Hebridean Sky is a small, all suite expedition vessel. She was built in 1992 and refurbished in 2005. In 2016 the ship will undergo an extensive, multi-million dollar renovation that will transform it into one of the finest small ships in the world. Hebridean Sky offers an exclusive and stylish base for adventurous exploration in Antarctica. Suites in seven different categories of accommodation are spacious, with premium appointments throughout. Each suite features a sitting area, a private bathroom, a picture window, and two twin beds that on request can be joined to form a queen size bed. A number of suite include private balconies. Triple cabins feature a sofa bed. Public areas include “The Club" lounge, a library, a presentation lounge with audio visual facilities, a dining room, an oiutdoor cafe, an exercise room, a medical clinic, a wraparound dek and an elevator serving all passengers decks. The ship has a fleet of 10 Zodiac boats.
Passengers: 100 maximum
Expedition staff & crew: 85
Lefeboats: 4 partially enclosed, capacity of 192
Ice Class: 1C
Propulsion: 2 main engines – 3,520 kw
Cruising Speed: 12.5 knots in open waters