26 May 2016

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Standout showcases at SYDW

Nine more showcases join SuperyachtDESIGN Week held at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour in June.

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

SuperyachtDESIGN Week hits the road

This week, the team behind SYDW visited design studios and superyacht brands ahead of the event in June.

REFIT

Performance redefined

Following a 15-month re-engineering project at Vitters, the 67m carbon ketch 'Hetairos' has been causing a stir on the regatta circuit. Bryony McCabe was invited to sail on board in Palma de Mallorca

EVENTS

FLIBS entryway open to interpretation

Show Management, the organiser of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, has invited studios and individuals to design the main entryway to the 57th edition of FLIBS.

YACHT

The Pursuit of Pleasure

As Perini Navi’s largest sailing yacht since The Maltese Falcon, the presentation of 70m Sybaris was a significant event for the Italian boat builder.

STUDIO

Casa Forma London

Casa Forma London is a new studio offering a bespoke, turnkey design service led by Faiza Seth and Radhika Seth.  

EVENTS

From London to Monaco

Starting 18 September Winch Design will be joining Blue Marine Foundation on a bike ride from London to Monaco to raise funds and awareness for various marine initiatives.

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

A bronze trio

DKT Artworks, Jotun and LuxperienceLab join SuperyachtDESIGN Week as bronze level event partners.… More

NEWS

Issue 27 out next week!

With less than eight weeks to go until SuperyachtDESIGN Week, we are excited to announce our summer edition of SuperyachtDesign will be out next week and available at the three-day design event.… More

TECHNOLOGY

Challenging the seas

In an extreme voyage of 1,261nm across the North Atlantic, Rafnar is putting its Leiftur 1100 Series through its paces as the team travels from Reykjavik to Gothenburg this week.… More

EVENTS

Clerkenwell Design Week 2016

Clerkenwell Design Week returns for its seventh year from 24-26 May 2016… More

TECHNOLOGY

Magma Structures awarded for innovation

The Plymouth-based composite specialist, Magma Structures, has received numerous awards for its work on the innovative rigging system for sailing yacht 'A'… More

PEOPLE

Giving back

At the Superyacht Charities Ball 2016 it was announced that the group had officially become a charitable foundation.… More

NEWS

Arrow 460 Grandturismo due to launch

Silver Arrows Marine prepares to launch the first Edition 1 model of its Arrow 460 Grandturismo this year.… More

EVENTS

Salone del Mobile: Trend Report

Salone del Mobile came to an end on Sunday with more than 300,000 professional visitors from over 160 countries having attended the furniture fair to cast their eyes over the latest products on show.… More

MATERIALIST

Going from strength to strength

Glass is becoming an increasingly popular structural material thanks to compounding techniques, which guarantee its strength.… More

SPACE

Focusing on space

Morphing platforms and multi-use spaces are features likely to grow in popularity, as they provide owners with more than one option for a particular space. But what other ideas could make the superyachts of tomorrow even better?… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Showrooms show their support for SYDW

SuperyachtDESIGN Week welcomes partners Christopher Peacock, J. Robert Scott, Summit and Tai Ping Carpets.… More

NEWS

Part of the furniture

Having celebrated six years at The Superyacht Group, I’m beginning to feel like part of the furniture. But that might suggest a notion of being static, whereas, like most people in this industry, I feel in a state of constan… More

TECHNOLOGY

YPI enters virtual reality

Yachting Partners International has developed a new virtual reality platform that it believes will revolutionise superyacht marketing. The programme was created by the Dutch virtual reality specialists Bricks and Goggles… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Xtender 9.3

Xtenders, the Dutch tender manufacturer, has recently launched the Xtender 9.3m Custom Limousine, a versatile tender that features two actuating roofs in order to make the vessel suitable for all occasions...… More

PEOPLE

Reflections on Zaha Hadid

We take a look at some of the key projects created by Dame Zaha Hadid, founder of Zaha Hadid Architects.… More

EVENTS

Save your seat at GSF 2016

Registration for the Global Superyacht Forum is now open. Secure your place today.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Kiwi duo design 100% electric tender

JP RIBS and Kit Carlier have collaborated on a 100%-electrically powered superyacht tender, which can be recharged when docked on board the mothership.… More

CREW

Raising (the right) glass

We attended a 'wine glass tasting' for superyacht crew and discovered just how much of an impact the right (or wrong) wine glass has on the taste of wine. And it made us wonder, just how many owners and crew are aware of this?… More

PEOPLE

Design suffers double loss

European editor, Justin Ratcliffe reflects on the loss of two superyacht design pioneers, Pieter Beeldsnijder and Ed Dubois.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

A show at SYDW

Showcases at SuperyachtDESIGN Week return in 2016. A hugely popular part of the event programme, four brands confirm to display their works this June.… More

EVENTS

Masterclass London

This week saw the launch of Masterclass London, a one-day event with the purpose of highlighting the skills and processes that go into making the handcrafted products from leading brand names.… More

EVENTS

London Design Week 2016

London Design Week returns to Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour on Sunday 13th March. With an influx of new showrooms, it is a great opportunity to see the latest and greatest interior design ideas, products, fabrics and fittings fro… More

STUDIO

A 25-year friendship

Following the closure of Luca Brenta & Co last month, Luca Brenta's business partner and long-term friend Lorenzo Argento talks to us about the decision to set up his own studio.… More

YACHT

A stellar christening for Heesen Yachts

With exterior lines by Espen Øino and interior design by Sinot Exclusive Yacht Design, newly launched Galactica Super Nova is an evolution of Heesen Yacht's award-winning 65m Galactica Star.… More

EVENTS

SuperyachtDESIGN Week 2016 preview

The Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour hosted just under 100 design professionals last night for the SuperyachtDESIGN Week preview evening.… More

NEWS

Boutsen launches design division

Boutsen Design, provider of luxury interior decoration for VVIP business jets and residences, has announced the launch of Boutsen Design Yachting.… More

EVENTS

ISS 26th anniversary awards

Registration for the 26th instalment of the International Superyacht Society (ISS) Design Awards and nominations for the ISS Awards of Distinction are now open.… More

NEWS

Issue 26 out this week

The first issue of SuperyachtDesign 2016 has arrived and features our new Product Special — an annual guide with the latest products from suppliers and luxury brands from around the world.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Partners in Design

SuperyachtDESIGN Week welcomes Blohm + Voss Shipyards and Clyde & Co. as event partners for 2016.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Lynx comitted to YXT

Lynx Yachts appoints Filippo Rossi as sales and marketing manager and looks to build on the first YXT sale.… More

TECHNOLOGY

Vripack's Slide Hull gains traction

Vripack announce two further projects based on its patented Slide Hull design offering planing speeds, excellent seakeeping and high fuel efficiency… More

EVENTS

USSA to host inaugural 'Superyacht Tank Test'

The United States Superyacht Association is inviting burgeoning superyachting talent to showcase their original projects to a panel of high-profile industry professionals… More

YACHT

Construction begins on 36m by Claydon Reeves

Claydon Reeves, together with Mulder Shipyard, announce the construction of a new 36m motoryacht.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Plane and simple

“We’ve neglected how suitable the sea is as a runway,” explains Conrado Dornier, who presented Dornier Seawings' Seastar aircraft at GSF last year.… More

STUDIO

Hadjidimos announce new studio

Dimitris and Kate Hadjidimos announce a new design studio D-ID, offering creative solutions to superyacht and residential projects.… More

NEWS

2016 Superyacht Intelligence Annual Report: Out Now

The 2016 Superyacht Intelligence Annual Report is now available to purchase and download online.… More

REFIT

An interior perspective

Former chief stewardess, Hannah Humphries was placed in role of refit coordinator for the refit of Galaxy. We talk to her about the purchasing decisions behind furnishing a yacht...… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Save your seat at SYDW

Secure your place at SuperyachtDESIGN Week, held from 28 – 30 June at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.… More

NEWS

2016 Superyacht Intelligence Annual Report: Have you subscribed?

The most reliable and candid report on the new build sector will be published in the coming days, and this time it comes with added GT value.… More

YACHT

A collector's item

Rapsody's latest concept delivers the same retro-hit of style and grace as Spirit Yachts' P100, but do these examples of form over function have a place in today's demanding superyacht world?… More

NEWS

The Ferretti Navy

In the wake of the Mediterranean region’s migrant crisis, the Ferretti Group has been contracted to design and build a range of patrol vessels to help police Italy's coastline.… More

TECHNOLOGY

Amels reaches Tier III milestone

Amels claims to have become the first Dutch shipyard to successfully reach IMO Tier III compliance for NOx reductions by developing a custom engineering solution.… More

YACHT

Gleam

Nauta Yachts, led by Mario Pedol, has launched the 165m Gleam project hoping to follow on from the success of Azzam in 2013.… More

NEWS

Dickie Bannenberg on designing for Oman

Only 20 minutes from Muscat lies Barr Al Jissah, a secluded luxury development and marina. Applying their distinct superyacht style to the residential world for the first time, Bannenberg & Rowell will be designing a section o… More

YACHT

Birds of a feather

Hawk Yachts has launched two new explorer concepts in addition to its original 103m offering, the Sea Hawk.… More

NEWS

KRD joins forces with Tilman Kriesel Art Advisors

Katharina Raczek Design teams up with Tilman Kriesel Art Advisors to deliver unique works of art on its superyacht projects.… More

YACHT

Life's good at CCN

Floating Life Charter & Brokerage has announced that it has been assigned the exclusive development of a new 40m light ice class vessel, the project will be undertaken at the Cerri Cantieri Navali (CCN) shipyard.… More

NEWS

Bang & Olufsen renews partnership with Sunseeker

Luxury audio and AV manufacturer Bang & Olufsen renews its partnership with Sunseeker.… More

NEWS

A disruptive collaboration

Vikal International, together with Rafnar Shipyard, has announced an agreement for the use of the Iceland-based shipyard’s OK Hull technology on future Vikal projects.  … More

YACHT

Nauta Air 111

Cantiere Delle Marche has secured the contract of another Nauta Air. This newest vessel will be the largest Nauta Air to date and will become the flagship for the range.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Seamless transition

Cockwells, the British superyacht tender specialist, has now launched its latest 9.5m limousine tender project. The limousine has been built to accompany an 88m mothership and blend seamlessly with her beach club.… More

STUDIO

A design snapshot of 2015

As we welcome the new year, we take a moment to reflect on the achievements of the design community in 2015.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Bubbly fun

With only hours to go before the arrival of Christmas Day, Italian studio Venetian Design has unveiled a special boat for those looking for last minute gift ideas.… More

STUDIO

ATD joins forces with Eric Kant

Andrew Truijllo Design has announced a partnership with residential design firm Eric Kant contemporary design.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

The Trimonoran

Mr G.J. Bilkert of AnwigemA has launched his new Trimonoran hull concept, it is an adaptation of the multihull platform and brings with it numerous advantages.… More

YACHT

The power of imitation

Step on board any superyacht and the senses are exposed to a wide range of materials. However, there are instances where the weight of the material is impractical and faux-painted solution can be a good alternative.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

The superyacht supercar

We speak to Ian Biggs, BAC Mono co-founder and former luxury yacht designer, about the new BAC Mono Marine concept. The BAC Mono Marine is a supercar designed for superyachts.… More

NEWS

Ground Control

We catch up with Catherine Vergez, MD of Tai Ping Carpets at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’s recent Twinkle of Christmas party.… More

EVENTS

Linley kick start the festive season

At an exclusive event at the flagship Linley showroom in Belgravia, guests were treated to a festive delight complete with food, drinks, entertainment and an exclusive look at Linley's newest product.… More

STUDIO

DLBA acquired by Gibbs & Cox

Donald L. Blount and Associates has been acquired by Gibbs & Cox, another marine engineering and design firm based in Arlington, Virginia, but with offices throughout the US. DBLA is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the compan… More

STUDIO

AWD rebrands as studio hits 30

Andrew Winch Designs has announced the launch of a new website and the evolution of the brand to Winch Design, as the studio prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary next year.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

SuperyachtDESIGN Week: the 2016 edition

The ultimate design event for the superyacht world returns next year and we want your ideas.… More

NEWS

Issue 25 out this week

Under the SuperyachtDESIGNERS title, Issue 25 presents 21 design studio portfolios with engaging editorial and the Design Global Order Book on either side of the portfolio to further inform, educate and inspire owners, designers, … More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Superior control

UK-based Wahoo Ribs delivers its most technically advanced superyacht tender to 85.5m Sunrays.… More

YACHT

The Great Superyacht Adventure

A new type of owner, seeking a new kind of on-water experience, is fueling design concepts and creating much industry excitement. At least, that's the rumour.… More

CREW

MYBA calls for industry input on crew qualifications

MYBA is working with the UK Maritime Skills Alliance to look at new qualifications for crew. MYBA has created a survey and is asking members from every sector of the superyacht industry for their input in what exactly crew should … More

TECHNOLOGY

See the video - Self-driving superyachts a reality

Mike Blake, president and founder of Palladium Technologies, believes the fully autonomous yacht is soon to be a reality, with much of the technology already in place - see the interview.… More

STUDIO

How new materials are pushing design

Following the opening keynote at the Global Superyacht Forum on Tuesday morning entitled Next Generation Projects, Thys Nikkels discusses the freedom that comes with using modern technology and materials, such as composites, to re… More

NEWS

The complications of composite

The Next Generation Projects session at the Global Superyacht Forum focused on composite construction, citing its many benefits but also the obstacles it faces.… More

EVENTS

Time to change the way we work

The Global Superyacht Forum’s inaugural session looks at the future of the industry and the changes we need to make.… More

EVENTS

Ready for METSTRADE

METSTRADE returns to the RAI, Amsterdam, alongside GSF with the usual mixture of new products, seminars and networking opportunities.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Cute and cuddly

Turin-based Phiequipe has added the MBEighteen to its range of small semi-custom craft.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

RNLI inspired RIB tender

Earlier this week we reported on one of two new tender concepts designed by Coventry University graduate Guy Waters. Here we reveal the second, a 9.4m RIB based on an earlier design created by the young designer for the RNLI.… More

STUDIO

Bill Prince Yacht Design unveils Expedition concept at FLIBS

Port Washington-based design studio releases details of a 132ft expedition yacht concept.… More

NEWS

Making great design happen

We speak to senior director of Professional Channel, EuroNorth at Dassault Systemes, Dave Falkingham to discover what Solidworks 2016 has to offer and the future for the business.… More

EVENTS

Superyacht News nerve-centre at GSF

This year, the editorial and creative teams of The Superyacht Group will have a dedicated area at the Global Superyacht Forum.… More

YACHT

MONACO MAIDENS: 55M Atlante

With her gunmetal grey hull, black superstructure, tinted glazing and military exterior styling by Nuvolari & Lenard, CRN’s Atlante cut a formidable figure in Monaco.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Foggy inspiration

Guy Waters, who graduated earlier this year from Coventry University with a degree in transport design, presents a new 9.7m tender inspired by river launches of yesteryear coupled with styling cues from sailing yacht Foggy, a desi… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Invictus 280TT

Following the success of the Invictus 280GT model, Invictus Yachts has developed the vessel into a tender suitable for the superyacht market, the 280TT.… More

YACHT

Dynamiq partners with Trussardi

Dynamiq, the company trying to shakeup superyacht customisation, has partnered with Italian fashion house Trussardi to produce an interior design collection for its D4 series yacht.… More

YACHT

150 Sunreef Power

Sunreef Yachts has launched it's largest catamaran concept to date. At 46m the 150 Sunreef Power provides ample social and external space for it's 12 guests.… More

YACHT

MONACO MAIDENS: 69m Suerte

We go aboard Suerte, one of two 64m sister ships that the Tankoa shipyard in Genoa began building in 2008, and discover how the project went from being half-finished to completed in a convivial and casual style.… More

YACHT

'Gipsy'

Otam has completed 30 per cent of 'Gipsy', it's first superyacht. 'Gipsy' is a 35m, 295gt semi-displacement vessel with a 1000 nautical miles range.… More

EVENTS

PAD opens its doors

Last night saw the preview of the 2015 PAD London Art + Design show, which officially opens its doors today in Berkeley Square. The five-day event consists of 63 international galleries showcasing some of the most covetable art … More

YACHT

Atrium

EM Yacht Design Consultancy's Carl Esch has teamed up with Vincent Montreuil to deliver a superyacht concept that starts from the point of aesthetic as opposed to space management… More

PEOPLE

The rest, as they say, is history

Ed Dubois reflects on 40 years of superyacht design. SuperyachtDesign.com speaks to Dubois about his education, experiences and path to superyachting success.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

The jack of all trades

Xtenders introduces its newest 16.1m superyacht tender project. Too large for smaller superyachts, the 16.1 makes an ideal tender for 80m plus vessels, a practical chase boat or a substantial support vessel stored tender… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

The Dragon

DeepFlight launched its newest lightweight, positively buoyant and simple to use submarine at the Monaco Yacht Show 2015. The aim is to make deep sea exploration more accessible for owners… More

STUDIO

Philippe Briand at MYS

Philippe Briand showcased a number of new projects at MYS including a 105m Vitruvius project with Oceanco, an 80m Vitruvius to be built at Turquoise Yachts, a 60m Vitruvius with Feadship and a 100-foot sailing yacht in the Wal… More

YACHT

Cantieri di Pisa launches contemporary Akhir concept

Following Mondomarine's acquisition of Cantieri di Pisa in May, the Italian shipyard has launched its first superyacht concept, a modern interpretation of the classic Akhir concept… More

NEWS

New order for Dunya Yachts

Sales director Russell Crump of Yachting Partners International has signed a Letter Of Intent with Sedat Ergun of Dunya Yachts to build a new 105m motoryacht designed by Ken Freivokh.… More

NEWS

Monaco Yacht Show Awards winners announced

The evening before the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS), which began on Wednesday 23rd September, saw the presentation of the Monaco Yacht Show Awards during the 2015 MYS Gala inaugural party.  … More

EVENTS

Decorex 2015

Decroex International returned this year with a whole host of new seminars, installments and interior design items. SuperyachtDesign.com attended to experience the show and the products for ourselves.… More

STUDIO

Olesinski celebrates over 40 years

Under the leadership of managing director Justin Olesinski, who was appointed the position in 2009 by his father and founder of the studio Bernard Olesinski, the studio has reached a milestone in more ways than one as it cel… More

NEWS

A week away from the Designers’ Supper Club

With less than a week to go before the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show commences, we list some of the designs, topics and events coming to the show that we have an eye on including the Designers' Supper Club.… More

NEWS

Free interior design consultancy on offer at MYS

Following a meeting at SuperyachtDESIGN Week, ex-chief stew Agis Variani is teaming up with Peter Mallard, owner of Sogni d'Oro, at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show, to offer all yachts in attendance free hour-long interior refit … More

YACHT

Sherpa

At the Cannes Yachting Fesitival 2015 Arcadia Yachts launched its 16.8m Sherpa concept. Though small, SuperyachtDesign.com see's support vessel potential… More

EVENTS

A need for beauty

Renowned interior designer Christian Liaigre has released a second book chronicling some of his most impressive projects, including sailing yachts 'Seahawk' and 'Vertigo'… More

NEWS

Federico Fiorentino teams up with Van Oossanen

Federico Fiorentino has teamed up with Van Oossanen Naval Architects to further develop the studio's 50m The Belafonte concept.… More

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Products

Shito & Kaba

As part of Editor’s Picks, an initiative part of SuperyachtDESIGN Week, Chaplins Furniture presented Shito and Kaba, two outdoor ranges from Paola Lenti. More

Concepts

V100

The V100 is a new breed of high speed multihull superyachts created by Australia-based Christopher Seymour Designs.… More

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