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Research / Expedition Yacht, Dione Sky (formerly Turmoil), Lying  Western Med.

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Dione Sky 
Major Refits
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Major Refits


Full inspection and service all safety and fire systems. Recharged FM200 engine room fire
protection system.
Completed Cayman Islands and ABS annual surveys March 2014. 

......and this wonderful yacht is ready for her next adventure! 


Just completed a major overhaul of her main engines, using all Caterpillar parts and service personal.
The engines are being completely rebuilt along with injectors and turbo's to Caterpillar  'Zero Time' specification. 
The engines look as new and are guaranteed accordingly. 
The flexible couplers between gearboxes and main engines have also been replaced. 
Dione Sky now has 'Zero hour' engines that are and look as new

  Please as us for a copy of the report summarising the engine rebuild - Click here to receive it


Both RIB tenders replaced with new custom Aluminium hulled 6.5 meter US built Naiad’s with 260 HP Yanmar (BMW) common rail engines and Hamilton jets
Both Northern Lights 100KW generators replaced with new electric injection models
Shafts pulled filled and turned, props and shafts balanced and new aft bearings fitted
Rudders pulled, crack tested and new bearings fitted
Topsides re-sprayed with AwlGrip
Some up dated bridge electronics fitted and a FLIR (Infra Red) camera mounted
New carpeting throughout
Aircon fan units replaced and fitted with UV sterilizer
Tanks cleaned and coated where necessary for five year ‘Special ABS Survey’
New galley Gaggenau range tops.
ABS Five Year Special Survey completed
MCA commercial compliant certificate survey;


Dione Sky was a finalist of the 2008 World SuperYacht Awards Best Refit

Complete paint job with AwlGrip
Main engines serviced and cylinder heads overhauled; Heat exchangers and gearboxes checked
Complete new air-conditioning plant in engine room; all fan coil units serviced, system modified with mufflers in fresh air system
New FM 200 fire fighting system in engine room installed
new diesel driven emergency fire fighting pump installed
2 shore power converters new installed
New bilge water separator installed
New passarelle mounted
New zero speed stabilizers mounted (Naiad)
Teak decks completely overhauled, 100% new caulking
Navigation mast modified due to new antennas
Wheelhouse top deck modified, complete new stainless steel railings and stairs
Sundeck completely modified with new bulwarks, life raft stowage, sun pad and Jacuzzi, bar with grill, icemaker and fridge, sun awning fixed on stainless steel frame, new teak cap rails all around, partially new teak decks.
Entrances between main deck, owner’s deck aft and sundeck renewed, new stainless steel stairs and improved entrances
Owners deck aft completely modified with new bulwarks, new teak cap-rails, built in furniture such as bar with equipment, storage and bench aft
Owners deck aft equipped with all around windscreen, glass wind doors and glass partitioning
In the wheelhouse, the layout of the desk completely renewed, most nautical equipment renewed such as X-band and S-band radar, echo sounder, chart plotter, gyro compass etc etc.
Monitoring system all monitors and computers renewed
Radio equipment checked, renewed with VSAT, Wi-Fi system, new PABX, new SSB etc.
Gym re-equipped with new flooring
New televisions/DVD players in guest cabins and saloon, owner’s bedroom and owners saloon 3 x lift/hinged type)
Electrical system modified, new dimmers in guest quarters as well as complete new lighting ornaments in all quarters except crew area
One crew cabin equipped with an extra Pullman bed
2 new ovens and two new dishwashers installed
4 new life rafts installed and practically all safety equipment renewed

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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Eastern Yachts 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996   

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