Vripack - Design Studio - Yacht concepts - M5 - Interior Design - Creating a home at sea - Piet Boon couches

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M5

Light is a visible yet untouchable element in every studio’s interior design. Its aesthetics are deeply rooted in the rich tradition of Dutch design, where experimentation with light is key. As befits a true Dutchman, Vripack playfully combines natural light with an ambient freshness that enhances the beach-house’s atmosphere in the interiors of M5, capturing the exact atmosphere the South American owner’s family loves so much.

PERSONALITY

After carefully balancing the layout of the yacht to various uses during day and night time, Vripack opted for re-used oak from New York warehouses to cover the floors. It provides the yacht with a personality you can not get by using new materials.

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‘Our interiors are all about light, dark and the playful balance in between. So we combined the light sofas, designed by Piet Boon, with a concrete and mat-black steel central staircase.'

MARNIX J. HOEKSTRA – CREATIVE DIRECTOR

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The natural textiles like silk, wool and blends between them, create an understated and original mood. The design team could design and challenge this mood by the use of Virtual Reality. An in-house feature that also gave the family a clear sense of what their future seagoing home will look and feel like.

ALIGNMENT

Just as one prioritizes livability when contemplating a land-based home, so does Vripack when designing yachts. Every aspect of a yacht’s layout, from the placement and proportions of the spaces and the relationships between them to the situation of the stairs, service routes and doors, must fit together coherently and align with its owner’s needs and lifestyle.

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SPECIFICATIONS

Current name M5
Design number 7445
Length 37.70 M
Beam 8.89 M
Draft 2.25 M
Designer Vripack
Naval Architect Vripack
Structural Engineering Vripack
Mechanical Engineering Vripack
Interior Design Vripack
Interior Engineering Vripack
Type of vessel Displacement Motor Yacht
Hull type Displacement
Material Steel /aluminum
Classification Lloyds Register
Engine CAT C-18
Speed (cruising/max) 11 / 14 knots
Fuel capacity 53,000 liters
Freshwater capacity 13,000 liters
Grey / black water capacity 6,700 liters
Owner & Guest 12 persons
Crew 8 persons

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