Hanse Explorer

Guests: 12 From: 245,000
Staterooms: 7
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Accommodation Details

157′ / 47.76 m HANSE EXPLORER is a unique, modern “Expedition Ship” luxury vessel with unique capabilities including retractable zero speed fin stabilizers which reduces the ship’s movements at sea and at anchor.

Sleeps 12 guests in 7 guest staterooms:

Sky Deck:
Hot tub forward, 2 x lounging beds (one on each side), aft circular seating area.

Upper Deck:

Owner’s Suite with abundant view windows, a King Bed, ensuite bathroom, and a large adjoining open private sitting area and office. A glass door facing aft allows private access to the outdoor decks. (485 square feet)
Main Salon
Dining Area
Bridge (with guest seating areas facing forward)
Outdoor forward view area with stairs down to the exterior of the Main Deck forward

Main Deck:

6 identical guest staterooms. Each may be configured for either 1 Queen Bed or 2 Twin Beds (side by side). Each with private ensuite facilities. (182 square feet).
Exterior dining area (shaded).
Full walk around decks for views to all sides.

Ops Deck (Lower deck):

“Mudroom” aft with cubicles for guest adventure clothing etc.
Exterior: swim platform aft, where you board HANSE from the tender(s).
Crew quarters are on this level.


Each stateroom is equipped with a TV, desk, and ample closet and bureau space.  All rooms are fully air-conditioned/heated with individual controls.

Please see the Interior via this Virtual Tour:

Layout Diagram


Guests 12
# Of Crew15 +
Length157 ft / 47.76 m
Beam34 ft
Draft14 ft
Built - Refit:2006 - 2021
BuilderFassmer Werft
Cruising Speed10 knots (nautical miles per hour)


A new, larger tender for tropical areas (French Polynesia, please inquire for other areas) is pending.  Please contact us for details.

2 x MK IV Zodiac tenders with Yamaha 4-stroke engines
4 x 2-person Aire Sea Tiger inflatable kayaks (18 ft)
1 x 1-person sea kayak
2 x Standup Paddleboards (SUP)
4 x Lefeet Seabobs
CRUSHIIT WAVE gym equipment
Fishing equipment (where permitted)

State-of-the-art SCUBA Dive Center for tropical destinations offers:
– full Nitrox operation
– large compressor
– full set-up for 12 people and up t0 2 divemasters

Equipment includes:
– long 5 ml and short 3 ml wetsuits
– booties
– fins (open heel and full foot)
– masks and snorkels
– dive computers

Get your scuba diving certification while on vacation!
Learn how to dive with a certified Dive Instructor who can administer the introductory dive and courses for open water in some of the world’s best places for scuba diving.

Pricing Terms

From: 245,000
To: 245,000

From USD $245,000 per week of 7 24-hour days and nights, Noon to Noon.  Please inquire for rate details.


Crew Profile

An exceptional crew of 15 provide elite service, including an Expedition Leader.
1-2 Dive Masters can be added.

Additional Information

“I spent a fascinating day on board HANSE EXPLORER in May 2024.” – Broker Michael Sawyer
This specialty built expedition luxury “small ship” yacht can take you to remote locations where very few travel – all while providing the utmost in quality and safety combined with first class luxury.
Designed to be ready, able and willing to deliver the adventure of a lifetime in maximum comfort!
She is certainly a unique, and multifaceted wonder, combining:
* Full ice capabilities (Ice Class: GL E3 (equivalent finnish ice class A1)
* Flexible guest accommodations
* A fantastic management and operations team
* All above lead to a truly exceptional crew, as she is a coveted vessel to work on!
* Plus – a newly updated “chic yachting vibe” from her 2020-2021 refit.

She has been ever popular on the Yacht Charter market for over 15 years, and garnering endless rave reviews from clients and the expedition yachting community.

In December 2023 our most frequently repeating American clients reported their Antarctica trip aboard HANSE EXPLORER to be literally their favorite trip of their lives, which speaks volumes as they are very well travelled indeed!



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