BALTO

Built: 1975   Refit: 2020   Home Port: Reykjavik Iceland   Sleeps: 12

Specification
  • Length: 40 metres
  • Beam: 9 metres
  • Construction: Steel (Ice Reinforced)
  • Cruising Speed: 9 knots
  • Fresh Water: 37000 litres plus water maker
  • Fuel: 26 tonnes
  • Builder: Rauma Pepola Savonlinna, Finland
  • Engines: WARTSILA
  • Communication:

    Iridium, VHF, HF

Accommodation
  • Total Guests (sleeping): 12
  • Total Guests (cruising): 12
  • Crew Quarters: Yes
  • Air Conditioning: No
  • Amenities:

    Electric diesel propulsion capable of maintaining versatile maneuvering and survey speeds with no vibration. Ideal as film and photo platform.
    Deck Crane – 10 ton effer telescoping crane serving aft 1/4 of the boat a 3.5m x 2.6m cargo hatch/hold

  • Leisure:

    Zodiacs: 2

  • Cruising Area(s):

    Iceland and Greenland

  • Charter Cost:

    Rates: €84,000 per week (NO VAT For Greenland cruises), plus 30% APA.
    The owners are pleased to offer an optional extra guide and expedition package for €25.000 per week

Balto is probably the roomiest and most elegant small polar expedition yacht out there. She is also one of the the sturdiest, a former Finish government ice breaker. Built as a Lloyd’s 1-A ice class ship she is built out of high grade corten steel. She is ice enforced the complete length of the hull and double bottomed with tank placement. She is also fitted with electric diesel propulsion capable of maintaining versatile maneuvering and survey speeds with no vibration, also ideal as film/photo platform.

Balto offers real luxury accommodations for 12 guests in staterooms with full private facilities, and 12 crew. Cabins include 3 en-suite cabins, 2 large double cabins and 2 spacious single cabins, all with private bathrooms and lavish showers, plus a sauna for guests. Richly appointed salon and a dining room with mahogany paneling, library , bar, card table, mess, mud room, large office and lounge aft of bridge. She is fitted with large fine restaurant style open galley, where you an check on marvels of our chefs and sample freshly baked bread.

 

Key Features:

  •  Accommodates 12 guests in 1 x Owners’s suite, 1 suite, 3 double cabins and 2 single cabins
  • All cabins are spacious with an en-suite and are finished to a high standard

  • Elegant, mahogany paneled interior with dining area, a bar, card table and library

  • Sauna with cold shower and changing room.

  • Equipped with 2 Zodiac landing crafts for shore landings
  • Large, restaurant style open galley

  • Semi enclosed deck spaces to enjoy the view

  • Highest ice class

  • 10 ton crane and large cargo storage (ideal for scientific)

  • Fully crewed with experienced master, mate, engineer, deck hand, cook and steward. Expedition leaders can also be arranged.

 

Expertise 

The owner and crew have vast experience in the Arctic, having completed numerous scientific and private expeditions in Svalbard and Greenland.

Over the past decade their clients have included, NYU, Environment Canada, NASA/JPL, U.S.NAVY UWC, UCI, TV and film companies, so you will be in good hands.

Specification
  • Length: 40 metres
  • Beam: 9 metres
  • Construction: Steel (Ice Reinforced)
  • Cruising Speed: 9 knots
  • Fresh Water: 37000 litres plus water maker
  • Fuel: 26 tonnes
  • Builder: Rauma Pepola Savonlinna, Finland
  • Engines: WARTSILA
  • Communication:

    Iridium, VHF, HF

Accommodation
  • Total Guests (sleeping): 12
  • Total Guests (cruising): 12
  • Crew Quarters: Yes
  • Air Conditioning: No
  • Amenities:

    Electric diesel propulsion capable of maintaining versatile maneuvering and survey speeds with no vibration. Ideal as film and photo platform.
    Deck Crane – 10 ton effer telescoping crane serving aft 1/4 of the boat a 3.5m x 2.6m cargo hatch/hold

  • Leisure:

    Zodiacs: 2

  • Cruising Area(s):

    Iceland and Greenland

  • Charter Cost:

    Rates: €84,000 per week (NO VAT For Greenland cruises), plus 30% APA.
    The owners are pleased to offer an optional extra guide and expedition package for €25.000 per week

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