A guide to yacht design: Past, present and future

Although any spectacular superyacht will need to ‘wow’ upon arrival in ports and marinas worldwide, the design process encompasses much more than its façade. A yacht designer must work not only to create something innovative in terms of design, fitting the client’s brief, they must work to comfortably accommodate those living and working on board, all the while keeping up with the industry’s ever changing design rules and regulations.

Yachting Pages investigates past, present and future design trends and materials within the superyacht sector, and details the ways to forge a harmonious working relationship with your yacht designer for a successful project.

Heesen Yachts virtual reality headsets lined upThe future of virtual reality in superyacht design

With virtual reality becoming increasingly popular with the superyacht set, what are the possibilities for superyacht design? Yachting Pages speaks to a range of industry experts to discuss the popularity of this technology, and what the future may hold.

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Motor yacht Madame Gu underway with helicopter World-renowned luxury yacht designers

Where would the superyacht industry be without the great yacht designers of the industry? While we are blessed with many talented superyacht designers and design studios, each with their own enviable inspirations and signature styles, we cannot mention them all. Yachting Pages presents some of the world’s great luxury yacht designers, listing them from A to Z.

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Superyacht Solange by Lurssen by day. Image Klaus Jordan. The best superyacht design features uncovered

Yachting Pages investigates some of the most unique and innovative superyachts on the planet. Many structural design elements remain consistent throughout the industry, but it’s the luxury extras that make all the difference; from glass staircases to customs gyms designed by Usain Bolt.

Discover the best superyacht design features

The Futuristic Lobanov Star Superyacht ConceptThe future of superyacht design

Working at the heart of the superyacht industry, yacht designers often face an uphill battle when it comes to altering the face of yacht design. Predicting the future of yacht design is therefore a difficult challenge, with uncertainties about which concepts will make it to construction, and which will be thwarted by owner or classification society, but the signs of change are upon us. 

Read about the future of superyacht design

Oculus Yacht superyach concept by Schopfer DesignWorking harmoniously with your yacht designer

The realisation that a superyacht dream is soon set to become reality is an exciting time for any yacht owner, as he/she works to find a design and build team who can interpret the vision. But what makes a good designer a great designer? Yachting Pages details the factors to picking an accomplished yacht designer.

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Superyachts lined up at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show in Port HerculesSuperyacht design trends at the 2016 Monaco Yacht Show

The Monaco Yacht Show is a favoured opportunity for yacht designers and builders to unveil exciting concept designs and new launches to the industry. This year, the show welcomed some 34,000 visitors to marvel at some of the industry’s leading innovations and influential designs.

Read superyacht design trends round-up

 

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Yacht Design Guide: Present and Future

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A guide to yacht design: Past, present and future

Although any spectacular superyacht will need to ‘wow’ upon arrival in ports and marinas worldwide, the design process encompasses much more than its façade. A yacht designer must work not only to create something innovative in terms of design, fitting the client’s brief, they must work to comfortably accommodate those living and working on board, all the while keeping up with the industry’s ever changing design rules and regulations.

Yachting Pages investigates past, present and future design trends and materials within the superyacht sector, and details the ways to forge a harmonious working relationship with your yacht designer for a successful project.

Heesen Yachts virtual reality headsets lined upThe future of virtual reality in superyacht design

With virtual reality becoming increasingly popular with the superyacht set, what are the possibilities for superyacht design? Yachting Pages speaks to a range of industry experts to discuss the popularity of this technology, and what the future may hold.

Read about virtual reality in yacht design

Motor yacht Madame Gu underway with helicopter World-renowned luxury yacht designers

Where would the superyacht industry be without the great yacht designers of the industry? While we are blessed with many talented superyacht designers and design studios, each with their own enviable inspirations and signature styles, we cannot mention them all. Yachting Pages presents some of the world’s great luxury yacht designers, listing them from A to Z.

View luxury yacht designers list

Superyacht Solange by Lurssen by day. Image Klaus Jordan. The best superyacht design features uncovered

Yachting Pages investigates some of the most unique and innovative superyachts on the planet. Many structural design elements remain consistent throughout the industry, but it’s the luxury extras that make all the difference; from glass staircases to customs gyms designed by Usain Bolt.

Discover the best superyacht design features

The Futuristic Lobanov Star Superyacht ConceptThe future of superyacht design

Working at the heart of the superyacht industry, yacht designers often face an uphill battle when it comes to altering the face of yacht design. Predicting the future of yacht design is therefore a difficult challenge, with uncertainties about which concepts will make it to construction, and which will be thwarted by owner or classification society, but the signs of change are upon us. 

Read about the future of superyacht design

Oculus Yacht superyach concept by Schopfer DesignWorking harmoniously with your yacht designer

The realisation that a superyacht dream is soon set to become reality is an exciting time for any yacht owner, as he/she works to find a design and build team who can interpret the vision. But what makes a good designer a great designer? Yachting Pages details the factors to picking an accomplished yacht designer.

Read working harmoniously with your yacht designer

Superyachts lined up at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show in Port HerculesSuperyacht design trends at the 2016 Monaco Yacht Show

The Monaco Yacht Show is a favoured opportunity for yacht designers and builders to unveil exciting concept designs and new launches to the industry. This year, the show welcomed some 34,000 visitors to marvel at some of the industry’s leading innovations and influential designs.

Read superyacht design trends round-up

 

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