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Latest Arcadia A85 superyacht launched

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Georgia Tindale

Italian boat builder Arcadia Yachts has announced the successful launch of hull number 18 of its 25.9-metre Arcadia A85 yacht model. With the model first being introduced to the industry 10 years ago, this latest Arcadia A85 yacht features redesigned interiors courtesy of Milan-based studio Hot Lab.Arcadia A85 Hull 18 yacht anchoredPhoto: Michele FedericoOn board, the 18th Arcadia A85 provides accommodation for up to eight guests across four staterooms which are found on the lower deck. Arcadia A85 Hull 18 yacht stateroomPhoto: Michele FedericoArcadia A85 Hull 18 yacht stateroomPhoto: Michele FedericoThe master suite is located amidship and spans a total of 35 square metres. Additional guests are housed in a spacious VIP cabin – complete with double bed and walk-in closet – located forward and two additional twins. A crew of up to four is also housed on board, with their quarters found in the bow and benefitting from direct access to the bridge and galley. Arcadia A85 Hull 18 yacht deckPhoto: Michele FedericoArcadia A85 Hull 18 yacht diningPhoto: Michele FedericoDesigned with optimising guest experience at the fore, the Arcadia A85 yacht boasts a generous 100 square metres of living area on the main deck, enabling those on board to make the most of their time on the water.

Arcadia A85 Hull 18 yacht saloonPhoto: Michele FedericoWhen it came to renewing her interiors, Hot Lab made use of a selection of new materials and altered the existing colour scheme, as Enrico Lumini, Hot Lab’s Head of Design explains: “When renewing the decor of the interiors, we focused on small style changes to create a fresh, modern mood that was suitable for the Arcadia A85.” Arcadia A85 Hull 18 yacht saloonPhoto: Michele FedericoArcadia A85 Hull 18 yacht saloonPhoto: Michele FedericoHe continues, “The wood essences, the marble in the bathrooms and the leather and fabrics are new. We then opted for a selection of desaturated colours, choosing classic marine shades but making them more modern at the same time."Arcadia A85 Hull 18 yacht bathroomPhoto: Michele FedericoArcadia A85 Hull 18 yacht aft deckPhoto: Michele Federico"The A85 is an iconic model, not just for Arcadia, but for the entire yachting market,” comments Ugo Pellegrino, Sole Director of the Italian shipyard."
Arcadia A85 Hull 18 yacht aerialPhoto: Michele FedericoHe continues: “This model broke the pattern in one of the worst moments in yachting history. In a moment as delicate as the one we are living in, launching hull number 18 brought to mind how much we struggled – and won - to begin with. It also gives me the boost of extra energy that I need to steer the Arcadia project towards its new phase."Arcadia A85 Hull 18 yacht saloonPhoto: Michele FedericoArcadia A85 Hull 18 yacht aerialPhoto: Michele FedericoWith exteriors from the drawing boards of Francesco Guida Design, the all-GRP Arcadia A85 superyacht can reach a top speed of 18.5 knots and cruises comfortably at 16.5 knots thanks to twin Diesel MAN 730 hp engines.

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