Edmiston has announce their appointment as the exclusive central agents for RV Pegaso, the 74 metre research and exploration vessel designed by H2 design with an interior by Mark Berryman. Built for an experienced yacht owner with a passion for the sea, RV Pegaso is the only true, privately owned expedition and research vessel afloat today.
Built to Lloyds’ commercial research vessel standards by the Freire shipyard in Vigo, Spain and delivered to her owner this month, RV Pegaso is one of most significant new launches and is the latest addition to the world’s Top 100.
Specifically built for worldwide cruising and exploration with a 10,000 nautical mile range at 14 knots, submarine and a commercially certified helipad, there are few corners of the world’s oceans which are out of reach.
“RV Pegaso opens up for our clients an extraordinary opportunity for true exploration of the world’s oceans”, said Mark Cornell, Chief Executive of Edmiston, “and a privileged opportunity to play a hands-on role in marine conservation. Edmiston’s aim is to deliver the ultimate experiences for our clients and RV Pegaso will do exactly that through the Mediterranean expeditions this summer, the Caribbean winter season and then on to important South Pacific expeditions in 2013.”
With over 880m² of luxurious accommodation across 4 decks, RV Pegaso has 5 guest suites and a ‘penthouse’ owners deck with 360’ views, office and private terraces forward and aft. The helideck, rated for an EC 130, doubles up as a huge sundeck with jacuzzi and s tate-of-the-a r t gym and obse r vation lounge forward. Whether guests want to entertain or relax, the bridge deck caters for all with a dining area and bar, and a large salon which converts into a cinema with 120” screen. The aft deck has extensive seating and a large dining table and bar for entertaining. The VIP and 4 guest staterooms are located on the main deck and are accessed forward from the central lobby, as are the 3 additional staff cabins The main galley is situated on the lower deck along with accommodation for RV Pegaso’s 22 exceptional crew.
RV Pegaso carries an extensive range of exploration and watersports equipment from the 5 man submarine certified to 160 metres to 2 large tenders including a Goldfish sportsboat, 4 jet skis and the latest scuba diving equipment. An additional sports/crew tender and a SOLAS rescue boat are stored on the bow. Forward of the tender bay on the main deck is a fully equipped science laboratory with wet lab and a film production centre.
Exclusively available through Edmiston, RV Pegaso will be exploring the Mediterranean this summer before she leaves to begin expeditions across the world’s oceans from 2013.