• 182.75'
  • 1983
  • Anguilla
  • $9,500,000


Recent major price reduction. Owner is now a very keen seller - all offers should be submitted!

ILLUSION was comprehensively rebuilt in 2010 in a multi-million dollar project carried out by Pendennis in conjuction with De Voogt and underwent a modern interior refit by Bannenberg. Works carried out in the refit included a complete overhaul of the engine room and upgrade of the deck and watersports equipment.

 Key features

  • Accommodation for 12 guests in one master suite, VIP suite, two double and two twin staterooms
  • Lloyds +100A1 LMC, ISM, ISPS, MCA Compliant
  • 2 x D399 Caterpillar Diesels apprx 1,125hp each
  • Quantum Zero Speed stabilizers 
  • 3,500Nm range at 12 knots
  • 2 x 6.1m BSC tenders plus a full inventory of watersports equipment

Exclusion List: owner intends to remove artwork, ornaments and personal effects at sale. 

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: FEADSHIP
  • Category: Mega Yacht
  • Model: N/A
  • Model Year: 1983
  • YearBuilt: 1983
  • Year Refit: 2010
  • Refit Type: Major refit 2010 including 5m stern extension, Pendennis in conjunction with De Voogt.
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: Anguilla
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: Yes
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 6/12 - Crew R/B/S: 7/14/14
  • LOA: 182' 9" (55.70m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 28' 10" (8.79m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 10' 6" (3.20m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 13 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: 1,000 RPM
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: 15 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: 1,150 RPM
  • Max Speed Range: 3,500 Miles
  • Displacement: --
  • Gross Tonnage: 591 Ton
  • Water Capacity: 19,000 Liters
  • Holding Tank: 4,600 Liters
  • Fuel Capacity: 73,000 Liters
  • Fuel Consumption: 276 Liters
  • Berths: 12
  • Heads: N/A
  • Sleeps: 12
  • State Rooms: 6
  • Crew Berths: 14
  • Crew Sleeps: 14
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: Yes
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Steel
  • Deck Material: Teak
  • Hull Configuration: Semi-Displacement
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: Feadship
  • Hull Color: White
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: F. de Voogt
  • Interior Designer: Bannenberg
  • Manufacturer: Caterpillar
  • Model: D399TA
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

Full Specs

Twin Screw Diesel Yacht


Length O.A.             182.7ft             (55.7m)
Beam                        30ft                  (9.15m)
Draft                         9.5ft                 (2.89m)

Gross                         591 tons
Net                            177 tons

YEAR BUILT                                         
Major refit 2010 including 5m stern extension, Pendennis in conjunction with De Voogt.
Previous refits: 2004-5 / 2002 / 1997

Royal Van Lent (Feadship), Holland

F. de Voogt

INTERIOR DESIGNER                          
Bannenberg (for 2010 interior refit)
Pierre Tanter & Barbara Thornhill

Steel hull and aluminium superstructure
Teak laid decks

Lloyds +100A1 Yacht +LMC 
(helicopter pad structurally certified)
MCA compliant.  Commercially Registered.
10 Year Special Survey completed in 2007

MAIN ENGINES                                  
2 x 1,125hp Caterpillar type D399TA 12-cylinder, turbo charged, after-cooled diesel engines.  Approx 1,125hp each. Rebuilt in 2004

ENGINE HOURS                                 
June 2013
Port: 23,541
Starboard: 23,486

GEAR BOXES                                     
2 x Reintjes type WAV-1050 reverse reduction gearboxes with 2.950:1 ratio, resiliently mounted with Vulcan type couplings and Air Flex pneumatic shaft brakes for single engine running/cruising

SHAFTS & PROPELLERS                      
2 x three part shafts with 5-bladed propellers

Cruising speed about 13 knots (@ 1,000 rpm) for a fuel consumption of about 73 gallons/hour per hour 
Maximum speed about 15 knots (@ 1,150rpm) for a fuel consumption of about 370 litres (98 US gallons) per hour
Economical speed about 12.5 knots (@ 950rpm) for a fuel consumption of about 230 litres (61 US gallons) per hour

3,500 nautical miles approx @ 12 knots

3 x 260 kWh Caterpillar type 3406 diesel generators
Rebuilt and zero-houred in 2002

1 x 3304 100kWh emergency generator
Approx generator consumption: 13 gallons/hr total
Generators rebuilt and “zero houred” in 2002
All Generators had their 5000 top overhaul in 2012                                                   

GENERATOR HOURS                         
June 2013
Port: 31,021
Starboard Fwd: 21,069
Starboard Aft: 21,215    

440v AC, 3-phase, 50Hz and 220v AC, single-phase, 50Hz supplied by 3 generators and shore supply
24v DC battery supply

SHORE POWER                                   
440v/380v AC, 3-phase, 50Hz transformed into 220v AC for onboard use

2 x 12v DC engine & generator start battery banks (4 in each) arranged to provide 24v DC with dedicated battery charger
Each generator has 24v DC charging alternator for charging whilst running
2 x 12v DC battery banks (4 in each) for hotel services and emergency radio/electronics back-up set up to supply 24v DC with their own dedicated charger

TANK CAPACITIES (approximate)

73,000 litres (19,287 US gallons)

19,000 litres (5,020 US gallons)

2 x Hydro Electric Marine (HEM) watermakers producing about 500 litres (132 US gallons) per hour each (new membranes 2003)

LUB OIL                                               
1,800 litres (476 US gallons)

DIRTY LUB OIL                                    
1,400 litres (370 US gallons)

GREY WATER                                      
4,600 litres (1,215 US gallons)

BLACK WATER                                    
1,200 litres (317 US gallons)

STEERING SYSTEM                              
Tjenford hydraulic system with electric controls
Hand hydraulic emergency steering
2 x Semi-balanced spade rudders

Tjenford rudder angle indicator

BOW THRUSTER                                  

Quantum Zero Speed Stabilisers

FUEL SEPARATOR                               
Alfa Laval type MAB-103B centrifuge

OIL/WATER SEPARATOR                   
DVZ type 250 oily water separator – 250 litres (66 US gallons) per hour capacity (new 2002)

FIRE/BILGE PUMP                               
5.5Kw fire pump and 4Kw bilge pump - interchangeable
Yanmar diesel emergency portable fire/bilge pump (3.6Kw) (new 2002)

Nibe type SPIS-500 boiler with 2 heating elements – 500 litres 132 US gallons) capacity (new 2002)

SEWAGE TREATMENT                        
Evac system

Evac vacuum flush

Bronswerk chilled water air-conditioning system (81,000Kcal/hr) with 2 x on-line compressors and one off-line and fan coil units throughout. 
Heating by electric immersion

2 x 25-man RFD “Surviva” life rafts with EPIRBS and Hammar type H20 hydrostatic release mechanisms
2 x Pains Wessex type 360 M.O.B. (Man Over Board) smoke markers
2 x Comet lifebuoy lights
Kannard type 406FH EPIRB with Hammar type H20 hydrostatic release mechanism
8 x Life rings

FIRE FIGHTING                                    
FM200 fixed fire fighting installation in engine room, forepeak and fuel locker.
Double shut-off flaps in mast
2 x Fire pumps
Portable emergency fire pump
2 x Drägen breathing apparatus
CO2 & Dry Powder fire extinguishers throughout

Fire alarm system
Smoke detectors throughout

Eneo type VKC-1411 CCTV system with cameras strategically placed (aft deck, side decks, engine room, etc.) with Vistar type VSCQe remote control system and 2 x Vistar monitors (wheelhouse & crew mess)

Wavecall 4003 Broadband at Sea - Always on Internet access
Wi Fi antenna's on all decks
Fleet 77 Voice & Fax terminals
2 x Satcom
Phone, telexfax, internet

2 x Nera Inmarsat “B” & “M” satellite communications systems - dual ID

CELLULAR SYSTEM                             
2 x Motorola GSM – European
Bellsouth GSM - USA

VHF RADIOTELEPHONES                   
6 x Icom type IC-4008A handheld VHF radios with Icom type BC-121N multi-slot charger
Sailor type RT-2047 VHF radio
Sailor RT-4822 VHF DSC controller
Standard Horizon “Eclipse” VHF radio (Nautica tender)
Sailor “Compact” type RT-4822 VHF/DSC radio
2 x Icom type IC-GM1500 handheld VHF radios (GMDSS approved) (new 2002)
Icom type IC-M1EuroV handheld VHF radio with Icom type AD-95 charger

UHF RADIOTELEPHONES                   
8 x Icom handheld UHF/VHF radios with Icom type BC-121N multi-slot battery charger (new 2002)
6 x SM 300 UHF synchroniser units

SSB RADIOTELEPHONES                     
HF/MF Furuno SSB (Single Side Band)                                                                               
Radiotelphone FS-2570

TELEPHONE EXCHANGE                   
Panasonic PABX with Panasonic telephones throughout

INTERCOM SYSTEM                           
Commander type 1500 loudhailer

Sailor Class A GMDSS installation (new 2002)

2 x Furuno FAR-28x7 series marine radars
Inmarsat-C Mobile Earth Station
Furuno GPS Navigator GP-150
Furuno Doppler Speed Log DS-80
Furuno Facsimile Receiver FAX-408
Transas Navi-Sailor 300 Navigation System
Livewire Connections Access Controller FB-10
Furuno Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) IC-307
CCTV system covering all decks with Alien Pro Lite Video Recorder
HF/MF Furuno SSB (Single Side Band) Radiotelephone FS-2570
Furuno Wind Angle and Wind Speed Indicator FI-501/FI-502
Furuno Digital display unit FI-503
Thrane & Thrane Sailor SC4000 Iridium 

ANCHOR WINDLASS                         
Steen electric (380v AC) anchor windlass with double cable gypsies and warping drums
Steen rollers in hawspipes

GROUND TACKLE                              
2 galvanised anchors (new 2010)
7 shackles/630ft192m (port)
6 shackles/540ft/165m (stbd)
7/8”/22mm galvanised chain

BOAT CRANE & DAVITS                    
Custom aluminium beams with hydraulic rams and electric motors located in the overhead
Ackerboom folding jib crane with hydraulic controls (aft boat deck)

Nautical Structures 590cm passerelle, (2010)

SIDE ACCOMMODATION                
2 x Ackerboom hydraulic side accommodation

ladders (port & stbd)

1 x
high power spotlight located on sundeck
2 x Francis handheld searchlights

NB. In 2010, Sundeck, Main deck and all bridge deck teak was replaced (with the exception of the side decks).


Fully updated audiovisual systems including:

3 Full entertainment centres
Sky TV (Europe)
Direct TV (Caribbean)
42" Plasma screen monitors in Main salon, Master Cabin , Owner’s Study & VIP Cabin
Satellite TV in all common areas, Master & VIP cabins
Each lower guest cabin has a 21" LCD monitor and multi-system DVD player
Surround sound in Salon , Master & VIP cabins
Central Music distribution system throughout to all deck areas and common areas
Crestron control system
Book Library

Compaq computer with Dell monitor
Hewlett Packard type DeskJet 1220C colour printer
Sony type PCG-8512 laptop computer
Epson type LX-300 printer
HP Proliant DLG8035 Ships server

Canon type NP 6512
HP Photosmart Premium (Printer/Scanner/Copier/Fax)

Panafax type UF-490

MAIN GALLEY                                    
Roller grill
Garland 6-place electric stove & double oven
ElectroMaster deep fryer
Amana type RCS-511microwave oven
Jenn Air extractor hood
Miele type G7856 dishwasher (new 2002)
Zanussi convection & steam oven (new 2002)

Hoshuzaki ice maker
Nespresso coffee machine (new 2002)
Miele type G-6905C dishwasher

Koleing double compartment refrigerator in stainless steel with air-cooled compressor (galley)
2 x Walk-in cold rooms with glass fibre flooring and 2 x chilling units in each for fridge/deep freeze 
Zanussi refrigerator (crew mess)
Miele type K316 refrigerator (pantry)
Drinks refrigerator (main saloon bar)

CREW GALLEY                                   
Codigel microwave oven
Miele Premier dishwasher
Kenwood toaster
Nespresso coffee machine (new 2002)

4 x Miele type WS-5427 washing machines (new 2002)
4 x Miele type T-5206 drying machines (new 2002)
Miele type B-865 roller ironing machine                                                                                                                    

Main saloon & aft deck

EXERCISE EQUIPMENT                      
3 x Exercise bikes (reclining and upright bikes)
Bow flex
Elliptical cross trainer
Free weights


GARAGE / BEACH CLUB                  
Brand new beach club and garage area aft.  Panthographic floor rises to allow quick and easy launching of all watersports equipment:

2 x 6.10m BSC tenders with Yamaha 150hp outboard engines.

3 x Yamaha FX cruiser high output wave-runners

Laser sailing dinghy
1 x Virus Yole single man rowing boat
2 x kayaks, waterskis, wakeboards, inflatable toys,   snorkelling gear

12 guests in six cabins

Full width double cabin located forward with marble bathroom, his and hers sinks and Jacuzzi tub ensuite.  Spacious office area, walk in wardrobes and dressing area.

Full width VIP double cabin located aft with marble bathroom ensuite.  Can be accessed privately via the main salon
2 x Double cabins with shower rooms ensuite
2 x Twin cabins with bathrooms ensuite.  One twin cabin can be converted to single cabin as required.  

Accommodation for Captain and up to 13 additional crew
Captain’s double cabin with shower room ensuite
6 x Twin berth cabins with shower rooms ensuite