Arcadia 85 US Edition from eco-friendly Italian shipyard Arcadia Yachts

Sailing is a privilege that should be experienced without ostentation, rushing or any kind of waste.

Arcadia Yachts’ passion for solar technology and clean mobility is finally expressed in this 26mt length and 7.15 width yacht equipped with 40sqm of photovoltaic panels each composed of hundreds of high performance solar cells. That’s how and where any Arcadia yacht get all the energy for the equipment on board: showers, wc, fridge and lights.

Arcadia 85 US Edition’s deckhouse has been made almost entirely out of double layered reflecting glass. The sliding over-head and lateral blinds can provide privacy and shade, as required by the owner and his guests once in port or in bay.


Arcadia 85 impressive aft-deck lounge (8,50mt in length) features a protected cockpit, as well as large sunbathing area towards the stern of the yacht.

The 25.90 metre (84.95ft) Arcadia 85 is powered by twin MAN diesels R6-730hp each, giving her the maximum speed of 18.5 knots and she can comfortably cruise at the speed of 16.5 knots, as well as 12.0 knots.

Arcadia 85 is a semi-planing yacht. Its particular hull (NPL) is named after the National Physical Laboratory of England where tests were conducted to
determine the best shape hull and the best ratio length-beam in terms of hydrodynamic efficiency.

Studies and tests were implemented by Arcadia’s technical department as well as hull shape – prior to adopt the NPL as Arcadia’s Hulls with the result of excellent sea keeping qualities and noise reduction for an exceptional comfort while cruising or at anchor.

Arcadia 85 hull is built in gel coat and reinforced fiberglass with vinylester resin for the three external layers.

Sides are built in PVC sandwich with fiberglass. This particular structure makes an Arcadia yacht considerably light and durable for its size. The advanced semi-planing hull which allows efficient performances together with the very light superstructure in aluminum significantly reduces weight and fuel consumption and related running costs of its low-power engines.

Yacht has four guest cabins at the lower deck, including the spectacular owner’s cabin adminship. The room is unusually large with a stunningly beautiful en suite head. The large VIP cabin forward is fitted with double bed and dressing. And there are also two more twin cabins. The bow of the yacht offers space for 4 of crew, which can be accessed through the wheel- house. Arcadia 85 US version assured a remarkable space has been assigned to the crew and technical areas, including the tender garage where a 4+ meter tender and 2 seater Jet Ski can easily be stored.

Arcadia 85 main saloon is more intimate and provides space for up to 8 guests. However, the aft deck being well protected against the elements, gives a larger possibility to guest to spend most of the time there,instead of inside. The interior of the yacht features modern furniture by well known best of “made in Italy” design brands, such as Poltrona Frau, Cassina and Schiffini.

Almost all the interiors are composed of loose pieces of furniture, thus giving the option of modular layouts. In the US version, Arcadia 85 has an open spaced galley to the dining area. Acces to the wheelhouse is on the left side.