Alba Explorer is a Class C, BM Sloop, with a homeport in Greenock, Scotland.

Registered in the UK the vessel was launched in 2000 and was originally a round-the-world sailing yacht named 'Samsung.' Following modifications and adaptions, the renamed, Alba Explorer became a sail training ship which can accommodate 12 trainees and 6 crew.

With a white, steel hull measuring 21.61 metres, the single masted vessel has a tonnage of 57.24. The sail number carried is OYTS 3.