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HAMILTON BY GREEN MARINE SAILS ONTO THE SHORTLIST

To enter The International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013 please contact – awards@design-et-al.co.uk   Green Marine’s Hamilton (30.5 metres) is set to compete for the Sailing Yacht 20-40 metres Award at the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013.   Naval architect studio Judel/vrolijk & Co was appointed by the owner in late 2010 to design what would be the first of the exciting new WallyCento class from Wally Yachts.  The owner was determined that Hamilton should be extremely competitive on

MY VICKY REACHES THE IY&A AWARDS SHORTLIST

MY Vicky, submitted by H2 Yacht Design, is the latest design to reach the shortlist of The International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013 (enter here).   The 72.6m yacht, built by Proteksan Turquoise, is based on her sister Talisman’s well proven platform in terms of hull and performance. However, her superstructure has been specifically designed for the owner from scratch. Her modern and sleek look is expressed through timeless lines, with a spacious atmosphere inside.   The interior and exterior

DESIGNER IN PROFILE: José Rui Marcelino

Almadesign recently reached the shortlist for The IY&A Awards 2013 (enter here) with LIFE Project, an innovative new aircraft cabin concept.   Here, José Rui Marcelino, Design Manager at Almadesign, reveals his approach to design.   Name: José Rui Marcelino Company: Almadesign Position within company: Design Manager Website: www.almadesign.pt   . What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms?   We work in a number of different fields, including transport, product and interior design. Aircraft and

SHORTLISTED: IWANA

Shortlisted for the Concept over 50 Metres Award at this year’s International Yacht and Aviation Awards 87m Iwana by McDiarmid Yacht & Design represents a fresh and innovative approach to superyacht styling.   Read our interview with Alex McDiarmid here.   While maintaining a classic bow, the main superstructure takes its form an unusual inspiration -the head of a water dragon. Similarly, the decks and communication tower are inspired by the dorsal crests of the mythical animal. Similar to panoramic

NIRVANA REACHES THE SHORTLIST

Nirvana is the latest yacht to reach the shortlist of The International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013 (to apply, email: awards@design-et-al.co.uk).   Submitted by Sam Sorgiovanni Designs, responsible for both the interior and exterior styling, the Oceanco build is currently available to purchase through Edmiston.   Here, Sam Sorgiovanni reveals the thought process behind his approach to designing the impressive build:   “The client’s brief was very clear, ‘create the most impressive yacht of its type’. A huge challenge when

DESIGNER IN PROFILE: LUKE HAWES, DIRECTOR AT PRIESTMANGOODE

Priestmangoode recently reached the shortlist for the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013. Their stunning cabin for TAM Airlines (click to view) will compete for the First Class Cabin Award. To enter the awards, email  awards@design-et-al.co.uk   Name: Luke Hawes Company: Priestmangoode Position within company: Director Website: www.priestmangoode.com   . What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? We are seeing increased integration of technology within the design of interior environments. The prominence of smartphones and

THE ALPHA 76′ FLYBRIDGE REACHES THE SHORTLIST

To enter the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013, email  awards@design-et-al.co.uk or visit www.thedesignawards.co.uk/yachtandaviation/enter-the-awards.html   The Alpha 76’ Flybridge, built by Cheoy Lee Shipyards and showcasing the interior styling of Luiz de Basto alongside the naval architecture and exterior styling of Michael Peters, is the latest build to reach the shortlist for The International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013.   The boat made her debut at the 2012 Ft. Lauderdale Show and is built upon the same Michael Peters designed

DESIGNER IN PROFILE: ALEX McDIARMID

  British-born, French-based multi-disciplinary designer Alex McDiarmid is the founder of McDiarmid Yacht & Design. Alex has worked with some of the leading names in yacht design across the UK, France and Italy, including Gilles Vaton, Philippe Briand and Tony Castro. This week, the design team reached the shortlist for the Concept Design over 50 Metres Award with MY Iwana. We look forward to sharing some images and information on the 85-metre project very shortly. In the meantime, we take

SHORTLISTED: MANGUSTA 165 #07 BY OVERMARINE GROUP

The International Yacht and Aviation Awards will be celebrated at the Dorchester hotel, London, on Friday 19 April 2013. The Mangusta 165 #07 is the latest yacht to reach the shortlist in the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2013.           Completed at the Viareggio yard, she boasts a stunning interior by Overmarine Group’s design department. Overmarine Group was also responsible for the exterior styling, along with Stefano Righini   At 49.9 metres, Mangusta 165 takes the

UNVEILED: THE NEW SUNREEF 90 ULTIMATE

Following the shortlist success of the 70 Sunreef Power and the Sunreef 114 at the International Yacht and Aviation Awards 2012, Sunreef Yachts has unveiled its latest concept.   The Sunreef 90 ULTIMATE follows the introduction of the Sunreef 80 in 2010 and the Sunreef 75 in 2011.   The innovative project took more than 6 months for the design team to finalize. The Sunreef 90 ULTIMATE is a very light carbon, high-performance oriented superyacht (light displacement is only 55

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