Charter Pegaso, the only true, privately owned expedition and research vessel afloat today

Photo Credit: Edmiston

Who is she?
Built for an experienced yacht owner with a passion for the sea, Research Vessel 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.

Where is she chartering?
RV Pegaso will be exploring the Mediterranean this summer before she leaves to begin expeditions across the world’s oceans from 2013.

Why is she special?
With over 880m² of luxurious accommodation across 4 decks, RV Pegaso has 5 guest suites and a ‘penthouse’ owners deck with 360 degree views, office and private terraces forward and aft. The helideck, rated for an EC 130, doubles up as a huge sundeck with jacuzzi and state-of-the-art gym and observation 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 22 crew.

Who is the central charter agent?
Woody Edmiston at Edmiston

What is her Charter Rate?
€580,000 per week