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ULYSSES Yacht – Graeme Hart’s $250 Million Superyacht

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Description

The ULYSSES yacht is the incredible superyacht owned by Graeme Hart. The owner commissioned the extraordinary superyacht with Norway-based shipyard Kleven.

She features exterior designs from H2 Yacht Design and naval architecture Oscar Mike Limited and Marin Teknikk AS. The fantastic explorer yacht was delivered in 2018, replacing the owner’s previous 107m superyacht, ANDROMEDA.

ULYSSES yacht interior

The striking interior of the ULYSSES Yacht features design from British company H2 Yacht Design. ULYSSES has accommodation for 30 guests in 15 cabins across the expansive size of the yacht. The yachting experience is luxurious, with a crew of 48 accommodated in 24 cabin spaces.

She has five spacious decks and features a massive shaded pool area with a luxurious lounging area. The yacht is loaded up with tenders, including a custom 21 meter Princess 68 yacht. She also features a helipad and hangar for her Bell 429 helicopter.

The helicopter is the perfect way to ferry guests on and off the vessel and explore the surrounding areas. There is generous storage for large tenders, toys, and land vehicles. The Jacuzzi and sun pads are along the stern where guests can take in sweeping views.

ULYSSES features a large swimming platform that is the perfect spot for guests to relax beside the water and take a dip in the ocean. The social areas are complemented by a wine bar, cinema, a sauna, and a large gym for the many guests to make use of.

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Exterior

The exterior of the ULYSSES features rugged designs and was delivered to her owner in 2018. The builder was Kleven Maritime AS from Norway and features naval architecture and exterior design from Oscar Mike Limited and Marin Teknikk AS.

Her imposing exterior features a dark blue hull in steel and a white superstructure in aluminum. The incredible yacht has an impressive exterior that reflects the luxurious interior of the vessel. She was most recently refitted in 2020.

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Specifications

The 116.15m ULYSSES has a beam of 18m and a draft of 5m. The vessel has a displacement of 6862 gross tons and a range of 8000 nautical miles. She has 2 Caterpillar engines. Her top speed is 12 knots, and she reaches a cruising speed of 10 knots.

She is classed as an expedition vessel and is the largest expedition yacht in the world, overtaking LUNA Yacht’s position as number one. The $250 million superyacht has an annual running cost of $20 – $30 million.

ULYSSES yacht owner – Graeme Hart

The owner of ULYSSES is Graeme Hart, a New Zealand billionaire. Forbes states that he has a net worth of $9.7 billion. He amassed a packaging empire that produces milk cartons, water bottles, paper, and aluminum foil. Hart is an experienced yacht owner.

He previously owed the 107 ANDROMEDA (ex Ulysses), which he commissioned from the Kleven shipyard. He returned to Kleven to commission ULYSSES. Hart sold the ANDROMEDA for $195 million in 2017, and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner purchased her.

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ULYSSES in Gibraltar