6 March 2015

EVENTS

Clerkenwell Design Week 2015

Clerkenwell Design Week returns for its sixth year with promising new designers, showrooms and installations.

NEWS

Q22 out this week!

With a rich golden lattice cover image, the first issue of SuperyachtDesign 2015 arrives this week.

TENDERS AND TOYS

The 747 Mirage Air takes flight

Frauscher has launched the centre console model of the 747 Mirage. Introducing the 747 Mirage Air

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Globally renowned brands return to partner with SYDW 2015

The hugely successful event welcomes back Awlgrip as a gold partner and showroom partners J. Robert Scott and Tai Ping Carpets.

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Phase II of the Linley for Summit collection

Summit has announced the second phase in its partnership with Linley, and welcomes additions to the Linley for Summit range.

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Programme twists for SYDW 2015

SuperyachtDESIGN Week 2015 sees two new exciting additions to the programme.

TECHNOLOGY

Solidworks bridges the gap between design and construction

Solidworks, a subsidiary of Dassault Systemes, has launched its new model-based design manufacturing application, easing the burden of technical communication.

EVENTS

Ideas galore at SuperyachtDESIGN Week Preview

Selected members of the design community gathered last night to celebrate the launch of the SuperyachtDESIGNERS portfolio and to discuss the upcoming SuperyachtDESIGN Week in June.… More

STUDIO

Casa mia

Designers tend to agree that owners who want something truly different are few and far between. A recent client asked Vripack to design a yacht around a traditional Brazilian home. The Dutch design studio share details of this… More

NEWS

The Superyacht Intelligence Annual Report out soon!

UK, London. There are only a few weeks remaining until The Superyacht Intelligence Annual Report 2015 is out. This special issue is the result of a year long process of data analysis and research of the superyacht market.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Top brands, artisans and showrooms partner with SYDW 2015

SuperyachtDESIGN Week 2015 (SYDW) provides a unique opportunity for brands to showcase themselves to the brightest minds in the industry.… More

EVENTS

Experience 2014's Global Superyacht Forum

All the post event content from the 20th anniversary Global Superyacht Forum (GSF) 2014 is now LIVE and available online. … More

TENDERS AND TOYS

A new breed

ICELAND, Reykjavík. Established in 2005, Rafnar has developed a new hull design called the OK Hull. SuperyachtDesign headed to the shipard’s headquarters in Reykjavík to learn more about the platform and its new 10… More

EVENTS

SuperyachtDESIGN Week preview evening announced!

This exclusive evening is a unique opportunity to discuss SuperyachtDESIGN Week 2015 and the newly launched SuperyachtDESIGNERS portfolio.… More

NEWS

Let the search begin

UK, London. SuperyachtDesign is proud to announce that the digital platform, which forms part of SuperyachtDESIGNERS, is live.… More

EVENTS

SuperyachtDESIGN Week returns in 2015!

UK, London. Calling all creatives! SuperyachtDESIGN Week, the go-to event for superyacht and design visionaries, is returning this summer from 23 – 25 June 2015.… More

EVENTS

Winner of SuperyachtUKs Young Designer Competition announced

UK, London. The winner of SuperyachtUK’s Young Designer Competition was announced yesterday at the London Boat Show in front of a packed room of industry experts and designers.… More

NEWS

Gym Company Marine release CAD blocks

UK, Bath. Gym Company Marine has released CAD blocks to assist designers when forming the general arrangement for a new build or refit project.… More

STUDIO

Breaking no rules

SuperyachtDesign speaks to Federico Fiorentino of the eponymously named design studio about the studio’s form language, its newest concept The Belafonte and why yacht designs don’t need to be revolutionary to be un… More

NEWS

SYUK Young Designer Competition 2015

UK, Surrey. At next year's CWM FX London Boat Show, the Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition will challenge eight university design students from around the country to create a design in 36 hours using their hand-drawing skill… More

NEWS

Q21 & SuperyachtDESIGNERS out this week!

UK, London. As the end of the year rapidly approaches, we are pleased to present the first edition of SuperyachtDESIGNERS and the final edition of SuperyachtDesign for 2014, Q21.… More

TECHNOLOGY

Doing away with domes

UK, Teddington. SkyTech, a company active in the area of maritime and aeronautical satellite communications, is tackling the issue of how to integrate VSAT hardware on superyachts into a more aesthetically pleasing package.… More

EVENTS

London Design Week 2015 preview

UK, London. A sneak peek at some of the trends and products that will be at London Design Week 2015 at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour (DCCH) next spring.… More

NEWS

Comfortable growth

UK, Plymouth. Working on three 40m projects, Princess Yachts portfolio above the 30m mark continues to grow, as the British shipyard gradually modifies its South Yard facility.… More

YACHT

Sailing on Wisp

Earlier this week SuperyachDesign joined the crew of 47.6m sailing yacht Wisp for a day of sailing in Palma de Mallorca. Delivered this year by Royal Huisman, we speak to the build team and designers behind this beautiful classic … More

NEWS

New headquarters for Sabrina Monte-Carlo

Luxury interior design studio Sabrina Monte-Carlo opens a new headquarters in Monaco.… More

EVENTS

Innov*8 at the Global Superyacht Forum

Last month, the Global Superyacht Forum unveiled its newest addition to the programme: Innov*8. This sessions gives eight companies four minutes to present their innovative idea for the superyacht industry.… More

EVENTS

Global Superyacht Forum Speaker Spotlight: Andrew Thomas

Andrew Thomas, co-founder and Creative Director of Inaria, is participating in the BV80 Case Study keynote session at this year's Global Superyacht Forum… More

NEWS

Q21 sneak peek

Next month will see the release of SuperyachtDesign Q21, which provides the latest news, opinions and interviews from the world of yacht design.… More

EVENTS

Creative director of Eidsgaard Design to speak at GSF

Ben Harrison, creative director of Eidsgaard Designs, is participating in the BV80 Case Study on day three of this year’s Global Superyacht Forum.… More

EVENTS

Why attend the Global Superyacht Forum: Designers

The programme for this year's Global Superyacht Forum strives to not just educate, but also inspires designers with key industry players and interactive experiences. … More

YACHT

Esenyacht's next step

Kadir Esen, CEO of Turkish yard Esenyacht, and designer, Ted Mannerfelt from Mannerfelt Design Team, tell SYD about Taurus, the yard's first motoryacht.… More

MATERIALIST

The Bolidt Experience

THE NETHERLANDS, Hendrik Ido Ambacht. In February of this year we reported on Bolidt’s 50th anniversary. In celebration of this milestone, SuperyachtDesign was invited to visit its headquarters just outside Rotterdam.… More

EVENTS

Attention all innovators!

We have developed a brand new session on day two of this year's Global Superyacht Forum designed to give the floor to eight very clever ideas or innovations. … More

NEWS

SOLIDWORKS allows designers to focus on designing

London, UK. The latest version of the SOLIDWORKS 3D design software removes many of the geometric complications from the design process… More

NEWS

Comanche hits the water

This week saw the launch of Hodgdon Yachts’ 30.5m pre-preg carbon fibre racing yacht Comanche, designed by VPLP Design together with Guillaume Verdier Design… More

NEWS

Oceanair launch new designer collection

UK, Chichester. Oceanair, the marine blind specialist, has launched a new Designer Collection and a new Homeworks system called RadioRA2.… More

EVENTS

Deconstructing Decorex

UK, London. SuperyachtDesign.com spoke to some of the exhibitors at Decorex International to gain insight on how this year's show compares to the 2013 edition of the interior design trade show… More

PEOPLE

Seduced by So'Mar

The 37.9m So'Mar, launched earlier this year by Tansu Yachts, is a yacht that breaks quite a few superyacht moulds. Her unusual design caught the attention of Mehmet Asatekin, professor and head of Industrial Design when Tansu… More

NEWS

Linley introduce new 'strategic investors'

During the presentation of its Silhouette chair, Quantum screen and finish samples this week at MYS, furniture design and manufacturer Linley has announced the introduction of new "strategic investors".… More

NEWS

Weapon of Fast Destruction

MONACO. Angela Audretsch sits down with Ed Dubois at the Monaco Yacht Show for an exclusive interview to learn more about the first of his designs to ever be called a "beast".… More

MATERIALIST

AWD announce a new leather collection

MONACO. Andrew Winch Designs (AWD) and Italian leather specialist Foglizzo launch new leather range...… More

NEWS

Gresham Yacht Design announces 87m contract

UK, Hampshire. Gresham Yacht Design has announced an 87m new build contract, to be built by Yachtley Shipyard in Izmut, Turkey.… More

NEWS

Tai Ping to present new collection and carpet care program at MYS

MONACO. Custom carpet specialist Tai Ping offers a sneak peek at its latest Yacht Collection and reveals it will host a workshop as part of its new carpet care and refit program at the Monaco Yacht Show.… More

EVENTS

Decorex 2014 celebrates the Georgians

UK, London. Today saw the start of Decorex International 2014 at Syon Park in West London. The interior design trade show has returned to grounds close to Syon House, as the organisers celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Georgi… More

NEWS

Textile wall coverings from Dedar

UK, London. Italian fabric specialist Dedar has announced a new collection of textile wall coverings and lightweight fabrics to be officially presented at its showroom in Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour next week.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Iguana 29

FRANCE, Brehal. Founded in 2008 by Antoine Brugidou, Iguana Yachts has announced changes to its Iguana 29 model, a design derived from Brugidou’s desire for easy access to his waterfront home… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Italian Charm 45

ITALY, Naples. Studio Pannone Architetti has unveiled a 14m RIB that takes inspiration from the studio’s Capri tender concept released in April 2012. The Italian Charm 45 will be presented at this year’s Cannes and Mon… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Shadow and SP 450 at MYS

UK, Fareham. Premiered at the Antibes Yacht Show earlier this year, Shadow is a 10.6m tender by Wahoo, which will be presented at the Monaco Yacht Show along with its SOLAS-compliant SP450.… More

NEWS

Q20 out next week!

UK, London. We are proud to present the latest edition of SuperyachtDesign, Q20. The autumn edition focuses on the importance of sharing information and being open to new solutions from other sectors such as the automotive and com… More

CREW

Room for improvement

We take a look at the Marine Guidance Note released by the MCA on the MLC's accommodation standards for large commercial yachts of 3000gt to less than 5000gt.… More

STUDIO

Model behaviour with Dubbelman Ridderkerk

Making yacht models can be traced back to the 17th century, but with advances in technology, model making today has become a high tech art. Erik Bisschops of Dubbelman Ridderkerk tells SYD about making miniatures.… More

CREW

Crew at the drawing board

In issue 66 of The Crew Report, Trinity Yachts' Billy Smith admitted that crew should play a bigger role in a yacht's design. SuperyachtDesign hears from crew about what they would do with the responsibility.… More

EVENTS

Design focus: Focus/14

London's Design Centre Chelsea Harbour is gearing up for Focus/14, which will see a dynamic programme that will bring together creative minds from across the globe and over 99 showrooms to share ideas and launch new collection… More

STUDIO

Making the impossible possible

New York, USA. Design studio Impossible Productions Ink has moved ashore for its latest project, an artistic collaboration set within a sculpture and minimalist art space in Le Muy, France.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Zeus Twelve to build White and Gold project

Eduard Gray’s new company puts the priority on delivering built products, starting with a trio of motorbike, car and tender… More

NEWS

Mood Board: Couture collection

UK, London. In SYD Q17 we presented a hand-embroidered fabric range called Couture by Fameed Khalique. It is one of many collections to come from the UK-based supplier, which has released additional fabrics as part of the collecti… More

STUDIO

A question of trust

Off the back of a guest letter by Chris Bangle published in Q18, where the designer shared his thoughts on the state of superyacht design, we were contacted by a young designer keen to express some of the issues he has faced since… More

REFIT

Out of this world

Towards the end of 2013, Benetti’s 56m full-displacement motoryacht Galaxy entered Monaco Marine for what was meant to be a two-month refit. Seven months later she left the yard and Captain Luke Humphries explains how the … More

SPACE

Keys to charter design

Designing and building a custom superyacht is the height of personal expression and luxury. But when designing their dream yacht, should owners keep others in mind? SYD explores what design elements the best charter yachts have… More

NEWS

An edgy and innovative weapon

Dubois Yachts have offered a tantalising preview to a newly signed 58m sloop that will be built at Royal Huisman for a client who wanted something really new.… More

YACHT

Seeking simplicity

While media attention may often centre on the largest yachts, US designer Nick Boksa of Boksa Marine Design is enticing new owners with a new 38m concept series that offers a simplified experience, matching the expectations of a g… More

NEWS

The evolution of SuperyachtDesign

UK, London. The launch of the SuperyachtDesign brand in 2009, gave us the perfect foundation to deliver the best design related content to the market. Today sees the launch of a new annual supplement and search engine.… More

NEWS

A room with a view

UK, London Bridge. Italian design studio FM – Architettura d’Interni has worked on a number of high profile projects on land and a handful on sea, with its latest project involving the design of the presidential suites… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

The cost of crew in design

SuperyachtDESIGN Week 2014 saw designers gather to debate those crew-focused regulations they feel are barriers to design and discuss how to better take the role of crew into account when it comes to the cost and design of a… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Showroom Partners Passport Winner!

At the end of a busy week filled with PR and news updates, following the unprecedented success of SuperyachtDESIGN Week, we are pleased to be able to announce the winner of the Showroom Partners Passport Competition!… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Another successful year for SYD Week

Last week saw over 450 guests attend SuperyachtDESIGN Week over the course of the three-day event. From leaders in design and naval architecture to builders and suppliers, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour was alive with debate, enga… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Final day of SYD Week off to an inspiring start

The final day of SuperyachtDESIGN Week kicked off with a keynote presentation that carried through a theme of innovation into the afternoon, incorporating a Q&A with new names in the industry and breakout sessions that rai… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

SYD Week ends on a high

SYD Week comes to an end with an afternoon of interior finishes and materials, debate in the breakout session and a finale that included a keynote presentation by Jaguar's creative specialist.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Call for action at SYD Week day two

Day two of SuperyachtDESIGN Week is underway as the keynote addresses the importance of sharing information and technology with each other in the industry and the breakout sessions take into account the cost of crew in desig… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Second day of SYD Week ends with momentum

The second day of SYD Week has come to a close with an afternoon of forward thinking. Speakers and delegates discuss the future for superyacht technology and how automotive design translates to the world of superyachts.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

SYD Week kicks off with a vision for the future

The first morning of SYD Week tackled controversial issues such as ownership of design and took a closer look at how to bridge the gap between academia and the business sectors of the industry.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

A colourful end to the first day of SYD Week

The afternoon of the event's first day took a colourful turn and saw attendees paint with gold, while others looked at how a yacht's resale value can limit the innovative use of colour in design.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

The 747 Mirage

AUSTRIA, Ohlsdorf. The 7.47m Mirage is the latest luxury day cruiser to come from Frauscher, designed by Salzburg-based studio Kiska together with hydrodynamics 
expert Harry Miesbauer.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Are you cool enough?

SuperyachtDESIGN Week sees the greatest tastemakers in the industry gathering together for an extraordinary three days packed full of workshops, presentations and keynote sessions.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Not to be missed at SYDWeek 2014

With SuperyachtDESIGN Week set to open its doors next week, SuperyachtNews.com highlights the unmissable sessions being held from 24-26 June at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour.… More

EVENTS

Global input for your Global Superyacht Forum

With the 20th installment of GSF less than six months away, we want to challenge you to send us the biggest and most powerful names you've come across recently so we can get them on the main stage this 17-19 November in Amst… More

PEOPLE

Oceanair appoints new product manager

UK, Chichester. Oceanair, a manufacturer of marine blinds, shades and soft furnishings, has announced that Alberto Busà will fulfill the role of product manager at Osculati, Oceanair’s Italian distributors.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Company Director at Zaha Hadid confirmed for SYDW

Patrik Schumacher, company director and senior designer at Zaha Hadid Architects will be delivering a closing keynote presentation on 24th June at SuperyachtDESIGN Week (24-26) next week.… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

Peconic

US, New York. Inspired by the classic look of a Down East yacht, a maritime archetype indigenous to the fishing and yachting industry of northeast America, the 13.2m Peconic 43 is the latest design to come from designer Scott Hend… More

YACHT

Wider 32

ITALY, Ancona. On June 6th, Wider Yachts invited members of the press to view the progress on the Wider 150 in build. The shipyard also took the opportunity to present its new Wider 32 sports cruiser.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

11 Players...

We aren't talking football! We now have 11 Artisan Showcases joining us for SYDWeek 2014… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Start your engines at SYDWeek

This year's SuperyachtDESIGN Week (24-26 June) will see a large presence from the luxury automotive sector including Porsche, McLaren and Jaguar.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

The chief stewardess story

As SuperyachtDESIGN Week approaches, we take a closer look at why the event is a must for the industry’s chief stewardesses… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Marine Light Corp shed some light on their presentation

Marine Light Corp will be exhibiting their lighting solutions throughout the week, but most importantly, make note of a presentation at their stand… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Meet the designer

UK, London. In less than 20 days, the world's leading names in superyacht design, architecture and construction will descend on London for the second edition of SuperyachtDESIGN Week. The event creates the perfect opportunity to m… More

NEWS

New Fort Lauderdale office for Esthec

US, Fort Lauderdale. This month, composite deck specialist Esthec has announced that it will open a new office in Fort Lauderdale, which will act as the new base for the brand in America.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

SYDW 2014 Session Highlight: The Newcomers

Sharing their own experience with branching out and starting their own boutique design firms, designers Fiona Diamond and Wayne Parker will host a breakout workshop on 26 June this year at SuperyachtDESIGN Week.… More

STUDIO

The Pastrovich Class

MONACO, Port Hercule. At this year’s Monaco Grand Prix weekend, Pastrovich Studio invited a handful of industry professionals to its office to reveal a new approach to its design process.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Glancy Fawcett sign up to SYD Week!

SuperyachtDESIGN Week is delighted to announce that Kevin Glancy and Jonathan Fawcett have signed up as Silver sponsors for this year’s superyacht design event. As an Artisan Showcase last year, directors Kevin and Jonathan … More

NEWS

Young designers tour Lurssen

For the third year running, Lürssen hosted seven young designers at its shipyard in northern Germany, with the aim of giving these creative minds an opportunity to discuss their designs with experienced experts.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Fit for a King

Aiming to corner the market for 'billionaire boys toys' President and CEO of the Royal Falcon Fleet, Mr M A Zaman will be present for the duration of SuperyachtDESIGN Week this year and deliver a keynote presentation on 25 J… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

SYDW 2014 announce showroom partnerships

We are thrilled to announce the partnership of no less than six showrooms at the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour during this year’s SuperyachtDESIGN Week… More

NEWS

Paszkowski reveals more about Tankoa S693

ITALY, Genoa. Francesco Paszkowski, who is responsible for the design of the recently resurrected Tankoa S693, speaks about re-embarking on the project, and the newly agreed upon interior… More

TENDERS AND TOYS

A classic racer

USA, New York. Due to be launched this summer, Stephens Waring Yacht Design has released images of its latest project, a seven-metre speedboat under construction at Reuben Smith’s Tumblehome Boatshop.… More

EVENTS

Jaguar's fearless design

Jaguar is now in its fourth year at Clerkenwell Design Week and this year sees it come and show off its new F-TYPE Coupé. We speak to Hugo Nightingale, senior designer at Jaguar’s Advanced Design Studio about what keeps… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

SYDW 2014 Session Spotlight: Trend Forecasting with Vripack

Members of the Vripack team will be running a breakout session on 25 June sharing their research with VriThink! and how trend walking can inspire innovation everywhere at this year's SuperyachtDESIGN Week.… More

YACHT

The practical approach

Electrical service manager Piet Roskam calls for a closer look at the basics of a design to ensure the maintenance and upkeep of a vessel can be carried out.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

SYDW 2014 Speaker Spotlight: Jaron Ginton

Full owner of Ginton Naval Architects since 2002, Jaron Ginton will be speaking at SuperyachtDESIGN Week on 25 June on creating a more integrated design space on board.… More

NEWS

Q19 out next week!

UK, London. We are pleased to announce that SuperyachtDesign Q19 will be out next week. This issue is packed with the latest in advanced materials, innovative ideas, concepts and fresh creations from around the world.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

Keeping up with the upkeep

How often is the ease with which a crew can maintain a yacht's interior taken into consideration at the design stage? We hear from the managing director of Adriel Designs about how a holistic approach could ease a crewmember's dut… More

STUDIO

Guy Newton launches new studio

UK, Southampton. After 16 years as a senior designer at Dixon Yacht Design, Guy Newton has left the studio to launch his own, Guy Newton Design.… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

The #SYDWeek Roadshow in Pictures

Yesterday was the first day of the SuperyachtDESIGN Week Roadshow, which saw the team visiting some of the most influencial teams in the industry on the south coast of England. Along with hand delivering scrumptious cupcakes, we t… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

The SuperyachtDESIGN Week Roadshow

This week, Superyacht Events revealed the launch of the SuperyachtDESIGN Week Roadshow! Heading to the south coast on 14 May, London dates have now been announced…… More

PEOPLE

Nature vs nurture

Is the design community doing all it can to embrace and prepare the next generation of yacht designers? We speak to three experienced designers about the topic, and discover what is needed to help new aspiring graduates into the i… More

SUPERYACHT DESIGN WEEK

A sneak peek of SYD Week...

With just over six weeks to go before the second annual SuperyachtDESIGN Week opens its doors from 24-26 June, a preview was held at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour last night to highlight the fantastic opportunities that await.… More

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Phase II of the Linley for Summit collection

Summit has announced the second phase in its partnership with Linley, and welcomes additions to the Linley for Summit range. More

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Stiletto

Together with Oceanco, Ken Freivokh Design has unveiled a new 107m concept called Stiletto at the 2015 Dubai International Bo… More

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