Pendennis Shipyard has completed an extensive 18-month refit of the 46.33m motor yacht Constance in July 2016.
The yacht was originally built by Feadship as Paminusch in 1986, and arrived initially in Falmouth as Jana, delivered by cargo ship in December 2014. She entered into the 90m Hall 1 at Pendennis in March 2015 following refit preparation works.
At that time Constance still retained many of her original 30-year old systems and engine-room equipment, and a surveyor’s report made the boat uninsurable.
The remit for the refit was to ensure the structural integrity of the yacht complied to offshore cruising requirements, to modernise systems and equipment not only improve efficiency but also to comply to emission regulations, and to refresh the interiors to the style of the new owners.
This project was undertaken completely in-house by the specialist trades at Pendennis, with yacht management provided by Master Yachts.
During her time at Pendennis, all bridge and engine room equipment and systems were replaced, whilst insulation was improved throughout and tanking systems refabricated as necessary.
Refurbishment of the owner and guest areas was carried out by Pendennis’ interior design team, with existing woodwork removed, restored and reinstated by Pendennis’ joinery team.
The crew area, galley, and laundry had an extensive overhaul as the whole area was rebuilt and new galley and service equipment integrated, complemented by bespoke-made built-in furniture, resulting in a completely modernised crew area.
Externally two new deck cranes were installed and new teak decking laid across all areas. A full topsides, bulwarks and superstructure repaint by the specialist paint team completed the refresh of the boat.