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The Best of Yacht Design

The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2021: The Best of Yacht Design



The exterior design was inspired by the way Porsche has incrementally evolved its designs over time. The Z72 is the 3rd, and largest, Zeelander Yachts model to date. It has an S-Shaped deck line, a wide stern and all curved surfaces. By actively involving current owners in the development of new models, we were able to innovate with purpose and find solutions to everyday experiences on the water…

Designer in Profile: Tam Elder – Project Director at H2 Yacht Design

What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms?

Interiors are moving away from traditional ‘yachty’ interiors and towards a residential & minimal feeling with the ability to be flexible using loose furniture. Exterior themes have been moving toward a more ‘explorer’ and purposeful layouts taking into account larger numbers of guest.

Where do you feel yacht and aviation design is going in terms of schemes?

The answer to this is unique to every project and every client. However, when we are asked to produce a ‘spec’ boat we lean toward bold finishes and tones.

The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2020: Winner Recap

The Italian Sea Group – Admiral Tecnomar Winner of The Motor Yacht over 60 Metres (Exterior) Award in The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2020.

M/Y Life Saga contains a strong architectural setting; a reconfiguration of the whole design process so that it could be “architecture oriented”. That concept is expressed either in the general arrangement layout features or in the overall processing of the huge windows and glass walls, mostly sliding and opening to outdoors areas…

The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2021

Applications are now open for The International Design & Architecture Awards 2021.

2021 marks the 11th Anniversary of The International Yacht & Aviation Awards, which promises to identify and reward the world’s best Aviation design. The Awards are recognised as the “premier of the very top class in design, not only with industry professionals, designers but also with VIP clientele. To have a product be judged and recognized by such an esteemed community is extraordinary.”

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