76.6-metre explorer superyacht Yersin has just joint charter market for the first time, with SuperYachtsMonaco appointed as her central agent. Built by French shipyard Pirou in 2015, the vessel is now available from €600,000 per week.
Named after the legendary 19th-century scientist and explorer, Yersin strives to combine state-of-the-art technology with a range of 15,000 nautical miles for serious exploring.
Boasting a full-displacement steel hull and aluminium superstructure, Yersin has Ice-Class classification for all-weather sailing, with her exterior profile was designed by Pierre Jacques Kubis. Conceived as eco-friendly world cruiser, Yersin has been awarded with Clean class notation for her potentially low impact on the environment.
The yacht’s versatile layout includes accommodation for large groups plus ample space for pilots and local guides. Her key onboard features include a media centre, library, private cinema, onboard spa, observatory and a vast sundeck with a swimming pool. In addition, Yersin disposes of onboard dining options including two large formal dining rooms for 12, along with two bars.
Yersin’s interior can accommodate up to 12 guests across a master suite, VIP stateroom, two doubles and four twin cabins. Finished in light oak with steel and leather accents, each cabin features a full ensuite bathroom plus IT and entertainment systems. The yacht also has accommodation for a 24-person crew with additional cabins for helicopter/seaplane pilots.
Located on the upper deck, Yersin’s full-beam master suite features a chic modern design with oak flooring and Zebrano veneers. Opening onto a private deck area, the suite comes with a kitchenette, an office and an all-white bathroom finished in Corian quartz with a luminotherapy shower.
Styled by the owner’s own design team, Yersin’s light interior has a fresh modern feel, finished in contrasting shades of oak and Zebrano, while overhead sky-lights highlight her collection of modern art, and a six-level elevator provides guests with easy access to each deck.
On the lower deck, Yersin has a spa and gym area to meet onboard fitness and wellbeing requirements. The area is equipped with a hammam, hairdresser, massage room and spa pool.
The vessel's top deck is dedicated to relaxation with a large swimming pool and built-in sunbeds and loungers for unwinding in the sunshine. A shaded outdoor lounge area is the perfect spot for after-dinner drinks as the sun goes down.
Equipped to explore the most remote regions, Yersin carries a 7.3-metre aluminium barge, two 7.5-metre Zodiac Hurricanes and a side-by-side quad fitted with caterpillar tracks for ice. She also has a professional diving facility onboard plus space for jet skis, canoes, inflatable dinghies and bicycles for onshore adventures.
Based in the South of France, Yersin can be deployed for destinations all around the globe. Her possible charter destinations for the upcoming season comprise Tokyo Olympics 2020, the Cape Verde Islands, British Columbia or Galapagos Islands. What is more, she is capable of a world tour.
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