Arksen 85s Build Progress

Arksen now have two explorer vessels in build at Wight Shipyard in the UK. This page will be updated regularly as we progress towards the launch of 85/01 in Summer 2022, with 85/02 planned to launch for late 2022. Both Project Ocean and Project Pelagos have now sold. A third Arksen 85 is scheduled to begin construction soon for launch in summer 2023.

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Arksen 85/01 – Project Ocean Gallery

Arksen 85/02 – Project Pelagos Gallery

About the Arksen 85

The Arksen 85 is amongst the safest, most capable and robust vessels in her class. A remarkably efficient long-range explorer with an extensive standard specification, she is capable of competently embarking on worldwide adventures with a high degree of autonomy or equally at home weekend cruising with family and friends.

Discover more about the Arksen 85.

Other Videos from the Build to Date

Arksen 85/01 Hull Turn

Watch as the hull of the first Arksen 85 is turned in the UK build yard. Due on the water in Summer 2022, Project Ocean and Project Pelagos, Arksen 85/02 have now both sold.

Arksen 85/01 Time-lapse of Build – Part One

See the progress at Wight Shipyard Co. on the Isle of Wight, where the first Arksen 85 is currently in build. You can see the Arksen 85 hull taking shape. Currently upside down, she will soon be turned once the main structural work is complete and the hull plating is welded in place.

Arksen 85/01 Build Update Full Frames

The first Arksen 85 build is progressing well. All frames are now in place and you can start to see the shape of the hull. Discover more about our efficient hull design here:

Explorer Vessel in Build in UK Shipyard – Arksen 85 ‘Project Ocean’

Take a look behind the scenes at the team of experts working on bringing the recycled aluminium Explorer Vessel to life.