The Piriou Shipyard in France in preparing the launch of the 77 metre vessel Yersin. Yersin has been specifically designed to navigate in any conditions, including ice exploration.
She has been conceived as a tool for achieving the A.S.E project, denoting Adventure - Science - Education, and is designed to take up to 20 passengers. Yersin has a range of 12,000 nautical miles and can go for 50 days without having to take on supplies. Among her many innovative features is her ability to accommodate a seaplane.
The yacht is scheduled for a delivery in May.