Arcadia Yachts has released first information regarding its new entry model Sherpa. The yacht is scheduled to be presented to the market at next Boot Dusseldorf in January 2016. Full details of this model will be unveiled at the upcoming Cannes Yachting Festival 2015.
The production of the entry level Sherpa is part of the recent extension of Arcadia Yachts’ GRP range. Together with the Arcadia 100, currently under construction. Sherpa will join the yard’s GRP family line, which includes Arcadia 85, Arcadia 100 and Arcadia 115. All models are built using dedicated moulds, one for each model.
In addition, the yard will unveil details about production plans for full-displacement steel/aluminium yachts from 135ft up to 150ft.
With 16.80m LOA and 5.50m beam, Arcadia Sherpa will have unexpected storage spaces. Her tender garage guarantees an unusual volume for this size yacht with 140 square feet and 247 cubic feet.
The yard says that high efficiency NPL hull has been improved by new technical solutions adopted as the result of studies conducted in partnership between Arcadia’s technical department and Volvo Penta.
In addition, the model would be available in two different superstructures options: Open deck and Salon deck, for day cruising or long distance cruising respectively.
The yacht will have a flexible layout with one, two and three cabin versions. A 41sq m cockpit, which is the same as the Arcadia 85, and a convertible Sport flying-bridge “easy-to-close” upper deck area with automatic up/down window system.
At full displacement the yacht will have a speed of 12 knots, with a consumption of about. 43 litres/hour.
Other features are a 3.5KW of solar panel energy, waste water treatment and eco antifouling.