Hanse Explorer

Guests: 12 From: 235,000
Staterooms: 7
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Accommodation Details

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

Sleeps 12 guests in 7 guest staterooms:

Upper Deck:

Owner’s Suite with a King Bed, ensuite bathroom, and a large adjoining open private sitting area and office. (485 square feet)

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).


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)


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
– 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 the best places in the world.

Pricing Terms

From: 235,000
To: 235,000

The rate is per week of 7 24-hour days and nights, and include yacht and crew. Additional are any tax, all expenses (charged at cost) and a customary crew gratuity at your discretion. For a longer charter, each additional 24 hours is 1/7 more, prorated. Charters begin and end at 12 Noon.


Crew Profile

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

Additional Information

This specialty built expedition luxury “small ship” yacht can take you to parts few travel 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.


CLIENT COMMENTS: In December 2023 our most frequently repeating American clients with a deep love of the Caribbean and the Bahamas reported their Antarctica trip aboard HANSE EXPLORER to be literally their favourite trip of their lives, which speaks volumes as they are very well travelled indeed!



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