Expedition yacht Project Ranger now for sale with Engel & Volkers
by Malcolm MacLean
The new 58m expedition motor yacht concept called Project Ranger has changed central agencies and is now listed for sale by Sebastiano Pitasi at Engel & Volkers Yachting.
To be built in steel and aluminium by Tiranian Yachts to Lloyd's class and MCA compliant, exterior and interior design are by Egg & Dart. It's proposed that Project Ranger will have accommodation for 14 guests in a master suite and two VIP cabins on the upper deck, all with folding balconies out to sea. Four further guest cabins are located on the main deck while the lower deck is devoted to crew and machinery. Crew quarters are for up to 18 staff aboard this yacht for sale.
Twin 2,000hp Caterpillar diesel engines will give her a range of 7,000 nautical miles at 13 knots and she will carry the almost obligatory helipad.
Some of the main features are the bridge deck and observation deck with research area and office, library and seating area next to the wheelhouse, whale watching stations and inside and outside observation seating.
Competion would be 30 months after signature of contact and the asking price of Project Ranger is €43,500,000.