Designer Steve Kozloff (Kozloff Steve) introduced the concept of forwarding the construction of amazing scale, according to Boat International. The boat, named Alexis, and especially designed for longer flights in severe weather conditions. She has a steel hull ice-class and aluminum superstructure.
cruising at ten knots “ALEXIS” is able to pass 22 thousand miles without refueling — enough to cross the Atlantic three times there and back.
Nine decks can accommodate 20 guests and 12 crew members, and the owner provided four master cabins — one master with a private pool on the stern, and three others. A communal pool is also there — on the nose of the main deck. The entire sixth level is given over to an outdoor bar and two SPA areas.
Other key features of the ship’s four lifeboats free fall and a large helipad with hangar, which can fit four small rotorcraft.
Thanks to the impressive size of a helipad on Alexis can be safely put the aircraft even in the severest weather. Also the yacht has a garage for storage of two submarines, several tenders and other water toys. For loading and unloading of the special research equipment includes two cranes. Doors and guard rails – heated for travel in extreme conditions of the Arctic.
Alexis — draft range expedition yacht with ice class Goliath, developed by the American designer. The series combines Explorer length from 36 to 117 meters. The yacht is fitted with diesel-electric propulsion. The maximum speed is 14.3 per node, cruising — 10 knots.