She was built by French shipyard Ocea in 2002 as an all-aluminium ocean-going vessel with naval architecture and exterior design by Joubert-Nivelt and interiors by Olivier Flahault. She joined the market on completion of a refit and 20-year class survey in 2022 and has only ever been used privately.
She has proven her explorer capabilities with a transpacific crossing and several Alaska passages under her belt, and has been cruising around the wild coasts of Australia for the past two years.
Accommodation is for eight guests in four cabins with the master on the main deck and further cabins for a crew of four.
Power comes from a pair of Baudouin 475hp diesel engines delivering a top speed of 13 knots and a range of 3,400 nautical miles. She has a long keel, offering a draft of 2.4 metres as well as propeller protection.
Lying in Port Douglas, Australia, Espiritu Santo was asking €4,600,000.