First Archipelago 40 expedition yacht sold

Archipelago Expedition Yachts has announced the sale of the first Archipelago 40, which they say “sets a new standard for sub-50ft explorer vessels”.

The Archipelago 40, designed by award-winning naval architects, Chartwell Marine, offers customisable cabin layouts and adaptability for diverse commercial and semi-commercial purposes. This explorer catamaran combines striking, environmentally conscious aluminium construction with, we are told, exceptional stability, resulting in a smoother voyage and increased living space. With a remarkable range of over 2,000nm, the Archipelago 40 is capable of reaching some of the world’s most remote destinations, which is exactly what her new owner intends to do.

Equipped with state-of-the-art navigation and entertainment systems, the Archipelago 40 offers effortless control and entertainment at your fingertips, allowing those onboard to stay connected and entertained, even in the most remote locations.

Powered by advanced marine hybrid diesel-electric and solar-powered propulsion systems, the Archipelago 40 delivers a thrilling and efficient cruising experience. Whether you’re exploring coastal waters or embarking on long-distance journeys, this explorer is designed to perform admirably.

Every Archipelago 40 can be tailored to the owner’s unique preferences and lifestyle. From interior finishes to exterior colours and layout options, the Archipelago team of experts will work closely with owners to realise their precise vision.

Dr Stephen Weatherley, founder and managing director of Archipelago Expedition Yachts, comments: “We are delighted to announce the sale of the first Archipelago 40 to a client who will be embarking on exciting adventures around the world – this is a pivotal moment for us! We have taken our iconic 47 and made it that little bit smaller. Smaller engines, lower emissions, easier to berth, but with all of the capability and force needed to get you home after a day, a week, or a month on the sea.”

He continues: “We want seakeeping, safety, and practicality to be at the very heart of our vessels and the Archipelago 40 offers this all in a compact form. The vessel is hugely capable with a long range, high top speed, excellent fuel economy, and the ability to sleep six people.”

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