From Icebreaker to Luxury Yacht in 45 Seconds (Video)

Dutch Yard Releases Time-Lapse Record of Conversion
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Have you ever wondered how an ice-breaking industrial vessel is transformed into a luxury 68-meter explorer yacht? Watch the 68m Project Ragnar come to life in the sheds of the Dutch shipyard ICON. 

The original vessel, ‘Sanaborg,’ was initially built as an ice-breaking multi-purpose support supply vessel in Holland in 2012. Entering the ICON shed in July 2017, she is now undergoing her extreme make-over! She will be a very rare example of a genuine explorer luxury superyacht with a certified ICE Class A1 super hull.

 An LY3-classed vessel with Arctic explorer capabilities, Project RAGNAR owes her ice-breaking capability to unique ICE class PC5-rated electric-driven ice pods. She offers an incredible range of 6,000 nautical miles, enabling her owners and guests to explore the most remote areas of the planet. 

Designed by RWD in the UK, her unique style draws on a fusion of inspirations including medieval war craftsmanship and British heritage. The scope of the conversion includes an increase of luxury accommodation areas, a functional designated deck for toys, and a fully-certified helicopter landing pad.