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Top Five Coolest Concepts of 2021

As we look back on the superyacht industry over the last year, it is safe to say that there has been no shortage of inspiration amongst the world’s leading designers. Innovative new technologies and experimentation with functionality of vessels have been reoccurring themes in many of the designs, reflecting the topics discussed by industry leaders in Superyachts.com's upcoming Top100 documentary. Here, we share our top five coolest concepts of 2021…

Top Five Coolest Concepts of 2021
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The A Group Announces 115m Explorer Concept APEX

The newest collaborative project between The A Group and Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven was announced during the Monaco Yacht Show this year, based on the concept ‘without limits’. This extraordinary motto has been the inception of an impressive full custom 115m yacht concept, Project APEX. An explorer yacht that emulates the true meaning of explorer; no area is too remote or too rough for APEX. 

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Exclusive: The A Group Unveils Revolutionary 80m Superyacht Comete

The A Group is one of those select names in superyacht design synonymous with a long-held tradition of world-class craftsmanship. But what is its secret to staying on top? In an exclusive new video produced and edited by Superyachts.com, we unveil the fully developed 80m Comete project. With a nod to The A Group’s unique roots in construction expertise, take a closer look at how this world famous design studio has adapted to the future generation.

Exclusive: The A Group Unveils Revolutionary 80m Superyacht Comete
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Cecil Wright & Partners Sells 52.8m Oceanco SUNRISE

Boutique brokerage Cecil Wright & Partners proudly announced the sale of 52.8m Oceanco SUNRISE earlier today. Listed at an asking price of €14,500,000, Cecil Wright and Merle Wood represented the seller and Hans Van Doornmalen of Edmisten introduced the buyer and the buyer's representative Martyn Worms of Camberley International.

Cecil Wright & Partners Sells 52.8m Oceanco SUNRISE
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SY Interviews: The Brief of a Naval Architect

The underrated and highly complex brief of a naval architect is to bring together all of the various, oftentimes conflicting, processes and people necessary to bring a new build to life. Yet exactly what a naval architect does, how this differs to the job of a designer and how this aligns with our industry’s growing trends, remains shrouded in mystery for many. We talked face-to-face (or screen-to-screen) with some of the biggest names in the sector to uncover just what naval architecture means to the men and women behind the desks.

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The A Group On The Evolution Of Yacht Layouts

During discussions with various clients, the A Group - naval architects behind the 101m superyacht I Dynasty - have taken the client consensus that superyacht layouts can be complex, with numerous repeated spaces which are rarely used. The A470 is a new concept by The A Group which bucks the trend in terms of interior arrangement.

The A Group On The Evolution Of Yacht Layouts