The 70.6m (231.4ft) FORCE BLUE is a commercially registered all-steel explorer yacht built to RINA classification delivered in 2002 by Danish shipyard Royal Denship.
Last refitted in 2022, this 1,325GT expedition yacht, which has exterior design by H2 Yacht Design and interiors by Michele Bonan. Guest spaces feature spacious lounges, expansive deck spaces and impressive entertainment areas including a cinema and a very large bridge deck bar, BBQ and dining area that converts into a disco.
She accommodates up to 12 guests in six spacious suites. These include an owner’s suite on a dedicated owner’s deck as well as a full-beam VIP suite on the lower deck. An elevator serves all guest decks for multi-generational access and the foredeck is home to three 8-9m (26.2-29.5ft) tenders and assorted watertoys. FORCE BLUE’s extensive wellbeing facilities include a lower deck spa, sauna, massage room and beauty salon and a well-equipped gym, as well as a sun deck jacuzzi.
Main, owner’s and bridge decks all have walkaround sidedecks to help guests appreciate their surroundings. Inside on the main deck there is a saloon, a less formal lounge area and a separate formal dining room, with a large open-air lounge on the main deck aft. The owner’s lounge has wonderful views through full-height windows, three separate seating areas ad a private terrace with banquette seating.
Twin 1,850hp Caterpillar engines give her a top speed of 16 knots, a cruising speed of 14 knots and a remarkable range of 8,000nm.