M/Y Kudanil Explorer is an ultra Modern Expedition Luxury Yacht having a great Heritage
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Deck Plan and Ships Specifications
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M.Y. Kudanil Explorer is without a doubt a luxurious and a spacious yacht for her 16 guests, who are looked after by a highly qualified and friendly 21 Indonesian and European crew.
This page features her five decks, four of which is dedicated to her Guests as well as a comprehensive Ships Specification section, covering every detail of the fine Expedition Yacht!
The Kudanil Explorer was built for ocean travel, thus her unusual bow
Builder: Teraoka Shipyard 1978.
Refitted: Into a luxury Expedition Yacht in 2018.
Call Sign: POIM.
Tonnage: 1,000 GRT (Gross Registered Tons).
Length: 50 Metres.
Breadth: 12.5 Metres.
Bow Thrusters: 1 turbocharged Yanmar 6KFL developing 350bhp.
Generators: 2 turbocharged Yanmar 6KFL units developing 180kw each. 1 turbocharged Caterpillar 3306 unit developing 150 kw. 1 normally aspirated 6 Yanmar 6KFL unit developing 80 kw.
Screws: 2 propellers in Kort Nozzles.
Cruising Speed: 10 knots, 14 knots maximum.
Passenger Decks: 4 - Monkey Deck, Top Deck, Upper Deck and Main Deck.
Navigation & Radars:
Secondary: Furuno 12kw FR 1510.
GPS: 1 unit Furuno TDL interfaced with primary radar and navigation computer. 1 unit Koden 913.
AIS: 1 unit Furuno FA 100 class A interface with primary radar and navigation computer.
Auto Pilot / Gyro: Tokyo Teiki ES 11 interfaced with radar and navigation computer.
Echo Sounder: Furuno, 2 pcs.
Safety: GMDSS area3 (area3 worldwide)
KVH - US based with unlimited email / satellite communication,
plus entertainment system. Inmarsat:
SSB: 2 transmitters.
VHF: 3 radios.
SART: 2 transponders.
EPIRB: 1 transmitter.
NAVTEX: 1 receiver.
Fire Fighting: Fire detection and suppression system throughout the ship.
Capacity: Portable Water 300 m3.
Water Maker: 2 x 12 tonnes / day.
Fuel: 250 m3.
Tenders: 3 custom yacht tenders.
Sports Equipment: 2 Paddle Boards.
. 6 Transparent Kayaks.
. Water skies.
A view of the Stateroom balconies and her Top Deck facilities
Expect some amazing snacks
Believe it; this awaits you on the beaches!
M.Y. Kudanil Explorer is seen here with some of her tenders
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