Naval architecture by DAMEN  —  Yacht Support range: YS 5009

AD-VANTAGE is a 5009 from DAMEN’s highly successful Sea Axe line of high performance vessels. After delivery in 2012, the vessel underwent a refit in 2014 and has since spent much of its time supporting its mother yacht in the South Pacific. AD-VANTAGE carries lots of tenders, toys and a submersible and has a helipad for helicopter operations. Photos and video courtesy of Ocean Independence.


Length overall 55 metres (181 ft)
Beam overall 9.25 metres (31 ft)
Draught (full load) 2.65 metres (9 ft)
Gross Tonnage 465
Naval architecture DAMEN
Speed (maximum) 25 knots
Range @ 16 knots 5,000 nautical miles
Staff/crew 15
Deck space 225 square metres
Deck crane 12 tonnes
Heli. max. take-off weight 3,700 kg Touch-&-go