Damen launches 55m Blue Ocean

The build of the 55 meter YS 5009 (182 ft) support yacht Blue Ocean was launched on Tuesday in the Damen courtyard in Antalya, Turkey. The yacht will be available for delivery this spring.

Blue Ocean Support Yacht
Blue Ocean Support Yacht

Blue Ocean is the first support yacht built with a large multi-purpose hangar on the main deck; which can be used for diving, as well as a garage or workshop.

Blue Ocean also includes an additional crane that can installed for safe launching. And a 50-square-meter dive center, accessible from the swimming platform.

Yacht made of steel and aluminum and has a deck of over 240 square meters for storing several toys and tenders up to 15 meters long.

Blue Ocean Support Yacht

Designed for eight guests in four cabins, the Blue Ocean accommodates seven crew members and four additional staff. Besides, the ship includes a solarium and a lounge on the main deck with panoramic views.

The maximum speed of the Blue Ocean will be 20 knots, and also a reduced draft of only three meters makes the yacht suitable for traveling in shallow areas.