Boat of the Week: Meet ‘Polaris,’ the 230-Foot Ice-Class Explorer With an Interior Like a Crystal Palace
“Polaris,” the largest build ever by Rossinavi, has an ice-class hull and hybrid propulsion, but the interior is defined by designer crystals.
The design language of the trio was inspired by traditional Italian “Navetta” gentleman’s yachts.
The long-range voyager can also cover some 4,000 nautical miles.
Richard Garriott has ventured to both poles, the ocean’s deepest point and even to space. Now he’s aiming for a science-based age of discovery.
Boat of The Week: How This Former Supply Vessel Was Transformed Into a Sleek 187-Foot Superyacht Explorer
The makeover added 15 feet to the yacht’s length.
The transoceanic explorer SeaXplorer 105 has a luxurious interior and carries two helicopters, five tenders and a sub.
Including two Mercedes-Benz 6×6 G Wagons, two 30-foot sail boats, a 4×4 beach buggy and a five-person submarine—just for starters.
With enough space for 160 scientists, the vessel also features 22 state-of-the-art laboratories for oceanic research.
The impressive vessel also has an Airbus H130 chopper and a deep-dive U-Boat Worx CR3 submarine.