The 73m/240ft expedition yacht ‘PLANET NINE’ was built by Italian shipyard Admiral Yachts in 2018. Designed by world renowned Tim Heywood, she is one of the leading explorer yachts on the water, as well as one of the largest and most luxurious options on the charter market.
Setting a new benchmark in her category, Planet Nine is the ultimate expression of yachting capability. Not only can she traverse to the remotest corners of the globe, but she has been carefully conceived to deliver the best possible experience for guests on board. An exceptional achievement in technology, she also boasts an impressive volume of 2,100 GT of which every inch is laced in luxury.
Ice-classed Planet Nine’s exterior design is the work of celebrated Tim Heywood who has created a handsome, naval-inspired profile capable of long-range cruising and fulfilling the needs of the most intrepid travellers. Her upper deck aft is dedicated to a fully-operational helipad, with a below deck hangar and refuelling capabilities. Forward of this is luxe area designed for outdoor relaxation, dining and entertaining, while the sundeck is equipped with a Jacuzzi, giant sunpads, a bar and further seating areas. There is also a chic beach club which leads to an expansive swim platform.
Behind the stunning interior of Planet Nine is London-based design house Mlinaric, Henry and Zervudachi (MHZ) and, despite being built for exploration, it still features every luxury expected from a modern day superyacht. The overall atmosphere recalls the elegance and timelessness of a classic yacht, but there is an enlivening touch of modernity. MHZ has successfully fulfilled the brief to reproduce the comfort and intimacy of a villa, with all on-board spaces suitable for year-round living. As the entire main deck is devoted to the master suite, the upper deck boasts exceptional living areas, including a panoramic observation lounge with views forward through full-length window and a formal dining area for the entire charter party. An elevator connects all five decks.
Spanning across the entire main deck, the 3,000-square-foot master suite serves as a private apartment for the principal charterer. Divided into two distinct areas, the space includes an expansive cabin aft with a full en-suite and dressing rooms, and a large salon forward with a study area and further cabin. A VIP suite occupies much of the bridge deck, while the remaining five double cabins span off a central corridor on the lower deck. Guests can access these from an entrance and lobby at the stern of the luxury yacht, which also gives direct access to the beach club and spa facilities. In total, Planet Nine can sleep up to 12 guests in eight cabins on a luxury yacht charter.
Possessing plenty of garage space, Planet Nine is jam-packed with the latest water toys for hours of fun on the water. The dedicated tender bay on the main deck aft is stocked with two 32ft Rupert Marine twin diesel tenders, while her helipad is designed to accommodate an Agusta Grande helicopter. This is perfect for exploration and transits to and from your yacht. When taking a break from exploring the amazing cruising grounds, there is a theatre room with a 119-inch cinema screen and there are fully integrated Apple AV systems throughout. There is also a large steam room and sauna connected to the large beach club, providing charterers with even more options for unwinding after a day of discovery.
Planet Nine is very much a superyacht defined by her array of special features. From an expansive and elegantly styled master deck to a helipad and hugely stocked water toy garage to an exquisite spa facilities and beach club, it's clear Planet Nine is trail-blazing a new breed of luxury expedition yacht. Ice-classed, she is one of the few charter yachts whose rugged explorer looks are a true reflection of her capabilities and she can effortlessly transport guests from the Antarctica to the South Pacific to the Mediterranean to the Caribbean.
Spa facilities form part of the spacious beach club, which comes complete with its own waterside terrace. Whether dedicating a day to relaxation or making this the first port of call after arriving back on PLANET NINE after a day of heli-skiing, exploration or scuba diving, the ultra-modern spa and sauna are a favourite among charter guests.
As a custom displacement yacht, ice-classed Planet Nine features ‘at anchor stabilisers’ which work at zero speed, increasing on-board comfort while at anchor and on rough waters. Planet Nine is classified as Lloyd’s Register EMEA ID ICE-CLASS. With a cruising speed of 14 knots, a maximum speed of 16 knots and an exceptional range of 6,000nm from her 64,854 fuel tanks, she is the perfect combination of performance and luxury.
As one of the most outstanding and innovative expedition yachts in the world, Planet Nine is ideal for discerning travellers looking to adventure off the beaten track. Discover the planet’s most far-flung destinations with the whole family aboard this trail-blazer while being treated to unparalleled levels of luxury, superb style and state-of-the-art amenities.
Beach Club, Helicopter Hangar, Helicopter Landing Pad, Lift (Elevator), Tender Garage, Underwater Lights, Movie Theatre, Air Conditioning, Deck Jacuzzi, Gym/exercise equipment, Stabilisers underway, Stabilizers at Anchor, WiFi connection on board, Spa, Steam room
The very definition of a 'go-anywhere superyacht', 'Planet Nine' allows guests to discover the world in style
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Stand Out Features
Expand your horizons by chartering the MD 902 explorer helicopter alongside Planet Nine
Stretching over 3000sq ft, the owner's deck serves as a private sanctuary for the principal charter guest
A highly unique proposition, Planet Nine can take guests anywhere in the world
|Exterior Designer||Tim Heywood Design|
|Interior Design||Mlinaric, Henry & Zervudachi|
|Built | Refit||2018|
|Gross Tonnage||2100 Tonnes|
|Cruising Speed||14 Knots|
|Top Speed||16 Knots|
Amenities & Entertainment
For your relaxation and entertainment Planet Nine has the following facilities, for more details please speak to your yacht charter broker.
Planet Nine is reported to be available to Charter with the following recreation facilities:
For a full list of all available amenities & entertainment facilities, or price to hire additional equipment please contact your broker.
'Planet Nine' Charter Rates & Destinations
€650,000p/week + expenses
€725,000p/week + expenses
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