Could solar power be a game changer for sustainable yachting?
“We took what we learned from the racing scene, and implemented it into yacht design,” says co-creative director Marnix Hoekstra. “Sustainability has to be tackled as a design challenge. It’s not enough to just harness this technology and use the innovation, it needs to be beautiful as well.”
Mega Yacht News podcast
Podcast with Joost Mertens, fleet manager for the well-known Dutch naval architecture and design studio Vripack. As Vripack’s fleet manager, Mertens is in constant contact with not just captains, but also owners of megayachts bearing the studio’s naval architecture and engineering expertise. This way, he gets first-hand feedback from them on how their yachts are performing.
Dutch superyacht design studio Vripack has presented an 18.2 metre day boat called Project Hammer.
Nordhavn has confirmed that the third unit of Nordhavn 80 is in production and is due to be completed in October 2021. In their latest renders of the third unit, Nordhavn shares the results of their collaboration with interior designers Vripack, who have created fresh, modern interiors for the new pocket superyacht.
Back in 2018, California-based motoryacht builder Nordhavn formed a partnership with Dutch design firm Vripack, the vision being to enhance its reputation as a luxury expedition yacht brand within Europe.
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