Inside the new Arksen 85 pocket explorer yacht

Written by Elodie Behravan

Design Unlimited has unveiled its proposed interior design of the 26.22-metre Arksen 85 yacht, the first explorer yacht of the three-part Arksen Series. With construction expected to get underway this summer, the Arksen 85 is due to be completed in 2021 by Wight Shipyard.Arksen 85 yacht projectPhoto: ArksenWith practicality, adaptability and ethically sourced materials from sustainable resources central to the design, the Arksen 85 is suitable for private use, research purposes and can even serve as a media platform. Designed to operate in some of the most challenging regions on the planet, the modular cabin system enables varying layout configurations to suit the storage and utility needs of those who will live on board for long periods of time. 

Arksen 85 adventure yacht interiorPhoto: ArksenTo create an eco-conscious vessel that is both durable and environmentally-viable, the Design Unlimited team sourced robust interior furniture that is made from primarily recycled materials. At the end of its life span, the Arksen 85 vessel can be repurposed, alongside much of the recyclable interior. Arksen 85 adventure yacht interiorPhoto: ArksenThe pristine multi-functional master cabin provides pure comfort with a bed, study/AV area, additional sea berth and an en-suite shower and steam room. 

Arksen 85 adventure yacht interiorPhoto: ArksenThe Arksen 85 is fully equipped with kitchen amenities comprising a large hob, oven, combi oven, two fridges, two freezers and two dishwashers, as well as plentiful dry storage and equipment storage spaces. Additional storage units are discreetly tucked away behind wardrobes, under the berth and under a lift-up mattress. 

Arksen 85 adventure yacht interiorPhoto: ArksenThanks to her remarkable hull efficiency, Arksen 85 cruises at 10 knots and reaches a top speed of 14 knots at a range of 4,000 nautical miles. 

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