icon_arrow_down icon_arrow_left icon_arrow_left_large icon_arrow_right icon_arrow_right_large icon_arrow_up icon_bullet_arrow icon_call icon_close icon_facebook icon_googleplus icon_grid_off icon_instagram icon_login icon_mail icon_menu icon_message icon_minus icon_pinterest icon_plus icon_quote_end icon_quote_start icon_refresh icon_search icon_tick_on icon_twitter icon_video_play icon_youtube

Sign up to our mailing list for the latest Boat International & Events news.

SIGN UP

Missing your newsletter?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came in to effect on the 25th May might mean that you’ve stopped receiving emails from us. To make sure you don’t miss out on any more emails from Boat International update your email preferences now.

UPDATE NOW
No, thanks

First Arcadia Sherpa XL eco-friendly motor yacht in-build

Italian yacht builder Arcadia Yachts has announced that it's building its first ever Sherpa XL on spec. The 23.8 metre pocket superyacht is designed inside and out by Milan design studio Hot Lab.

The builder introduced its Sherpa range with the original 16.8 metre Arcadia Sherpa shadow at Boot Düsseldorf in 2016. The new Sherpa XL builds on the success of this, presenting a more self-sufficient "pocket superyacht" with larger deck areas and spacious interior volume thanks to its roomy 6.9 metre beam. The yacht boasts 220 square metres of interior and exterior living space.

The eco-friendly Sherpa XL yacht is equipped with Arcadia's trademark solar panels, which provide up to 2kW of clean electricity. This is sufficient to power nearly all the yacht's hotel load, except for the air conditioning. The yacht will also be fitted with low-consumption appliances and LED lights to further reduce its environmental impact.

The cockpit features narrow bulwarks to provide guests full views, and there is no tender launching or technical equipment to spoil the view as the tender is kept forward of the engine room and launched through a side hatch.

There is a sizable skylounge on the upper deck served by a bar and pantry facilities. Windows roll down here to fully connect guests with the outdoors.

The contemporary interior by Hot Lab can be had in a three- or four-cabin layout. In the former, the galley is set in the skylounge, while in the three-cabin the galley is on the lower deck.

The Sherpa XL is powered by twin Volvo Penta IPS 1,050 main engines, predicted to reach a top speed of about 22 knots with a long-range speed of 10 to 12 knots achieving a 1,500 nautical mile range at 10 knots. This makes the yacht autonomous, even for its smaller size. The semi-displacement hull has been designed to be 30 to 35 per cent more efficient than other yachts in its class.

The new Arcaida Sherpa XL will make its debut at the Cannes Yacht Show in 2019.

Upgrade your account
Your account at BOAT International doesn't include a BOAT Pro subscription. Please subscribe to BOAT Pro in order to unlock this content.
Subscribe More about BOAT Pro