- 39m | Feadship | 2009
Sleeping 10 guests across five elegant staterooms, Kathleen Anne also boasts a well-stocked RYA water sports centre, on-deck jacuzzi, gym and numerous nooks for elegant relaxation.
A chic ambience is evident from the moment you step on board, with a calm and neutral palate offering rich dark wood accents and punchy colour highlights throughout, which combine to create a tailored, lively yet peaceful vibe that’s perfect for family entertaining.
With a cruising speed of 12 knots and an attentive and highly capable crew of seven, you can be sure that your every whim will be catered for. If art and design are your passions, you will feel immediately at home on Kathleen Anne.
An oak and walnut parquet entrance lobby is offset by a striking sculptural staircase in stainless steel, oak and leather, which links all three decks and sets the tone for truly seven star luxe interiors.
An open-plan lounge and dining area boasts an oak and nickel dining table, and a contemporary furnishing scheme punctuated by curated artworks chosen by the owners, including carved limestone sculptures by John Farnham. This versatile space can be joined with the exterior deck to create a beach lounge.
Other personal touches include a rug in the dining area that’s decorated with a free form pattern inspired by the owner’s herd of Shorthorn cattle!
The full-beam owner’s suite includes a study with spectacular views, a walk-in dressing room, black and white photography by Jason Langer and a grand panelled hotel-style ensuite with white marble tops and Art Deco lighting.
Two spacious and individually designed twin cabins with green and red detail, and a further double cabin, make up the accommodation along with a convertible cabin that can be configured as a full-beam VIP stateroom with separate lounge.
Water sports lovers will appreciate the 5m Castoldi Jet tender, two SeaBobs, two Laser Picos, two kayaks, a knee board, wakeboard, paddleboards, water skis, inflatables and snorkelling equipment.
Captain Brendon Gorn’s varied career path, which includes the operation of high-speed ferries, eventually led him to Kathleen Anne after captaining several other superyachts including Ninja, Oscar, Shandor and Sirocco.
After more than 25 years as a captain, Brendon is relishing helming a known family favourite where the crew go above and beyond each day to deliver an unforgettable experience.
His charter grounds span the east and west Mediterranean and favourite destinations include the Balearics, Corsica, Sardinia, Greece, Turkey and Croatia.
Chef & Cuisine
Described as a ‘true professional’ by his captain, Erik Hendriks hails from Holland and a family background that is steeped in gastronomy and hospitality.
After hotel school, Erik worked in restaurants at home and abroad before becoming a superyacht chef two decades ago.
His passion for searching out fresh, seasonal ingredients at local markets has led to an enviable skill for cooking international classics as well as developing innovative new creations and a reputation for delivering outstanding cuisine.
Buffet breakfast offers the usual choices of fresh fruit platters, cereal, yoghurt, freshly baked French pastries and traditional cooked breakfasts with eggs any style.
Lunch might begin with smoked salmon bruschetta, capers and horseradish cream, asparagus wrapped in prosciutto with hollandaise sauce and crostini with baked ricotta, wild oregano and roasted vine tomatoes followed by gazpacho, beef carpaccio, antipasti and seared tuna niçoise salad.
Dinner includes seared scallops with herb vinegar and rocket, grilled seabass with lime and chilli, slow roasted veal with thyme, polenta and garlic or Dover sole tempura. Save room for pannacotta with Grappa and blackberries, rhubarb and apple crumble and tarte tatin.