70-metre Ida Pfeiffer - ice class explorer yacht project
Ida Pfeiffer is a 70-metre ice class vessel, built from a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, developed by Globe Regal Yachting in collaboration with New-york based Gill Schmid Designs studio and Dorries Yachts in Bremerhaven, Germany. Ida Pfeiffer is a long-range vessel, covering a range of 7000 miles and fitted with diesel electric propulsion, according to YachtHarbour.
She is capable of carrying a variety of tenders, including an H135 helicopter with hangar, two 14-metre tenders and two rescue boats, dive support boat and a Triton submarine, an Icon waterplane and up to two cars. She will have a side launching garage and large A-frame crane. Accommodation on board is in spacious owner's suite and 5 VIP cabins; crewquarters is up to 16 people.
Ida Pfeiffer was an Austrian globetrotter who funded her daring expeditions by publishing her travel journals and her bestselling books were translated into seven languages. Some of the better-known yachts completed with the involvement of the Dörries Yachts team include: 107-metre Andromeda, 138-metre Al Salamah, 130-metre Rising Sun, 125-metre Octopus.