There have been five The Highlander's over the past 50 years, four of which have been Feadships. The initial The Highlander was a 23.78m converted Canadian corvette. The second 30.49m The Highlander was launched in 1957. The next Highlander (35.41m), launched in March 1967, had every conceivable innovation then available. The fourth Highlander was the in 1980 refitted 38.40m Claybeth (1978).