Rhino disguised as a Swan: how Sanaborg turns to Ragnar

Dutch shipyard Icon Yachts published a video telling about the progress in the process of conversion of 68.2 metre Sanaborg. It is reported by Boat International.

The boat, which was formerly the icebreaker, currently continues step by step to become a luxurious expedition ship — Project Ragnar. Eventually steel Sanaborg, built in 2012 and arrived at a total refit by Icon Yachts in the summer of 2017, will receive an extreme “makeover”. So expect a completely different exterior with the interior, which is responsible for British design Studio RWD.

it is expected that the launching of the expedition superyacht will be ready in 2019.

Icon Yachts has previously stated that the goal of transformation is to find the right balance between the influence of the British heritage, the medieval warship and graceful modern lines.

Upon completion, the Project will Ragnar be able to boast of hull ice class A1, which is ideal for global expeditions, especially in high-latitude regions.

Fully matching the requirements of LY3 (Large Commercial Yacht Code), Explorer allows you to stay on Board in eight cabins 16 guests. Also on Board are two suites for the owner.

Will appear and a Spa area with massage room, swimming pool, Jacuzzi and even a snow room.

In storage for toys and garage for tenders will be a lot of space, because the Project Ragnar capable of carrying tracked vehicle Ripsaw EV2 ATV, submarine, two waverunners and the same boat sailing class “Laser”, a couple of six meters of Fungal and duet from the eight-meter tenders, including Castoldi 26.

Do not forget about the fully certified helipad under the multipurpose Eurocopter EC145.

Power will come from a pair of diesel-electric engines PC5 with propeller-steering column. They will provide the maximum range of 6,000 nautical miles.

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