Arksen 85s Build Progress

Arksen 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 and 85/02 in early 2023. Both Project Ocean and Project Pelagos have now sold. A third Arksen 85 is scheduled to begin construction soon.

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Arksen 85/02 – Project Pelagos Gallery

Arksen 85/01 – Project Ocean 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 85/02 Build Milestone – Bridge Deck

The aluminium 85ft explorer vessel had her hull turned back in March 2021 and since then the main superstructure has been constructed in two parts.

Arksen 85/02 Starts Build

Currently in build with Arksen’s build partners Wight Shipyard in Cowes, on the Isle of Wight, Project Pelagos is due to be on the water early 2023.

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 Spring 2023, 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.