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
Feadship has shared new images of the latest 88.38m Zen (Project 816) in the sea trial on the shipyard’s Facebook page. “One foggy morning on the North Sea... The 88.38-metre Feadship Zen moves peacefully through the water; a beautiful sight even on such a bleak day!” says the shipyard. Zen was launched in December 2020 and is going through its test in the North Sea. Her exterior was designed by Feadship’s very own Studio De Voogt. The five-deck yacht has a large swimming pool at the aft and a jacuzzi on the sun deck. Her interior was made by Nauta Design and FM Architettura. Zen has accommodations for sixteen guests, including the owners, who will be served by twenty-five crew members.Feadship was formed as a group in 1949 as a marketing partnership between six Dutch shipyards, de Vries Lentch, Van de Stadt, Witsen & Vis, Akerboom, De Vries Scheepsbouw and Van Lent Shipyard, and De Voogt Naval Architects. Feadship is well-known as one of the Netherlands’ most elite yacht builders, delivering superyachts from 50–100+ meters in length.Credits: courtesy of Feadship/Facebook
March 5, 2021
Italian shipbuilder Overmarine has shared the video of the new Mangusta Oceano 39. This 39m yacht has three decks, a lot of glass on the superstructure, an infinity pool at the aft and another one at the sundeck. Alberto Mancini stands behind the ‘minal, warm and cosy’ interior design, but they can be customized according to the owner’s wishes. A seaside glass villa, as the shipyards noted, the new fast displacement model of the Mangusta Oceano 39 can reach 21 knots and the displacement version can reach 16 knots. Overmarine Group was founded in 1985 by the Balducci family. The shipyard builds open and displacement power superyachts under the Mangusta and Mangusta Oceanco brand names.Credits: Overmarine
March 5, 2021
Northrop & Johnson has announced the sale of the 35.97m Westport motor yacht Isabella by Yacht Brokers Joe Foggia and Paul Daubner, acting on behalf of the seller. The yacht was launched by her renowned American builder in 1999. After a 2017 refit, the yacht presented beautifully. She boasts impressive interior space and a well-thought-out on-deck layout providing abundant spaces for her new owners and guests to relax and socialize.Isabella’s interior was designed by Pacific Custom Interiors, which created a welcoming and elegant main salon outfitted with bespoke furnishings and seating, a full bar and an entertainment center – all of which was built using the highest quality materials by expert craftsmen. The yacht’s formal dining table is located forward of the main salon. Large windows provide abundant natural light and incredible views.She can accommodate ten guests in five staterooms. The yacht’s master cabin is located on the main deck. It is outfitted with a king bed and an impressive ensuite bathroom with a tub and shower. Four additional staterooms are located below deck, each with an ensuite bathroom. The yacht carries a crew of four in two ensuite crew cabins.The exterior decks of Isabella are stylish and were designed by Anderson Yacht Design. The yacht has a large aft deck and foredeck sunpads. Her flybridge is outfitted with a wet bar, barbecue, jacuzzi and lots of space to unwind.Credits: Northrop & Johnson
March 5, 2021
The German based manufacturer of electric yachts and floating solutions Alva Yachts has signed contracts with environmentally conscious yachting dealers from across the world. Alva Yachts has seen strong interest from dealer partners in Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. However North America is particularly strong. This is driven by incredibly strong consumer demand for luxury solar-powered catamarans.Alva Yachts dealer networkMathias May, Alva Yachts co-founder and managing director“We are very proud to announce our global network and look forward to further growth as a company with newly gained partners all over the world”, says Mathias May, Alva Yachts co-founder and managing director.Dennis de Roos, Alva Yacht’s Interim Commercial DirectorDennis de Roos (Alva Yacht’s Interim Commercial Director) says: “The main focus is on the growth of the Company and network expansion, with the implementation of a strong dealer structure around the world. To support this mission, the Alva management has established very important partnerships with distributors and dealers in the key yachting areas of the world, where electric and emission-free sea travel has become a key requirement.”Alva Yachts OE60Alva Yachts was founded in Germany in early 2020 by Mathias May and Holger Henn. It was built on the former PICA yachts, which launched more than 40 boats. May brings with him many years’ experience in boatbuilding, and is managing director of a new company based in Bad Pyrmont, Germany. Henn, on the other hand, is a celebrated yacht designer with numerous award-winning designs from 26ft to 82ft under his belt. He has taken on the role of CEO of Alva Yachts.Credits: Alva Yachts
March 4, 2021
Steven Kozloff has announced the new explorer project Arctic Owl in his Goliath Series. The 61m Arctic Owl is fast, light, has a shallow draft and features a helicopter hangar.The U-Boat Worx NEMO submarine can be accommodated in the garage. The submarine’s easy launch and recovery system is Kozloff’s most recent invention. She also has a separate dedicated garage for the tenders, both port and starboard, resulting in an effortless launch and recovery system. Arctic Owl has two aft cranes to load and off-load research equipment.The Arctic Owl can accommodate up to ten guests and six crew members. She features two master cabins with panoramic views, forward and aft, and has four additional rooms that can accommodate two guests each.There is a generously sized spa, swimming pool, and lounging area at the bow. The Arctic Owl cruises at 16 knots for 6,000 nautical miles. Credits: Steven Kozloff
March 4, 2021