For Sale


€ 79,500,000   (approx. $ 94,072,000)
( VAT Paid )

Adventure. Sustainability. Exploration. YERSIN is a true pedigree go-anywhere explorer cruiser. As one of the world's most sustainable, clean and green vessels, she is a maritime masterpiece dedicated to science and discovery with all the luxuries of a modern yacht, accommodating 18 guests. This proven multi-purpose green yacht was used for private discovery voyages and chartered for missions led by the prestigious Explorations de Monaco among others. It is a rare opportunity for a new Owner to acquire such a vessel, ready to explore the globe without leaving a trace. 


While showcasing the best in innovative new technology, YERSIN yacht makes no compromise on luxury and comfort. Onboard features include an elevator connecting all guest decks, spa, hammam, gym, cinema, several dining areas, lounges, a lobby and 8 guest staterooms. She was conceived as a true explorer, engineered to cruise from the Poles to the Equator and facilities include a range of multi-function tenders, research laboratories and classroom/conference room, media room, hospital and professional diving facility.


Built by Piriou, a French shipyard specialised in the construction of oceanographic, pelagic fishing and navy vessels, YERSIN was designed to take her Owner's family, guests and scientist to the world’s most remote destinations with the highest levels of safety and comfort. SOLAS Passenger Ship compliant, she provides the top maritime safety standards and boasts an exceptional number of exploration functional features.


Make your mark without leaving a trace.

YERSIN - in detail

Sustainability credentials

  • Vessel built to be 95% recyclable 
  • Extremely low fuel consumption and low emissions
  • Bureau Veritas Clean Ship Classified
  • Non-wood recyclable resin decks
  • Underwater hull coated with silicon non-biocide and antifouling
  • Bilge water and wastewater treatment rated at 5ppm, 60% cleaner than the 15ppm international rule
  • Dynamic positioning, no anchoring impact
  • Filters on all engines, reducing NOx and SOx emissions by 99.8% and retaining 99.8% of soot particles
  • Advanced water treatment and recycling systems
  • Black & grey water storage, up to 10 days


Key Features

  • Engineered for all weathers 
  • Ice classed for an ice thickness up to 40cm
  • Polar Code compliant
  • Withstands temperatures from -20°c to +50°c
  • 12,000 nautical range
  • SOLAS Passenger Ship Compliant
  • Exceptional sea worthiness and stability with double pair of zero-speed Quantum stabilisers
  • Food storage autonomy for up to 50 days for total 42 passengers
  • Comprehensive functional range of tenders
  • Dedicated dive centre with Air & Nitrox capabilities
  • Guest spa with gym, hot tub, massage room, hairdressing room and Hammam
  • Fully immersive surround sound & 4K enhanced cinema
  • Guest elevator to all decks
  • Research laboratory, classroom/conference room and hospital
  • Owner’s stateroom with private deck forward and recessed balconies 
  • 8 luxurious guest staterooms
  • VAT Paid

The story behind the explorer – in conversation with the Owner and Captain of YERSIN
Built/Refit 2015
Builder Piriou
Type large   explorer   
Features Stabilisers   Swimming Pool   Gym   scuba diving   Beach Club   
Length 76.6m (251'04")
Beam 13m (42'08")
Draft 4.5m (14'09")
Gross Tonnage 2,198
Hull Steel
Stabilisers At Anchor & Underway
Engines 2 x Caterpillar (2,011HP)

1 x Leroy-Somer (400kW)
1 x Leroy-Somer (800kW)
Cruising/max speed 11 KNOTS (CRUISING) / 16 KNOTS (MAX)
Cruise range 12,000 nm
Economical range 15,000 nm
Exterior Designer Owner/PJ Kubis
Interior Designer Owner/PJ Kubis
Classification Bureau Veritas (BV)
Flag Malta
Staterooms 8
Guests 18
Crew 24
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