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.Photo: Michele FedericoOn board, the 18th Arcadia A85 provides accommodation for up to eight guests across four staterooms which are found on the lower deck. Photo: Michele FedericoPhoto: 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. Photo: Michele FedericoPhoto: 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.
Photo: 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.” Photo: Michele FedericoPhoto: 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."Photo: Michele FedericoPhoto: 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."
Photo: 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."Photo: Michele FedericoPhoto: 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.