56M CLASSIC EXPEDITION YACHT Auroux/Diverse Projects | From US$ 280,000/wk

Exceptional 1974 classic luxury expedition yacht with submersibles

56M CLASSIC EXPEDITION YACHT Auroux/Diverse Projects | From US$ 280,000 /wk

Built in 1974 by Auroux, the 56M CLASSIC EXPEDITION YACHT has a steel hull and superstructure and was last given a comprehensive refit in 2016 by New Zealand-based company Diverse Projects. The interiors by Joe Artese use a light and cool colour scheme and the accommodation sleeps up to 12 guests over six cabins. She has a crew of 19. This vessel is ideal for guests looking for a truly unique charter experience, full of adventure and discovery.

NOTABLE FEATURES OF THE EXPEDITION YACHT: ~ Classic expedition yacht featured in the Great Barrier Reef documentary with David Attenborough ~ Massive light-filled lounge ~ Extensive outdoor sunbathing spaces ~ spacious accommodation ~ Crisp and cool contemporary interiors ~ Impressive selection of water toys ~ two submersibles


The main deck aft stores the tenders and there is a Davit crane for easy launch and retrieval. Helicopters have a full-beam landing pad on the upper deck aft and the bow area can be used to store more water toys and tenders. In front of the helm station is a Portuguese deck with a large settee where guests can watch the sunrise and sunset in privacy.

The sundeck aft provides guests with the largest outdoor space on board and a canvas awning can be used while 12 guests done at the grand alfresco table with uninterrupted views. A smaller table creates a more intimate setting while along the side there are exercise machines and hammocks.



Type/Year:Auroux/Diverse Projects/1974 
Beam:11.89m (39') 
L.O.A.:55.78m (183') 
Max Speed:12 knots 
Engines:2 x Cummins KTA50M2 1600h 
Cruise Speed:11 knots 

The main deck is dedicated to the crew facilities and contains the crew accommodation galley and mess. A central staircase connects all the decks and the upper deck hosts the guest accommodation and Captain's cabin and study. The accommodation consists of a forward Master suite, a VIP stateroom and four twin cabins which all have en-suite facilities.

The flybridge lounge has a grand formal dining table close to the aft windows while three armchairs are positioned around the TV integrated into the starboard aft wall. To complete the interior, there is a massive corner sofa, a coffee table and a pair of armchairs.

Yacht Charter Accommodation

Accommodation is provided for up to twelve charter guests in six luxury staterooms of superyacht quality. All cabins are located above the hangar deck and include ensuite bathrooms with shower, granite counter, beautiful maple joinery, are fully carpeted. There is also air-conditioning throughout as well as a desk and storage space in all cabins. Media and communication systems are in place to offer the latest in technology. All cabins feature large windows providing plenty of natural light and fantastic views. There are two twin cabins that have additional pop-up beds, sleeping up to 6, in addition to two twin cabins with single beds. The master stateroom and the VIP stateroom are more spacious and have been fitted with a seating area, more storage and double sinks in the bathrooms. The master stateroom has a double shower and a king-sized bed while the VIP features a Jacuzzi tub and a queen-sized bed.

Charter Amenities and Extras

This 56M CLASSIC EXPEDITION YACHT has an excellent range of water toys and various equipment, with the full list being available upon request. Most notable of all are the two submersibles.

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US$ 280,000/wk

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