19 April 2014


Cooler decks

THE NETHERLANDS, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht. Esthec has added three new colours to its range of Esthec Lined Sheets. All three contain the same characteristics as the others in its range, but these have been specifically developed to be comfortable underfoot when exposed to high temperatures.

Future technologies

Are innovations like eco solutions, hybrid concepts or advanced materials progressing quickly enough to significantly affect the current superyacht design market? Harley O’Neill, director of SuperyachtME, believes we ar

SYD Week: Material advantages

Alternative materials must surpass traditional materials to guarantee uptake, say designers in the morning session of day two at SuperyachtDESIGN Week

The quiet zone

In SuperyachtDesign Q14, industry representatives commented on whether or not technology ultimately enhances or detracts from the on-board experience for owners and guests. One such technology is the Active Noise Cancelling

The hydrogen powered Pinstripe

SWEDEN, Vargön. While there are tender manufacturers that offer environmentally conscious hybrid propulsion systems, Gray Design has revealed a nine-metre concept with a hydrogen propulsion system called Pinstripe.

Below the waterline

For 15 years the Canadian design studio Bray Yacht Design & Research has been looking into fuel-efficient hull forms and appendages. Patrick Bray explains how, by innovating below the waterline, it is possible to reduce fue

Central command concept

DENMARK, Risskov. Audio-visual specialist, Lantic Entertainment Systems has released a new feature for its cabin control software called Central Command. The addition offers cost and environmentally-efficient benefits to the

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The Aquariva lamp

ITALY, Milan. Yesterday saw the start of the 2014 Milan furniture show and with it came the worldwide premiere of the Aquariva lamp, the first product to come from Riva’s new Home Experience division. More


Vestal Explorer

Setzer Yacht Architects dedicated most of 2013 to developing a new range of designs to present to the market this year. The purpose being to breathe new life into older, long-standing yacht categories, such as those typically found in the US market. Ward Setzer talks us through the studio's 52m Vestal Explorer concept. More


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