A former fisheries protection vessel has now found a new lease of life exploring the polar regions as the luxury expedition yacht, Enigma XK.
New Zealand paper goods billionaire Graeme Hart watched his second expedition superyacht - a 380ft behemoth - hit the water in Norway.
Simon Parker, a travel writer from Oxford, will shortly begin his epic journey by crossing the Pacific on the Clipper 2015-2016 Round the World Race yacht.
Members of a Royal Navy project have made the first visit to the British Captain Robert Falcon Scott polar expedition camp in more than 80 years.
The SeaXplorer range will be the first private expedition yachts, claim builders Damen Group.
Three hundred years old! That's a lot of candles to blow out.