Is a 52′ steel expedition vessel designed and built by Erik de Jong specifically for high latitude exploration.


From left to right: Storage space, Ownerscabin, Galley + nav. station, dining room, guest cabin, sail storage.

Vessel Particulars:

Length over all: 15,74m (51′ 8″)
Length on waterline: 14,31m (46’11”)
Beam: 4,55m (14′ 11″)
Draft (loaded condition): 3,05m (10′ 0″)
Weight: 18 metric tons
Payload: 7 metric tons
Fuel capacity: 1600 liters (423 US gallons)
Fresh water capacity: 1900 liters (502 US gallons)
Black water: 250 liters (77 US gallons)

Deck hardware: Ronstan – Frederiksen.
Rope clutches: Spinlock.
Winches: Andersen 6x.
Anchor winch: Lewmar V5
Main anchor: Bruce 80kg
Secondary anchor: Bruce 50kg
Anchor chain: 1x 140m 10mm DIN766 chain & 1x 70m 13mm galvanized DIN766 chain

Mast: Selden masts, Aluminium.
Shrouds and stays: RVS 316, 1×19 Standard.
Sails: Mainsail, High aspect jib and staysail made of HydraNET Radial.
Storm Sails: Storm jib and Trysail, made of Woven polyester in fluor orange color.

Main engine: Ford Lehman 2713 E, 105 HP.
Gearbox: Velvet, hydraulic 1:2.05 reduction.

Steering gear: Jefa.

Autopilot 1: Furuno navpilot 511.
Autopilot 2: Simrad AC42

GPS: Furuno GP32.
Navtex: Furuno NX 500.
Depthsounder: Furuno Fi50
Speedometer: Furuno Fi50.
Windset: Furuno Fi50.
Radar: Furuno 1715.
AIS: Furuno A30
VHF: Furuno FM3000
Handheld VHF: UNIDEN Atlantic 250
EPIRB: McMurdo

Main electricity supply: 110 Amp Bosch alternator.
Batteries: 6x 220 Ah @12V AGM.
Control and regulation systems: Mastervolt.
Available outputs: 12, 24, 110 and 230 Volt

Board computer: HP pavilion 17″

Heater: Dickinson “Pacific”

Liferaft: Zodiac offshore 2 x 4 pers.