Useful sites for those considering a similar project – click on images for links

Naval Yachts
Turkish Yard premier explorer yacht builder
Artnautica Yacht Design
Naval architects specializing in rugged long range aluminum cruisers
Habbeke Shipyard
Dutch yard experts at aluminium yacht construction
Mobius World
The story of the first XPM-78 Mobius
Sailing Dorona
Worldwide adventures in a Nordhavn Explorer Yacht
Setsail
Steve Dashew site on covering the FPB range of explorer yachts
Yacht maintenance system derived from aviation industry
OneWeb
Low orbit satellite communications system
Trawler Forum
Lesson and experiences from a world of trawler yacht owners
Cruiser Forum
Similar to Trawler Forum for general Yachting
Maritime & Coastguard Agency
UK expertise and authority for yacht and ship certification
American Boat and Yachting Council
American Boat and Yacht Council, standards for yacht construction
Morganscloud
Forum for adventure cruising community
Pelagic Expedition
Master yachtsman and arctic adventurer
Wills Ridley LTD
Commercial workboat steering gear
EYOS-Expedition
Voyage assistance and planning for extreme adventure locations
​Dynamic Marine System
Stabilizer systems for yachts and workboats
Praxis Automation
Commercial grade automation and hybrid drives
ESCOPower
Hybrid drive systems and step down shaft speed controllers
Bruntons Propellers
Self pitching propellers and line shafts
Victory Energy
Marine hotel electrical systems and controls
MG Energy System
Energy storage and high voltage DC control
Maxwell Marine
Commercial grade anchor and mooring winches
Furuno
Navigation and communication systems
Icom America
VHF and SSB communication systems
Black Oak LED
Extreme low light camera and IR illumination
NauticalEd
RYA and USCG recognized on-line training for general crew competence and theory
Websato
HVAC and potable water heating systems
RCM
US Coastguard approved commercial training courses
Skip Novak’s storm sailing series
Sound honest advice from an expert