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THIS IS THE MOST SPECIAL AND WEATHER-SAFE EXPLORER ON THE MARKET: SHE WOULD STAND OUT AMONG MUCH BIGGER VESSELS.
THE VESSEL IS A SERIOUS MACHINE.
Richards Shipbuilders (Lowesoft, Scotland), built 1987-1988.
Served as British Navy Fishery Patrol in North Atlantic as NORNA.
Refit 2014: 26 months (280 000 man hours) at Atlantic Refit Centre (La Rochelle, France).
Interior design: Philippe Briand of Vitruvius Yachts.
Exterior design: Veerle Battiau of Mc Farlane Ship Design.
Classification society: DNV.
AWARDS: WINNER OF THE WORLD SUPERYACHTS AWARDS in 2014.
Guest accommodations: 12 (in 6 luxury staterooms).
Crew accommodations: 22.
Master stateroom on the upper deck.
Fitness room, wellness centre, jacuzzi on the upper deck, wine cellar, helipad.
Classification: 1A Yacht, classification society DNV.
5 staterooms at middle deck.
3 on starboard side and 2 on port side: the 2 on port side are the VIP ones and on starboard side there are 2 double and one twin.
All the staterooms (including the master stateroom) can accomodate 12 guests.
Each stateroom has own bathroom.
The two double stateroom have a comunicating door in between.
The bed of the 2 aft staterooms faces to aft.
The bed of the 2 forward staterooms faces to forward.
The twin stateroom is the most forward one and the bed faces aft.
The VIP staterooms have a bench and extra space.
One if the VIPs has an escritoire with with a small leather seat.
All the staterooms have Samsung flat-screen tv with Bose system.
All the staterooms receive a lot of natural light that can be darkened with electric blinds.
All guest bathrooms are provided with: generous rain and hand-held shower, Roediger floating toilet with in-wall flushing system, tube sink with Gessi faucet, full white coating, extra drainage system, cabinets; and the 2 VIP bathrooms have a tub and even more generous space and shower; while one of the VIP bathrooms has double sink.
Pantry room with 2 double door closets.