This photo by Benoit Stichelbaut show the meeting with the last boat delivered by JFA Shipyard, Hortense a 90’ Motor Sailer designed by Joubert and Rhoades Young and the 60’ Imoca Veolia Environnement of Roland Jourdain just before his departure to Istanbul.
Built to Lloyds class and MCA compliant, the aluminium hull and type of engines are usually only found on motor yachts, but Hortense is a true sailing yacht.
Designed for long range cruises, the yacht is fitted with a spacious deck house, which features a dining room, saloon and the wheelhouse. The three guest cabins and the comfortable owner’s cabin are located on the lower deck, with the two crew cabins close to the galley.
Hortense has been build in Concarneau, Roland Jourdain’s team has it’s shore base in Concarneau.