Back to yachts | 55.5 metres | Delivered 2021

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Exterior design by Damen Yachting

Interior design by Damen Yachting

Gene Lab on board

Complete with stunning custom fleet colours and a research laboratory, the YS5009 from our Yacht Support range will be used alongside the Amels 180 GENE MACHINE.


Length overall
55.50 metres (182 ft)
Beam overall (at hull)
9.25 metres (30 ft)
Draught (full load)
3.20 metres
Gross Tonnage
Design Exterior
Damen Yachting
Design Interior
Damen Yachting
Naval architecture
Damen Yachting
Maximum speed
20.0 knots
Range @ 10.0 knots
5,000 nautical miles
11 + Captain
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Wakeboarding fun

Besides research and science, GENE CHASER is also a platform that can be used for watersports

Introducing GENE CHASER

An intense transformation set up the 55.5-metre vessel as a working research laboratory and hub for ongoing scientific projects.

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Yacht Support Range


GENE CHASER is a YS 5009 from our Yacht Support range. Discover the vessels we offer, capability and our fleet of deliveries to date.

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    “Yacht Support vessels are revolutionising luxury yachting. Are you making the most of your precious time at sea?”
    – Rob Luijendijk, Director Sales