MEGA YACHT HANSE EXPLORER
HANSE EXPLORER is one of few yachts in the world today that can be considered a true ‘Expedition Yacht’. Purpose built in 2006 with German precision, HANSE EXPLORER’s steel hull has the highest commercial Ice Class rating (Finnish Ice Class A1 / Germanischer Lloyd Ice Class E3) and her powerful engine allows her to break through dense sea ice with ease.
Expeditions in recent years have taken HANSE EXPLORER south of the Antarctic Circle, north of 82 degrees north latitude (the High Arctic) and to many other exotic destinations in between. With state of the art navigation equipment, a 9,000nm cruising range, the capacity to produce 20 tons of fresh water onboard every day and an extraordinary level of seaworthiness, HANSE EXPLORER is entirely self sufficient for long range exploration.
HANSE EXPLORER’s professional crew and expert guides will take you to the most remote and exciting destinations on Earth - a journey of both substance and style.
December 2014 to March 2015: Antarctic Peninsula and South America.
April to November 2015: South Pacific! (French Polynesia, Fiji, Tonga, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, etc).
December 2015 to March 2016: Antarctic Peninsula and South America
April to November 2016: Arctic.
Hanse Explorer is also available for voyages whilst traveling in between the destinations outlined above.
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Length: 47.76 metres (157 feet)
Beam: 10.4 metres (34 feet)
Draft: 4.3 metres (14 feet)
Builder: Fassmer Werft, Germany
Hull Construction: Steel
Ice Class: Germanischer Lloyd E3 (Finnish Ice Class A1)
Cruising Speed: 10 knots
Fuel Consumption: 200 litres per hour
Fuel Capacity: 171,000 litres
Range: 9,000 nm
Flag: Antigua & Barbuda
Number of Crew: 14
1 x Owner's Suite
6 x Guest Staterooms
Total Guests (sleeping): 12
All 7 Staterooms may be configured for either Queen or Twin sleeping arrangements
The Owner's Suite is situated on the Upper Deck, consisting of a Stateroom with en suite and a large adjoining private lounge / study
The remaining 6 Guest Staterooms on the Main Deck are practically identical, apart from subtle differences in colour scheme
All Staterooms have private en suite facilities
LEISURE & RECREATION
2 x MK IV Zodiac tenders with Yamaha 4-stroke engines
2 x 2-person Aire Sea Tiger inflatable sea kayaks (18 feet)
Dive equipment for self-contained diving operations
Engine: MAK 8 M 20 (1 x 1,360 kW with controllable pitch propeller)
Generators: Caterpillar C9DITA (3 x 215 kW + shaft generator)
Bow Thruster: 1 x 300 kW
Stability: Hoppe tank anti rolling system
Water Maker: 20,000 litres per day
Communications: Inmarsat Fleet 77, Inmarsat C, satellite telephone / fax, Iridium, GMDSS
Fish smoking oven