JFA Yachts launches second Long Island 85 sailing catamaran

Written by Charl van Rooy

French yacht builder JFA Yachts launched the second yacht in its Long Island 85 series following the 2014-built Windquest. The new multihull sailing yacht took to the water yesterday in the town of Concarneau situated on France’s west coast. Her 34-metre carbon mast was stepped earlier this morning.
Long Island 85 sailing catamaran
The naval architecture of the project is the work of Marc Lombard Yacht Design and Darnet Design has been selected to design the interior areas on board. Long Island 85 sailing catamaranLong Island 85 sailing catamaran
Built with an aluminium hull and a composite superstructure, this semi-custom yacht is finished with a few unique features compared to her older sister. The hard top on the flybridge, for instance, can be closed with isinglass to create a climate-controlled area when cruising in colder regions.

Β Long Island 85 sailing catamaran
Inside, the Long Island 85 accommodates nine guests and four crew members.Β 

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