Isaac Burrough Design is proud to unveil a new 35-meter superyacht concept. The catamaran boasts modern aesthetics with an almost entirely glass superstructure and smart application of solar panels.

The solar panels are integrated into the glass roof on all decks and create a striking graphic feature. The graduated hexagonal cells densely cover the roof of the owner’s cabin allowing natural light to pass through the gaps between the panels while also maintaining privacy.The panels disperse towards the aft to welcome more natural light, creating an open space on the sundeck.

Isaac Burrough comments:
I think a lot of people new to yachting do not realize that the biggest user of diesel on board is not propulsion but electricity production. A lot of research has been made into making solar panels more efficient and I feel that we have reached the point where it has become a viable energy source for yachts, the main challenge now is integrating them in a way that enhances the yachts aesthetics

The honeycomb pattern reflects the catamaran’s connection between nature and engineering, this exquisite superyacht allows its owners and guests to enjoy nature whilst minimizing their emissions footprint. Energy from the 40 square metres of solar cells will supply up to approximately 4kw of power helping to provide the superyacht’s hotel power, this includes electric power for lighting, communication, climate control, and entertainment. Reducing the reliance on conventional diesel generators drastically cuts the catamaran’s fossil fuel consumption and emissions, making it a leading example among other superyachts.

The yacht can accommodate up to ten guests over five luxurious cabins, each with a private ensuite. Four cabins are located on the lower deck, two in each hull. The full beam owner’s cabin is located forward on the main deck giving it panoramic views over the bows of the yacht and also features a large ensuite and a private office. The aft area on the main deck makes full use of the 14m beam creating an open plan layout that has been split into three distinct zones, with two lounges and a dining area.

Accommodation for seven crew is located forward on the lower decks, while the galley and crew mess are both on the main deck. Crew spaces can be accessed through separate entrances located on the side decks, allowing free movement around the ship without disturbing the guests on board.

Accessed via a central staircase from the aft main deck, with separate access for the crew through the bridge, the sun deck is designed around creating a relaxed outdoor living area with unobstructed panoramic views. The space is sheltered from the elements behind one-metre high glass railings and a large canopy, making it the perfect space to relax no matter the weather. A dedicated bar ensures guests are well catered for, and the secondary helm station combined with the yacht’s low draft make it perfect for coastal and inlet cruising. The outlook over the bridge and through the glass skylight can be enjoyed from the elliptical jacuzzi integrated in the forward bulwark, creating the perfect spot stargazing.
For this project, I wanted to further explore the possibilities of the catamaran hull form in the context of a motor yacht. The result is a spacious yacht with great environmental credentials, and it’s own unique visual identity
Isaac Burrough

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