AKULA is a luxury private expedition yacht designed with cutting-edge technologies, ensuring unparalleled safety and exceptional seakeeping performance.  

AKULA's advanced platform allows for efficient and precise operation in various marine environments. With a high level of reliability built into her design, AKULA is engineered to withstand extended journeys and challenging conditions. AKULA stands out also as an eco-conscious vessel giving to her passengers a comfortable and enjoyable journey with spacious and well-appointed interiors, along with amenities that enhance the overall experience.

Technical Specification

A luxury private expedition yacht built with innovative technologies (Diesel Electric with L-Drive Pods), real capability, safety and ocean-going seakeeping performance.

     - Length over all: 59,4 m

     - Overall beam: 11,4 m

     - Max Draft: 3,45 m

     - Gross Tonnage: 1’242 GT

     - Top speed: 15.5 kts

     - Cruising speed: 12 kts

     - Range @ 12 knots: >8'000 Nm

     - Autonomy: up to 30 days at sea

     - Guest capacity: 10

     - Crew capacity: 12


Environment Friendly

AKULA incorporates eco-friendly technologies, efficient propulsion, waste management, and energy-saving solutions to reduce her environmental footprint.

- IMO Tier III and Marpol compliant

- RINA Green Plus

- Vessel built to be 95% recyclable

- Extremely low fuel consumption and emissions

- Bilge water separator treatment

- Advanced wastewater and recycling plants

- Dedicated Garbage Freezer

- Synthetic fully recyclable teak on all decks

- Dynamic positioning with no anchoring impact

- Exceptional low noise and vibrations

Optimum Safety

Safety is paramount on AKULA. She is designed and equipped to meet the highest international safety standards, with redundant systems to ensure reliability in any situation.

- RINA Unrestricted Navigation

- Reinforced steel Ice classed hull

- 5 watertight compartments

- Zero Speed and navigation stabilisers

- Five diesel generators

- Two 9 meters tenders

- Four 12 passenger' life-rafts

- Full IMO compliant ECDIS Paperless navigation

- Two ARPA Radars

- Area 3 communication

- FLIR Thermal Camera


AKULA was built by the Italian shipyard Rossinavi who successfully combined high level of technology with elegance. Yacht design by Gian Paolo Nari and interior design by FM Architettura.


Scientific and Archaeological Expeditions

Starting 2024, AUGMENTUM will make available its resources to support scientists in their research activities. AKULA will be available to qualified research teams to become a base to study the ocean:

     - Oceanography

     - Marine Biology

     - Marine Archaeology

     - Geology

     - Environmental Sciences

     - Sea Physic and Chemistry


AKULA offers the perfect blend of adventure and luxury. Whether seeking thrilling expeditions to remote corners of the globe or simply a comfortable base to enjoy the beauty of untouched landscapes, her facilities ensure that every day aboard is an unforgettable adventure.

Comfort Features

Flexible spaces allow privacy and to match different purposes in exclusive world location from poles to tropical waters.

- Over 550 m2 of open deck area

- Owner’s private deck and four guest staterooms

- Heated “al fresco” dining area with Teppanyaki

- Observation Lounge with forward deck

- Crow Nest

- Gym, massage room, sauna and heated Pool

- Star-link and 4K Multimedia system


Adventure Features

For those who crave more than just a leisurely cruise, AKULA offers a tantalising array of facilities and toys to transform the voyage into a thrilling adventure:

- One X-Craft all weather 9 meters Tender

- One Tideman 9 meters beach landing Tender

- Four Kayaks

- Two SUPs

- Water skies, toys and snorkelling sets

- Four Trekking e-bikes

- Fully equipped Diving Centre

- 2 x 20ft (1C) Containers on deck

- Dry Lab, Workshop, offices, …