• 143'
  • 1987
  • West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
  • $9,990,000


  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: FEADSHIP
  • Category: Motor Yacht
  • Model: Full Displacement
  • Model Year: 1987
  • YearBuilt: 1987
  • Year Refit: 2017
  • Refit Type: 2017
  • Tax Paid: VAT Paid
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: Enclosed P.H. W/Sundeck
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 5/16 - Crew R/B/S: 5/0/10
  • LOA: 143' 0" (43.59m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 26' 0" (7.92m)
  • Min Draft: 7' 6" (2.29m)
  • Max Draft: 8' 6" (2.59m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 12 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: 4,000 Miles
  • Max Speed: 15 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: 4,000 Miles
  • Displacement: --
  • Gross Tonnage: 403 Ton
  • Water Capacity: 4,200 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: --
  • Fuel Capacity: 13,800 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: N/A
  • Heads: N/A
  • Sleeps: 16
  • State Rooms: 5
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: 10
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Steel
  • Deck Material: Teak
  • Hull Configuration: Full Displacement
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: H.W.De Voogt (Holland)
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: Feadship (Holland)
  • Interior Designer: Dalton Designs / CR Interiors
  • Manufacturer: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3508 DI-TA
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


PRAXIS was built by Feadship at the Van Lent Shipyard and was launched as FIFFANELLA in 1987.   Cruising the world, PRAXIS has always been exceptionally well maintained by a strong history of experienced Yachtsmen/ Owners, each of whom continually updated and refit her on a regular basis.


Length Overall (LOA):                      143.00 feet                                                    (43.58 meters)
Beam (molded):     26.00 feet   (  7.92 meters) 
Draft (loaded):        8.50 feet   (  2.59 meters)
Tonnage:    420 gross;   125 net tons

Fuel Capacity:                                13,800 US Gallons     (52,900 liters)
Water Capacity:    4,200 US Gallons   (15,900 liters)
Watermakers:    (2) @ 4,500 US Gallons per day   (34,068 liters)
Lube Oil:    430 US Gallons   (  1,625 liters)
Waste Oil:    430 US Gallons   (  1,625 liters)

Maximum:                                      15.0 knots
Cruising:   12.5 knots
Economical:    11.0 knots


Main Engines
Engine Type:          (2) Caterpillar 3508 DI-TA diesels @ 775 HP each
Main Engine Hours:   Port: 6,143 hrs  / Stbd: 6,138 hrs as of October 2017
    Main engines re-conditioned and serviced October 2017 
Gearboxes for Main Engines:    Reintjes
Drive:    Propeller

Generators & Electricity

Output:                                             110/220V/3 Phase/60Hz  
Generators    (2) 99kW Northern Lights
Hours:    Port: 12,422 hours / Stbd: 10,327 as of October 2017
Shore Power:   208V/3 Phase/60 Hz, 100Amp
    Atlas Power Converter  
Batteries:    Maintenance free type 

Type:                                                              N.R. Koeling (Copeland compressor) 30 ton capacity,
    Heinan Hopman digit climate controls
    in all guest accommodations plus   
    plus 3 Aqua Air fresh units, plus heat   

Other Machinery
Watermakers:           (2) Reverse Osmosis
Stabilizers:   (2) Hydraulic Zero Speed Quantum
Bow Thruster:   (1) Keypower 26" tube hydraulic proportional, 125Hp
Steering System:    Tenford
Fuel Separator & Filtration:   Alfa Laval
Sewage System:   Headhunter
Fresh Water System:   Watermakers Inc. water makers: 9,000 GPD
Bilge Water Filtration:    Classification approved bilge water separator

Complete replacement of ship's electrical system including new shore power conversion and AC panel by Fine Line November 2017.

Communication, Navigation & Entertainment Systems

Communication Systems:
SATCom:      (1) MiniM
    (1) Seatel 4009 VSAT
Telephone System:   Panasonic digital PABX with Panasonic Hybrid
    programmable handsets
SSB:   (1) Furuno FS-2570C
VHF:   (1) Furuno FM-8500
    (1) Furuno FM-8800S DSC
Cellular Phone System:    (1) 4G enabled GSM Quad band phone linked to the ships
    network providing voice & data 
Hand Held UHF Transceivers:    (1) Hytera X1P Digital
Ships Computer:    Full Gigabyte ships network, including central server
    and numerous work stations 
Network Printer:    HP multifunction fax / scanner / copier

Navigation Systems
Radar:               (2) Furuno FR2210 Color, ARPA‐23 radars, monitors 
Gyrocompass:    (1) Anschutz Digital Gyro Standard
  20/AnschutzBSH/46/33G/94 Gyro repeater
Magnetic Compass:    (1) Decca MK3 Observer
AutoPilot:   Anschutz Pilotstar D 
Depth Sounder:   (5) B&G 20/20
Sat Gyro:   (1) Furuno FSN-70 Satellite Gyro
GPS:   (2) Furuno GPS GP-33
    (1) Northstar 
    (1) Furuno F-150 
Chart Plotters:    (1) Nobletech Admiral, Furuno Time Zero
    (1) Transas  
Wind & Speed Indicator:    (1) B&G 20/20 Displays and B&G Hercules II

Entertainment Systems
TV's:                     (2) Samsung 46" 3D Main Salon
    (1) Samsung 46" 3D Master Stateroom
    (6) Samsung 26" Guest Staterooms, Crew Mess,Captain's Cabin
    (1) Samsung 46" 3D Skylounge
Satellite TV Systems:   (2) Sea Tel 48" dish with Sea Tel arbitrator switchover with 9
    DirectTV receivers for U.S. reception.  
Video on Demand:    (9) Apple TV units providing full video on demand
Amplifiers:    (9) Marantz NR1604 5.1 AV receivers
    (1) Yamaha AV receiver - Main Salon Zone 1
Music:    Full boat SONOS music on demand system for all public and
    Owner's areas.  

Galley & Laundry Equipment

Main Galley Equipment
Cooking Equipment:                      (2) new ranges and ovens 
    (1) Miele microwave oven  
Refrigeration/Freezer:    (2) Reach in refrigerators, (2) reach in freezers 
    (1) Walk‐in refrigerator & freezer 
Dishwasher:    (1) Miele dishwasher  
Other:   (1) Kitchen‐Aid garbage compactor 
    (1) Kitchen‐Aid garbage disposal  

Crew Galley/Mess Equipment
Cooking Equipment:                           (1) Miele microwave Refrigeration/Freezer 
    (1) Sub‐Zero under counter beverage refrig
    (1) Miele full-size dishwasher 

Additional Galley Equipment
Cooking Equipment:                     (1) Giridon tableside grill(pantry)
Refrigeration/Freezer:    (3) SubZero refrigerators  
    (3) Scotsman icemakers  
    (1) Fisher Pykel refrigerator/freezer (stew pantry) 
Other:    (1) SubZero wine locker (pantry)  
    (1) Miele dishwasher (pantry) 
    (1) La Spazsiale Vivaldi II coffee machine 

Laundry Equipment
Main Laundry Equipment:               (2) Miele Commercial washing machines  
    (2) Miele Commercial dryers  
    (1) Whirlpool commercial large washing machine in lazarette 
    (1) Whirlpool commercial large dryer in lazarette  

Tenders & Toys

Tenders:                                                    (1) 18’ Inflatable tender – Yamaha outboard  
Other:    (2) Yamaha VXR wave runners  

Deck Equipment

Remote controlled searchlights
Deck windlass with 600’ of anchor chain, P&S
Boarding Ladder

Security, Fire Fighting & Safety Equipment

Security Equipment
CCTV System:                                      CCTV with 3 fixed color deck night and daycameras 
    1 pan tilt zoom in the engine room and a high range
    night vision pan tilt and zoom on the aft of the mast
  with DVD record function.
Monitors:    (2) – Crew mess and Bridge 

Fire Fighting Equipment
Fire Control System:                       Kidde rate of rise and smoke fire detection system
Fire Extinguishers:    (12) Halon, (5) Powder and (2) Carbon dioxide 
Other:    Fire bunker gear (2) Cairns 3200021‐03SCBA’s, 
    (2)Janesville Nomex suits, boots, hoods  

Safety Equipment - All new safety equipment as of 2017 (including but not limited to the following:

(8) Sets of flares
(12) Strobe Rescue lights
(10) Hi‐Tech PFD lights
(27) Merchant Mate Stearns life vests (adults)
(6) Children’s Stearns life vests (50‐90 lb)
(6) Children’s Stearns life vests (30‐50 lb)
(6) Inflatable harnesses automatic w/D ring harness
(4) 3001 Infants Heads up vest
(43) Strobes for lifejackets
(6) Strobes for harness
(1) Manual air-horn
(1) Para Foil rescue kit
(10) 2 pack whistles
(4) ACR Life Ring


Owner's Suite:
Located forward on the main deck, the full‐width master suite has a king size bed. There are twin, cedar‐ lined (covered with laminate), hanging lockers in the forward bulkhead. A small vanity on the port side with a telephone on either bedside table. There are under‐bunk drawers available for storage as well as generous space on both port and starboard sides. Separate his and her baths, both with “cream” stone.

Located on the lower deck aft, there are four generous guest staterooms totaling sleeping accommodations for 14. One cabin features a queen sized bed, another features a queen, a twin and a Pullman.  The other two guest staterooms feature a full sized bed, a twin bed and a Pullman in each. All guest staterooms feature flat screen TVs and full entertainment systems as well as private en‐suite bathrooms with cream colored marble and mirrored vanities.

The captain's cabin is located on the boat deck just aft of the wheelhouse and features an en suite shower. Crew accommodations are located all the way forward on the lower deck level and are separated from the guest staterooms by the mid‐ships engine room.  Crew accommodations include a double engineer's cabin and three double crew cabins, each with upper and lower berths. All crew cabins have private heads with shower facilities.

Sun Deck:
A starboard side stair leads up to the sun Deck from the Boat Deck.  Starting aft are moveable chaise lounges located in the center with large umbrellas for shade.  Built in seating and sun pads are located forward; port, starboard and centerline with additional storage lockers located underneath.  The centerpiece of the Sun Deck is the newly installed Jacuzzi with surrounding bar
and a service area containing refrigerator, ice maker and sink.

Boat Deck:
Beginning aft on the boat deck is storage for the rigid hull inflatable and the boat deck crane. Two 25‐ person life rafts are situated here, both port and starboard. Moving forward is the bridge deck furniture including ottomans and a large coffee table all of which are located under a portable awning forward. Access to main deck, via port, and starboard staircase.

Entrance to the sky lounge is through sliding glass doors or the port side door. Inside the sky lounge at the rear is a large circular table and moving forward is a sectional sofa facing bookshelves and a Flat Screen Television. The entire area has large windows that offer beautiful views.

Continuing forward there is a day head and a spiral staircase that leads to main deck foyer. Also located in the main deck foyer, to port, is the day head and Owner’s locker to starboard. All the way forward is the enclosed bridge. Access to the  bridge is via hallway from the sky lounge which also contains the radio/chart room. The wheelhouse is finished in red oak with blue leatherette trim and red oak flooring. A central console contains the navigation and machinery instruments as well as main engine controls. The radio and chart room is also finished in red oak. 

Main Deck:
Beginning at the aft deck, featured is a settee on center with storage lockers underneath, to each side are sets of chairs with coffee tables. An oval teak table is located on the center line for
Al Fresco dining. Located port and starboard there are counters with overhead cabinets for storage and doors that lead onto the main decks.

Entrance to the main salon from aft deck via sliding glass doors. To starboard a circular stairwell leads to guest staterooms on the lower deck. The main salon is very spacious and its highlights include two couches with end tables on either side, a wing back chair and  a built‐in cherry desk with chair starboard.  Moving forward is the formal dining salon with a large dining table.

Continuing forward to starboard is the grand entrance to starboard main deck, and boat deck via grand foyer. To port, entrance to the stainless steel galley via port main deck and dining saloon.  The galley is industrially equipped.

The full‐width Owner's stateroom is located forward on the main deck. This suite comprises of a luxurious stateroom with king size bed and twin en‐suite dressing areas and bathroom. Forward port and starboard are two walk‐in hanging closets with extensive hanging and storage space. Also featured in Owner's suite are built‐in port and starboard dressers, the port dresser incorporates a vanity with stool, and entertainment center located aft with a 46” 3D television. The luxuriously appointed his & hers master baths feature marbled counter tops and floors, gold fixtures, and overhead lighting.

Located on the foredeck is a large anchor windlass. Steps leading to main deck are located centerline of the yacht. To aft port and starboard there are storage lockers.


2017 Upgrades

Bureau Veritas under water 30 year survey completed
Bureau Veritas machinery survey in process now, due October of 17’

Bottom completely media blasted back to white metal
Bottom completely barrier coat applied to 3 Mil thickness
Bottom completely coated 2x with Micron 99

Hull plate thickness tested as per B.V. survey
Replace 5x suspect areas of hull plating in accordance with B.V. standards

Install new Parker CCV system on both engines

Akerboom replaced both rear seal assemblies
Akerboom drained both stern tubes and refilled with new oil
Akerboom performed tail shaft runout as per B.V.
Tailshaft die penetration tests completed by Rybovich
Propellers removed and brought back to S Class

All new hoses, fuel, oil, seawater, exhaust
New turbos
New D’Angelo Exhaust Mixers 5 year warranty
New Injectors / injector orings
New Oil Coolers
New boost / water psi gauges
Injection Pumps removed and serviced
Valve clearances
Coolant systems flushed and filled with new coolant

Replace all gate type valves with new (15x)
Replace galley drain swing check valve (1x)
Replace generator suction inlet valves (2x)
Replace Main Engine underwater exhaust valves (2x)
Replace Main Engine exhaust bypass valves (2x)
Replace water maker inlet valves (2x)
Rybovich cleaned and pressure tested remaining valves in accordance with B.V.

Open, clean and make necessary repairs to both grey water tanks
Open, clean and make necessary repairs to both fresh water tanks
Open, clean and make welding repair to center main fuel tank
Condemn integral black water tank in engine room

Condemn third stage black water tank as per B.V. request
Install new third stage tank system
Open and clean 1st plus 2nd stage black water tanks
Re-plumb entire black water system
Re-locate all system components to serviceable locations
Install additional pump out port in engine room
Install new Headhunter Treatment control panel and new tank sensor

Install two new Samsung combo cook tops (1x induction, 1x conventional)
Galley Extraction duct professionally cleaned
All cabinets aligned and new latches installed
New 18,000 BTU air handler installed
Countertops leveled
New LED Lighting throughout galley and stew pantry
New Delta faucet at galley sink

New Carpet throughout entire interior
Removed carpet from foyer and polished floor
Owners list of preference changes completed

Complete re wire of GPS input switching
Removable carpet added