The yacht Faith was built as Project Vertigo by Feadship. She was delivered early 2017.
The Yacht’s Interior
The yacht can accommodate 18 guests and a crew of 34. Her interior is designed by Chahan Interior Design. Who has worked on more projects for her owner, including an apartment in London.
He also designed the interior of a London property owned by Stroll. Her exterior is designed by Redman Whitely Dixon. The yacht has facilities to store a Bell 429 helicopter. And has a glass bottom swimming pool (with a bar underneath).
Her features include a 9 meter by 4 meter swimming pool. Faith is powered by two MTU 16v 4000 engines. Which brings her a top speed of 17 knots. Her cruising speed is 12 knots. De Voogt Naval Architects is responsible for the naval architecture
In July 2017 F1 driver Lance Stroll (the owner’s son) was pictured having a holiday on board Faith. He was on board with English TV and fashion star Kimberly Garner.
The owners previous motor yacht was built as Cakewalk for Charles Gallagher. Gallagher sold her to Frank Fertitta, who named her Fortunato.
Frank Fertitta sold her to fashion entrepreneur Stroll. Who sold her to Tommy Hilfiger.
The yacht is now named Flag and bears Tommy Hilfigers logo. Hilfiger frequently posts photos of his yacht Flag on social media.
Flag was launched in 2000 by Royal Van Lent. She is built from steel. With an aluminum superstructure. Faith can accommodate 14 guests in 7 cabin and has crew of 17. She can reach a maximum speed of 16 knots.
In 2012 the previous Faith, after the purchase by Mr. Stroll, was refitted with a new interior. Designed by Chahan of Paris. FAITH won the Best Refit Award 2013 in the eighth edition of the World Superyacht Awards.
Sold to Michael Latifi
In August 2020 several of our sources informed us that Faith has been sold to Michael Latifi. He is an Iranian-Canadian businessman and owner of Sofina Foods Inc. Sofina is a Canadian producer of Foods, selling to retail and foodservice companies.
Michael is the father of F1 driver Nicholas Latifi. Nicholas is competing in Formula One for Williams Grand Prix Engineering
Stroll is building a new 80 meter yacht in the Netherlands. So he is downgrading in size. But 80 meters is more convenient for most yachting destinations.
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