ICON Yachts has relaunched the explorer vessel, Sherakhan after a 'successful and work intense refit', which lasted only eight weeks.

The project's completion was celebrated in Harlingen by the team responsible for the refit and Sherakhan's crew, and marked with a party and live band performance. 

Jan Verkerk, the vessel's owner, who first imagined her unique touring itinerary, and who oversaw the refit, also used the occasion as an opportunity to celebrate his birthday with over 150 guests attending the event.

“Congratulations to the whole team and a very special thanks to the crew, who we very much enjoyed working with, said Jen Wartena, ICON's CEO, at the event.



Sherakhan received a complete exterior repaint in a new colour scheme, together with an extensive schedule of technical checks and upgrades. The main generators were replaced with state of the art low emission generators.



Already on route to Antigua, Sherakhan is looking forward to another busy charter season. The ICON team wished the vessel and her crew well upon leaving the yard.


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