Ocean Xplorer™ Expedition Yachts

Expedition Yachts that meet your Global Mission

Extraordinary expedition and explorer yachts have been created from ice-class tug boats, fisheries patrol vessels and offshore supply vessels. Expedition yacht buyers have important decisions to make.  Paul Madden explains the evolution of this market sector, and examines the criteria that a new buyer needs to address in this informative video.

New Builds, Conversions and Brokerage

New Builds


Built to your specs:


  • Helicopter Hangar
  • ROV & Submersible
  • Dive Center w Decompression
  • Science Lab
  • Multiple RIBS & Tenders
  • Global Range
  • Ice-Class
  • Dynamic Positioning 
  • Diesel Electric Azipods
  • Stabilization

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Convert an Ocean-Proven Hull

Vessel conversions to expedition yachts

The most technologically advanced and seaworthy fleet of new, and recently-built, offshore vessels. A range of choices from 28 to 30-knot, shallow draft, fast supply boats between 160' and 200' (50m-60m); to a range of full-displacement, global exploration vessels from 240' to 312' (75m-100m).  

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Purchase an Expedition Yacht


If you want to get started exploring immediately, let us find the right expedition yacht for you. We know these vessels and can guide you to the right one so you can make an informed purchase decision.

Some of the best vessels are not listed, but still can be bought.

Brokerage Vessels

Featured Expedition Yacht Video

Capable Offshore Supply Vessels converted to Expedition Yachts through a collaboration with top European re-fit shipyards. Paul Madden lays out a Turn-Key Solution for yacht owners. 


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