Damen "Game Changer" relaunches as expedition yacht
Published: Monday, 10 December 2018
Game Changer, a 69.15 m (227 ft) superyacht support vessel that Damen launched in 2017 has been relaunched - after extensive modifications - as a luxury expedition craft for marine conservation and research purposes.
Game Changer was sold after the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show, but returned to Damen for a make-over resulting in new guest and crew areas and a custom dive centre, but the name was kept the same.
The vessel is fully certified for operations in compliance with the IMO Polar Code. It carries, among other features, a C-Researcher submarine by U-Boat Worx of the Netherlands and below-deck hangar for an Airbus H130 T2 helicopter.
It has a fully certified helideck and can carry a substantial amount of provisions, fuel, luggage and spare parts to stay at sea in remote locations for long periods.
The Damen Group is a family-owned Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering company that is active in over 100 nations. It owns the Amels superyacht maker.