In 1956 - Polaris- was launched at Lurssen Werft Shipyard in Germany. She was one of over 40 Motor Torpedo Boats built for the Swedish Navy in the "Pleijad Class" Patrol Boat series and she was initially destined to spend her life in the freezing cold Artic waters of the shores of Sweden and Norway as part of the coastal command fleet. Through the waves at over 42 knots, Powered by 3 x 4000 Hp Mercedes Diesels. There are Main Engine has 3 x huge Propellor Shafts. Speed was not an issue but stopping was because in "dead slow" ahead and with only ONE engine engaged she would thrust forwards at 16 kts. In 1976 Polaris was one of the last Pliejad Class to be de-commissioned from the Military. It was told that she was then converted into a "White Boat" In 1986 she was purchased by a gentleman in Sweden and spent the next 10 years cruising all around the Scandanavian Islands. In 1997 Polaris left Swedish waters and cruised around the Mediterranean until she was bought by Wavemaster Shipyard in Langkawi. After an extensive refit and major overhaul of all the main and auxiliary machinery, pumps, tanks and systems to operate the ship, she then re-entered service as the largest superyacht in Asia available for Charter. In Jan 2009 Polaris was the first Luxury Superyacht to be granted an SP "Special Passenger Permit" by the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore to carry 60 x Passengers and 12 x Crew. The yacht now operates out of Singapore Port as home base and travels around the SE Asia region with corporate guests and private corporate functions.