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Refitted in 2020, VILLA is a 42m expedition yacht combining comfort and durability, making her the ideal choice for polar adventures.
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Servicing the lighthouses of Norway until February 2019, VILLA is a rugged yet luxurious vessel perfect for exploring the Arctic. Her crew is made of experts who have cruised these waters for decades, ensuring your safety and comfort as you embark on a real expedition. Her resilient exterior features an ice strengthened hull, allowing her to venture deep into the ice of the arctic. Despite her rugged exterior, VILLA boasts a luxurious interior which was recently refitted in 2020. She features six unique cabins that sleep up to twelve guests on exciting Arctic voyages. Her interior is predominately finished in wood, creating a rustic and utilitarian aesthetic. Not too lavish, her interior exudes the charm of a traditional expedition vessel whilst ensuring that you want for nothing whilst onboard. Share stories of the day’s adventures in the spacious dining room and look out for wildlife from the bridge where 180 degree view windows allow panoramic vistas over the ice. Focusing on combining comfort with functionality, VILLA is the perfect vessel for luxury expeditions into arctic waters.
Length: 42m (137’ 10″) Beam: 10m (32’ 10”) Draft: 4m (13’ 1”) Total Guests: 12 in 6 cabins Crew: 8 Crew + 2 Expedition team
Builder: Sigbjorn Mekaniske, Norway Year Built / Refit: 1975 / 2020 Gross Tonnage: 554 Range: 8,000 nautical miles Cruising Speed: 9.5 knots Max Speed: 10.2 knots
Ice strengthened hull for polar expeditions
Interior refurbished in 2020
180 degree semi enclosed viewing space
7 tonne crane
Ice keel and ice propeller
WHY WE LOVE IT
VILLA’s ice-strengthened hull, ice propeller, and new eco-friendly engines with low-noise and low-emission standards make her the perfect choice for getting even closer to the Arctic’s extraordinary wildlife.
CRUISING LOCATIONS & CHARTER PRICES
Winter 2022/23: Northern Norway Summer 2023: Svalbard and Northern Norway
Winter 2023/24: Northern Norway Summer 2024: Svalbard and Northern Norway
2023: 60,000 USD p/w
2024: 62,000 USD p/w
*Prices shown here reflect the base weekly rates and an Advanced Provisioning Allowance, VAT, relocation and Pelorus planning fees may be applied in addition
Planning your experience
Get in touch with our yachting experts to begin planning your experience aboard VILLA.
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