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DAMEN to open up “NEW FRONTIERS” at the Monaco Yacht Show

On 10 July DAMEN launched its latest vessel NEW FRONTIERS – a new evolution in the Dutch shipbuilder’s Yacht Support range. For the first time, the 55-metre vessel debuts dedicated Owner and guest accommodation plus a host of yachting enhancements that distinguish the YS 5009 from its predecessors.

The exciting new build is scheduled for delivery in September and has been confirmed to appear at the Monaco Yacht Show from 27 – 30 September.

NEW FRONTIERS will take her Owner into new territory with a combination of adventure and superyacht support functions, explains Commercial Director Rose Damen.

“NEW FRONTIERS is ripping up the rule book. It’s still a Yacht Support vessel, but you can’t put this vessel into one category or another – and that reflects exactly the wishes of our clients. They want their holiday to be about freedom and spontaneity – NEW FRONTIERS makes that possible. Whether it’s a weekend dive adventure trip away from their superyacht or enjoying two locations at once linked by helicopter, it’s all about unforgettable experiences and freedom. We’re very excited to introduce NEW FRONTIERS in Monaco.”

DAMEN is now the established leader in the rapidly developing superyacht support vessel niche. In total 11 DAMEN Yacht Support vessels have been delivered or are in build.

DAMEN Product Director Mark Vermeulen comments: “A Yacht Support vessel offers superyacht owners more luxury yachting fun than ever, but at a much lower Total Cost of Ownership than acquiring more capability with a larger yacht. Plus, they get all the benefits of flexible operations, straightforward maintenance and privacy. That’s why we call it the Smart Stretch.”

While NEW FRONTIERS shares its semi-displacement DAMEN Sea Axe platform with previous Yacht Support vessels like FAST & FURIOUS, Damen’s design team have raised the bar with a new layout and hundreds of enhanced yachting features.

NEW FRONTIERS key features

  • Owner Suite on Main Deck
  • A total of 3 suites accommodating 6 guests
  • Lounge and dining approx. 30 square metres
  • Sun Deck approx. 50 square metres
  • Aft Adventure Centre with large stores/dive and sports centre
  • Extra accommodation for 4 staff, pilots, security, guides
  • Helipad and Main Deck area of approx. 190 square metres with standard fittings for modular tender cradles and containers (Total deck area 240 square metres)
  • Reduced draught for operations in shallow waters
  • Low noise and vibrations in guest areas
  • Updated installations for smooth marina operations
  • Enhanced yachting AV and navigation systems
  • Performance knuckle-boom deck crane with capacity of 12 tonnes (6 tonnes at 11.50-metre outreach)
  • Technically ready for A-frame installation (to launch and retrieve submersibles)

Key specifications

  • Length 55.30 metres (181 ft)
  • Beam 9 metres
  • Draught 3.20 metres
  • Gross Tonnage 496
  • Speed 20 knots
  • Range 5,000 nautical miles
  • Helicopter 3,700 kg maximum take-off weight

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Top
13 Aug2018

DAMEN to host new Adventure vessel POWER PLAY at Monaco Yacht Show

25 Jun2018

POWER PLAY SEA TRIALS

04 Jun2018

DAMEN adventure vessel POWER PLAY launched!

23 May2018

GAME CHANGER wins at World Superyacht Awards

30 Mar2018

Yacht Support at the Singapore Yacht Show

26 Mar2018

Read our new digital multimedia magazine

07 Mar2018

DAMEN Adventure vessel POWER PLAY available from summer 2018

29 Jan2018

Visit AMELS and DAMEN in Dubai

10 Jan2018

GAME CHANGER sold and back at DAMEN for customisation

21 Dec2017

NEW FRONTIERS sold: 55-metre adventure vessel from the Yacht Support range

02 Nov2017

Report from Fort Lauderdale Show

13 Oct2017

AMELS and DAMEN at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

05 Oct2017

AMELS Open Day on 21 October

04 Sep2017

AMELS appoints new Sales Manager

31 Aug2017

AMELS and DAMEN to host four debuts at the Monaco Yacht Show

14 Jul2017

DAMEN to open up “NEW FRONTIERS” at the Monaco Yacht Show

15 May2017

GAME CHANGER in London

05 May2017

GAME CHANGER completes sea trials

24 Feb2017

AMELS and DAMEN at premiere Middle East event

17 Feb2017

New DAMEN Yacht Support GAME CHANGER launched

20 Dec2016

DAMEN Yacht Support vessel FAST & FURIOUS sold

02 Nov2016

DAMEN introduces its new thrill seeker yacht

07 Oct2016

FAST & FURIOUS to star at FLIBS in Florida

14 Sep2016

Newly updated DAMEN Yacht Support range at the Monaco Yacht Show

05 Jul2016

First updated Yacht Support 5009 launched. Next stop Monaco!

22 Jun2016

New DAMEN Yacht Support 5009 to debut in Monaco

26 Feb2016

Yacht Support for ultimate security and privacy

09 Sep2015

New 43-metre Yacht Support design for helicopter operations

05 Jun2015

First 69-metre Yacht Support vessel with Heli Hangar sold

09 Jan2015

AMELS introduces Full Custom yacht building

19 Sep2014

Exciting new Heli Hangar option revealed

12 Feb2014

Great looks and performance for DAMEN 67M SEA AXE Yacht Support

18 Nov2013

Innovation award for Garçon

05 Dec2012

A second 67M SEA AXE sold by AMELS

23 Jul2012

67M SEA AXE SUPPORT VESSEL AT MONACO

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