NDS Evolution Yacht

NDS Evolution by JFA Yachts (Long Island 85)

JFA Yachts delivered the second unit of the Long Island 85-series, christened NDS EVOLUTION. The first unit is the Windquest.

The exterior design of the Long Island 85 comes from naval architect Marc Lombard. The yacht is a lightweight construction with aluminum hulls and composite superstructure. Furthermore, NDS EVOLUTION is equipped with a carbon fiber rig and a performance sail design with D4 technology. The whole yacht comes with a displacement of just 56 tons. During the sea trials, the yacht reached eleven knots upwind with true winds of fifteen knots.

Photos: Benoit Stichelbaut / JFA Yachts

Darnet Design is responsible for the interior design that features lightweight furniture. The saloon features a 360-degree view, dining table, a helm station and a bar. In the hulls are three guest cabins, two crew cabins, and the galley.

The owner’s cabin is located on the foredeck (has the full-beam between the hulls) and features a panoramic view and direct access to the foredeck net. The owners’ bathroom has been placed in the port side hull together with the children cabin with three beds and a guest cabin.

The starboard hull has two further guest cabins, the galley and the cabin for a crew of two.

Interior photos: Bernard Galeron / JFA Yachts


Luxury Sailing Yacht ICHTUS Futuna 70

Sailing Yacht Futuna 70 ICHTUS

Futuna Yachts from France built the Futuna 70 ICHTUS in 2010 as a fast cruiser with aluminum hull, composite sandwich deck and carbon mast and boom.

Marc Lombard designed her with a panoramic view saloon and elegant and sporty exterior lines which are inspired by the Open 60 racing yachts.

As with the other yachts of the Futuna line, the Futuna 70 has fine entry lines, maximum dynamic waterline length and reduced waterline beam when heeled. The wide stern sections associated with the twin-rudder configuration lends fine helm control for high pleasure sailing as well as great directional stability downwind and very high average speeds on all points of sailing. The modern 9/10 fractional rig can be fitted with a carbon-fiber mast and boom.

Generous and safe cockpit both at sea and at anchor, ample storage space, aluminum hull for security, all this makes this cruiser ideal for extended voyages with speed and comfort.
The composite sandwich deck, in addition to keeping the boat as light as possible, provides more thermal and phonic insulation that would an all-aluminum structure.

The interior design of the Futuna 70 is entirely customizable with the help of our design office, or with an interior designer of
choice of the owner.
The joinery work is crafted with wood sandwich panels made of solid timber and marine grade closed cell polymer foam core which brings exceptional durability and rigidity while offering significant savings in weight. Panels are framed with solid timber to receive marine quality hinges and fixtures. The result is an interior woodwork that will not deform in time thus preserving your investment.

futuna 70

A big hatch opens a lounge area

Main Specifications

Length over all:25.91 m
Beam:5.90 m
Draft:2.95 m
Displacement:31 t
Ballast:10 t
Rig:Sloop
Sail Area:125 m² (Main Sail), 126 m² (Genoa), 65 m² (Stay Sail), 225 m² (Gennaker), 325 m² (Spi)
Exterior Design:Marc Lombard
Interior Design:Wetzels Brown Partners
Material:Aluminum / Composite Sandwich
Launched:2010

Profile, Sail Plan & Layout

Sailing Yacht Futuna 70 ICHTUS
Sail Plan

Sailing Yacht Futuna 70 ICHTUS
Profile & Interior Layout

Sailing Yacht Futuna 70 ICHTUS
Deck Layout

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