The French luxury yacht builder JFA Yachts is proud to announce that the 43-metre Axantha II Yacht has been chosen as the finalist in the ISS Design Awards in the ‘Power 40M – 65M’ category. The winners of the Awards will be made known on the 25th October, 2012 during the gala evening on the opening day of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in Florida.
Designed by the Naval Architect Vripack, expedition yacht Axantha II is by her shape and her profile thought for faraway destinations. Her aluminium hull and superstructures, give her a moderate displacement, which, combined with reasonably sized engine, allow her to reach a speed of 14.8 knots. A consumption of only 110 litres at 11.5 knots, offers 6795 miles autonomy, ideal for ocean voyage.
The interior layout and passengers flow intend to offer guests the enjoyment of all outdoor aft areas, i.e. the lounges and access to the sea. As for the forward part, it is dedicated to the crew and has direct access to the forward deck. This large and clear forward deck (or tender deck) enables the storage of two 5.6 meter ribs, perfectly equipped for one day expeditions.
The ship, which amounts to no less than 340 square meters of interior arrangements, can comfortably accommodate eleven guests and eight crew members. The interior layouts are made in stained cherry wood, the floors, in either teak or douka, are accented by a wenge edge. Great care was paid to sound and vibration insulation, the sound levels measured in various zones attest to a extremely quiet boat.
Axantha II superyacht was present at last Monaco Yacht Show.
JFA Yachts has already been rewarded in 2007 in this Category for the Yacht Bystander.
Characteristics of the luxury yacht Axantha II
L.O.A.: 43 m
LWL : 38.8 m
B.O.A. 8.75 m
Draft : 2.5m
Displacement: 305 t half load
Engines : 2x 750 Hp
Gensets : 2x 80 kW + 1x 50 kW
Cruise speed : 12.5 knots
Range : 6795 nm à 11.5 knots
Capacity : 11 guests – 8 crew members