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Super yacht firm creates a 217ft-long luxury ‘BACKUP boat’ to carry the super-rich owner’s jet skis, quad bikes and submarine behind their main vessel

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Do you have trouble fitting all your expensive 007-esque toys on your superyacht? 

It is perhaps not a problem many of us are familiar with — but for millionaires it can be a real headache.  

Now shipbuilders have created the ultimate must-have accessory for the mega-rich —  a new luxury support vessel to follow alongside their super yachts and carry onboard all of their precious things.

The backup boat — which has been christened ‘Hodor’ — is an extravagant 217 feet (66 metres) -long catamaran with a max speed of 22.5 knots and a crew of 20.

Despite being a secondary vessel, the Hodor is opulently decked out, with a guest room, helipad, room for jet skis, quad bikes and its own five smaller boats — the largest of which, a chase boat, is a whopping 56 feet (17 metres) in length.

The catamaran contains its own submarine garage and a modest on-board hospital.

Shipbuilding firm Incat Crowther told the MailOnline that the exact value of Hodor’s millions-of-dollars price-tag was ‘confidential’ — although one suspects that if you have to ask, you can’t afford it.

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Do you have trouble fitting all your expensive 007-esque toys on your superyacht? Well, fear not, for shipbuilders have you covered with a new luxury support vessel, pictured, to follow your main yacht with all your precious things
Do you have trouble fitting all your expensive 007-esque toys on your superyacht? Well, fear not, for shipbuilders have you covered with a new luxury support vessel, pictured, to follow your main yacht with all your precious things
The extraordinary 66 metre-long (216ft) catamaran will accommodate jet skis, quad bikes, five tenders, a submarine garage, diving equipment, a helipad and a 20 man crew. Shipbuilding firm Incat Crowther told the MailOnline that the exact value of Hodor's millions-of-dollars price-tag was 'confidential' — although one suspects that if you have to ask, you can't afford it
The extraordinary 66 metre-long (216ft) catamaran will accommodate jet skis, quad bikes, five tenders, a submarine garage, diving equipment, a helipad and a 20 man crew. Shipbuilding firm Incat Crowther told the MailOnline that the exact value of Hodor’s millions-of-dollars price-tag was ‘confidential’ — although one suspects that if you have to ask, you can’t afford it
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Despite being a secondary vessel, the Hodor is opulently decked out, and hold quad bikes, buggies (pictured) and has its own five smaller boats — the largest of which is a whopping 56 feet (17 metres) in length
Despite being a secondary vessel, the Hodor is opulently decked out, and hold quad bikes, buggies (pictured) and has its own five smaller boats — the largest of which is a whopping 56 feet (17 metres) in length
It also has a guest lounge (pictured)The ultimate must-have accessory for the mega-rich, the backup boat — which has been christened 'Hodor' — is an extravagant 217 feet (66 metres) -long catamaran with a max speed of 22.5 knots
It also has a guest lounge (pictured)The ultimate must-have accessory for the mega-rich, the backup boat — which has been christened ‘Hodor’ — is an extravagant 217 feet (66 metres) -long catamaran with a max speed of 22.5 knots
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WHAT ARE THE SPECS OF THE HODOR SUPER YACHT? 

Vessel Name: Hodor

Platform: Catamaran

Length (Overall/Waterline): 217/213 feet (66.2/64.8 metres)

Beam: 46 feet (14 metres)

Draft Hull: 7.5 feet (2.3 metres)

Depth: 17.9 feet (5.45 metres)

Special Personnel: 20

Deck Area: 7093 square feet (659 square metres)

Fuel: 35,195 gallons (160,000 litres)

Service Speed: 21 knots

Maximum Speed: 22.5 knots

Range: 5 500 nm @ 14 knots

Main Engines: 2 x MTU 16V 4000 M73L SCR

Installed Power: 2 x 2 880 kW at 2,050 rpm

Propulsion: 2 x Servogear controllable pitch propeller

Generators: 2 x CAT C9.3

Construction Material: Marine Grade Aluminium

Flag: Cayman Islands

 Source: Incat Crowther

Designed by Australian-based company Incat Crowther, the Hodor is described as being the first in the firm’s ‘Shadow Cat’ range of support vessels for the incredibly wealthy.

As part of the support services it will provide for its owner’s mothership, the Hodor’s helipad will act as a remote landing platform from which visitors can be ferried to the main yacht in its smaller, on-board vessels.

Meanwhile, the on-board hospital can come to the aid of any passengers who feel sick at sea — with the medical facilities including its very own decompression chamber. 

The Hodor contains an engineer’s workshop and specialist storage spaces for both fresh and frozen food — not to mention tankage to supply ‘toys and vehicles with jet fuel, petrol and diesel from dedicated bunker stations.’

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The vessel’s support craft and submarine are flexibly located, Incat Crowther said, enabling them to be launched from either the upper or main back via various cranes and a lifting platform.

Despite being designed primarily as a support vessel, the shadow cat is still fully furnished and maintains the impeccable standards of luxury that its passengers would have come to expect. 

Even the crew’s double and twin staterooms come fitted with en-suite bathrooms — while guests are spoiled with a fully-stocked bar and resplendent living area.

‘The quality of workmanship is exceptionally good for this commercial standard of vessel — it blends commercial and yacht standards perfectly to perform yacht support tasks,’ said Tom Corness, a surveyor at Patton Marine Surveyors And Consultants.

Designed by Australian-based company Incat Crowther, the Hodor is described as being the first in the firm's 'Shadow Cat' range of support vessels for the incredibly wealthy
Designed by Australian-based company Incat Crowther, the Hodor is described as being the first in the firm’s ‘Shadow Cat’ range of support vessels for the incredibly wealthy
As part of the support services it will provide for its owner's mothership, the Hodor's helipad will act as a remote landing platform from which visitors can be ferried to the main yacht in its smaller, on-board vessels
As part of the support services it will provide for its owner’s mothership, the Hodor’s helipad will act as a remote landing platform from which visitors can be ferried to the main yacht in its smaller, on-board vessels
Despite being designed primarily as a support vessel, the shadow cat is still fully furnished and maintains the impeccable standards of luxury that its passengers would have come to expect. Pictured, a cabin on-board the Hodor
Despite being designed primarily as a support vessel, the shadow cat is still fully furnished and maintains the impeccable standards of luxury that its passengers would have come to expect. Pictured, a cabin on-board the Hodor
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The Hodor was constructed by Astilleros Armón at their Burela shipyard in northern Spain
The Hodor was constructed by Astilleros Armón at their Burela shipyard in northern Spain
Even the crew's quarters come fitted with en-suite bathrooms — while guests are spoiled with a fully-stocked bar and resplendent living area. Pictured, the luxury support catamaran's guest entrance
Even the crew’s quarters come fitted with en-suite bathrooms — while guests are spoiled with a fully-stocked bar and resplendent living area. Pictured, the luxury support catamaran’s guest entrance
According to Incat Crowther, the vessel's final design can be customised to meet the owner's specific needs — for example, the layout can be configured to allow for the addition of a helicopter hanger
According to Incat Crowther, the vessel’s final design can be customised to meet the owner’s specific needs — for example, the layout can be configured to allow for the addition of a helicopter hanger
The catamaran also sports a helipad, pictured, its own submarine garage and a modest on-board hospital
The catamaran also sports a helipad, pictured, its own submarine garage and a modest on-board hospital
The ultimate must-have accessory for the mega-rich, the backup boat — which has been christened 'Hodor' — is an extravagant 217 feet (66 metres) -long catamaran with a max speed of 22.5 knots and a crew of 20. Pictured, the Bridge
The ultimate must-have accessory for the mega-rich, the backup boat — which has been christened ‘Hodor’ — is an extravagant 217 feet (66 metres) -long catamaran with a max speed of 22.5 knots and a crew of 20. Pictured, the Bridge
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The Hodor contains an engineer's workshop and specialist storage spaces for both fresh and frozen food — not to mention tankage to supply 'toys and vehicles with jet fuel, petrol and diesel from dedicated bunker stations.
The Hodor contains an engineer’s workshop and specialist storage spaces for both fresh and frozen food — not to mention tankage to supply ‘toys and vehicles with jet fuel, petrol and diesel from dedicated bunker stations.

The Hodor was constructed by Astilleros Armón at their Burela shipyard in northern Spain.

According to Incat Crowther, the vessel’s final design can be customised to meet the owner’s specific needs — for example, the layout can be configured to allow for the addition of a helicopter hanger.

The vessel also features an environmentally-friendly exhaust scrubbing system to reduce its emission of greenhouse gases.

Shipbuilding firm Incat Crowther told the MailOnline that the exact value of Hodor's millions-of-dollars price-tag was 'confidential' — although one suspects that if you have to ask, you can't afford it
Shipbuilding firm Incat Crowther told the MailOnline that the exact value of Hodor’s millions-of-dollars price-tag was ‘confidential’ — although one suspects that if you have to ask, you can’t afford it
Meanwhile, the on-board hospital can come to the aid of any passengers who feel sick at sea — with the medical facilities including its very own decompression chamber, pictured
Meanwhile, the on-board hospital can come to the aid of any passengers who feel sick at sea — with the medical facilities including its very own decompression chamber, pictured
Designed by Australian-based company Incat Crowther, the Hodor is described as being the first in the firm's 'Shadow Cat' range of support vessels for the incredibly wealthy
Designed by Australian-based company Incat Crowther, the Hodor is described as being the first in the firm’s ‘Shadow Cat’ range of support vessels for the incredibly wealthy
As part of the support services it will provide for its owner's mothership, the Hodor's helipad will act as a remote landing platform from which visitors can be ferried to the main yacht in its smaller, on-board vessels. Pictured, the dining area
As part of the support services it will provide for its owner’s mothership, the Hodor’s helipad will act as a remote landing platform from which visitors can be ferried to the main yacht in its smaller, on-board vessels. Pictured, the dining area
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The Hodor contains an engineer's workshop and specialist storage spaces for both fresh and frozen food — not to mention tankage to supply 'toys and vehicles with jet fuel, petrol and diesel from dedicated bunker stations.'
The Hodor contains an engineer’s workshop and specialist storage spaces for both fresh and frozen food — not to mention tankage to supply ‘toys and vehicles with jet fuel, petrol and diesel from dedicated bunker stations.’
Despite being designed primarily as a support vessel, the shadow cat is still fully furnished and maintains the impeccable standards of luxury that its passengers would have come to expect
Despite being designed primarily as a support vessel, the shadow cat is still fully furnished and maintains the impeccable standards of luxury that its passengers would have come to expect

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