Aleutian 70, Global Surveyor

World tested cruising comfort, hurricane tested steel strength.


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This vessel would be ideal as a Charter Vessel or for Sail Training. Also for unsupported Expeditions, Exploration or Research in remote areas.

The vessel is set up for single handed berthing but is also ideal for shared ownership.


This unique, ocean-going vessel is no toy, and is best described as a "serious piece of kit". Global Surveyor was purpose-designed for a highly experienced yachtsman to sail his family safely and comfortably around the world and is capable of voyaging to any ocean from the tropics to the edge of pack ice. A film has been made about her successful circumnavigation while travelling to out-of-the-way destinations such as The Galapagos, Easter Island, Tonga. Vanuata, Australasia the Seychelles and Red Sea.

Her design had to promote peace of mind and be an Efficient and Fast passage maker, which was also Comfortable, Safe and Robust. She can easily sleep 16 persons yet has been adapted so she can also be sailed and berthed single handed.

As an extremely rugged 70 foot cutter, Global Surveyor attracts attention wherever she goes. Interest in the vessel comes from many including charter skippers, RNLI Coxn's, professional divers and engineers, ships pilots. It is a common occurrence for passers by and yachtsmen in marinas to ask if they might come aboard to have a look, including on one occasion, the Captain and Mate of a nearby 160 m long, square rigged ship.

Commercially the yacht has an impressive record having been chartered by a wide-range of groups. This has included hundreds of complete novices, corporate groups and fellow yachtsmen, After her circumnavigation and 15 years of use She has fully lived up to expectations.

Please explore the other pages for additional information, including VIDEOS of the build and cirumnavigation. To enquire please use the contact details below.

Global Surveyor