Ice-Breaking Luxury Yacht ‘Ida Pfeiffer’

If you want to take a holiday cruising the Arctic, but prefer to do so in private five-star style, then the Ida Pfeiffer might be the yacht for you. Developed by Globe Regal Yachting in conjunction with Gill Schmid Designs of New York and Dörries Yachts of Bremerhaven, the 1,500-tonne (1,653-ton), diesel-electric luxury cruiser is designed to carry 14 guests and 15 crew into the coldest waters on Earth along with a small armada of tenders, rescue boats, sailboats, and even a helicopter and a Triton submarine.