HANSE EXPLORER Fassmer Werft | From US$ 235,000/wk

47m Luxury superyacht offering unforgettable adventure charters

HANSE EXPLORER Fassmer Werft | From US$ 235,000 /wk

M/Y HANSE EXPLORER is a large 47.76m (156' 8") serious adventure expedition motor yacht built by the German company Fassmer Werft, launched in 2006 and refited in 2020. Her interior design is by Mieske Design and offers light functional and relaxed styling featuring beautiful woodwork and an intelligent layout for maximizing space. The yacht can accommodate up to 12 charter guests in 7 cabins, while there is a crew of 14 ensuring everyone has a fantastic time during the entire charter experience.

NOTABLE FEATURES: ~ an exceptional explorer vessel ~ ice-breaker certified ~ safe ~ comfortable ~ great onboard equipment ~ flexible accommodation ~ Finnish sauna ~ dive equipment ~ tenders ~ kayaks ~ air-conditioning ~ Hoppe tank anti-rolling system ~ offering amazing charter itineraries and adventures to remote destinations ~ WiFi (where available*)

HANSE EXPLORER is a certified ice breaker yacht (with an extra thick steel hull) with ice class GL-E3. HANSE EXPLORER is able to explore all around the world, including the polar regions and the Northwest Passage. Safety and comfort rank first on the incredible luxury explorer yacht.

HANSE EXPLORER has a powerful main motor (MAK 8 M 20 1 x 1,360 kW, Single Screw, Controllable Pitch Propeller) with an electric standby motor (400 KW) in case of the main failure. She can cruise at 10 knots with a max of 12. Her generators produce a total electric power capacity of approx. 1.000 kilowatts.

She has two independently working air conditioning compressors which provide a pleasant room temperature in tropic areas as well as in Arctic and Antarctic waters. There are two independent heating systems generating the necessary heat for comfort. Two autarkic freshwater systems (osmosis device/evaporator) provide sufficient fresh water on board.

She also has independent toilet facilities (vacuum/gravity toilet). To protect the environment there is a highly efficient water conditioning system that allows the yacht to cruise even the most sensitive areas of the world.

HANSE EXPLORER Specifications

Type/Year:Fassmer Werft/2006 
Beam:10.40m (34' 1")  
L.O.A.:47.76m (156' 8") 
Max Speed:12 knots 
Engines:MAK 8 M 20/1 x 1,360 kW 
Cruise Speed:10 knots 

Highly efficient stabilisers reduce the vessel’s role and ensure that it is also comfortable to stay on board during heavy sea. The bridge equipment complies with those of the modern chemical tank ships the shipping company runs as well. There are two independently working rudder devices (electro-hydraulic/manual) and three radar units: one S-band radar system (harbour-zone, near-shore zone and ice cruise) and two X-band systems, one for deep sea and coastal shipping and the other one for cadets and guests.

HANSE EXPLORER also has latest up to date electronic navigational charts including a secondary device in the lounge so that our guests can observe the position of the vessel any time.

Yacht Charter Accommodation

Hanse Explorer offers guest accommodation for 12. All 7 cabins may be configured for either Queen or Twin sleeping arrangements. The Owner's Suite is situated on the Upper Deck, consisting of a Stateroom, en suite and a large adjoining private lounge. The remaining 6 Guest Cabins on the Main Deck are practically identical apart from subtle differences in colour scheme. All cabins have private en suite facilities.

Charter Amenities and Extras

~ 2 x MK IV Zodiac tenders with Yamaha 4-stroke engines ~ 3 x 2-person Aire Sea Tiger inflatable sea kayaks (18 feet) ~ 1 x 1-person sea kayak ~ 2 x Standup Paddleboards (SUP) ~ State-of-the-art SCUBA diving centre with full equipment for 12 guests & 2 divemasters ~ Dive compressor (water-cooled with NITROX membrane) ~ Fishing equipment (where permitted)

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US$ 235,000/wk

Dear Amanda, We're currently making the crossing from South Georgia to Ushuaia and will be closing out our charter at the end of the week. It's been exceptionally successful all around. The weather has been remarkably steady and friendly and we haven't had any really bumby rides. A day or so each way to/frum South Georgia but with 2-3 meter seas at worst. Best of all this has been the perfect boat and crew. Well found and well equipped, and each and every member of the crew and expedition leaders have gone out of their way to make it the most enjoyable and adventuresome experience. High praise indeed to Captain Martin! Thanks for your own great help all around. I'v had many charters with agents over the years - none better than this one reflecting your advice and support! Charter on Hanse Explorer in Antartica

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