With JOY RIDER, Damen Shipyards comes with a smaller 46m yacht support vessel.

JOY RIDER is the first unit of the 46m range of the Yacht Support Vessel line by Damen Shipyards – the mother company of the luxury yacht builder AMELS. The launch of JOY RIDER marks the 15th ship in Damen’s Yacht Support Vessel fleet.

The open aft deck with spacious 120 sqm is equipped with a 6.7-ton crane to move big and heavy tenders & toys that cannot be stored on the main yacht. The multifunctional open aft deck offers also room for big parties or touch and go helipad for helicopters up to 3,700 kg.

There is accommodation for six additional guests and a crew of seven. Furthermore, outdoor spaces on the bridge deck and a lounge on the main deck.

The top speed is 16.5 knots and has an operating range of 5,000 nautical miles. The vessel has a gross tonnage of 310 GT.

Photos by Tom van Oossanen

Main Specifications of JOY RIDER

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