRING-SUMMER 2010I sea&iI27captains'viewSPECIFICATIONS: HURRICANE RUNLENGTH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53.5m (175'6)BEAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10.3m (33'8) DRAFT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.37m (11')BUILDER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FeadshipDESIGNER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .De Voogt/Terence DisdaleYEAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2009GUESTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/12CREW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12CRUISING AREA . . . . . . . . .Mediterranean (summer); Caribbean (winter) PRICES FROM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .US$320,000 per weekEMILE COETZEE (HURRICANE RUN) Emile Coetzee grew up in a seafront town near Cape Town, South Africa."My earliest memories are of being near the sea," he recalls. "When I wasolder, I went travelling with a friend. We joined the schooner Rachel BJackson on a transatlantic voyage to the Caribbean. It was a fairytalebeginning to our careers." Twenty years of professional yachting later, Coetzee lists stints aboardLa Venetia, September Blue, Mylin III (ex Intrepid II, Jamaica Bay), Moecca,Shandor (ex Margaux Rose/Louisianna/Griff), Thunder Gulch (ex TJEsperanza) and High Chaparral. He was also the build-captain for the finalmonths on High Chaparral and Hurricane Run. These vessels took him from theGreat Lakes to the eastern seaboard of the US, to the Caribbean,Mediterranean, Red Sea, Southeast Asia, Australia and the Pacific. As well as his MCA Master (Yacht), Coetzee qualified from the Universityof Stellenbosch with a Masters degree in urban and regional planning andmajors in sociology, English and geography. He then served two years inthe South African military before spending two years at The ArmchairSailor in Newport, Rhode Island, US, where he was involved in worldwideroute planning forsailingboats and megayachts, and worked on a varietyof published cruising guides.A bird's eye shot of Hurricane Run