42m catamaran concept Solar Dream

Dennis Ingemansson and Ned Ship Group have partnered regarding superyacht.

Dennis Ingemansson and Ned Ship Group, known because of their use solar energy and zero emission yachts, have actually revealed plans for Solar Dream, a 42-metre catamaran.

Designed for today’s yacht owner, it places efficiency towards the top along with convenience. Made to be environmental, it comes with a 360 square metre solar cellular area as well as a hybrid propulsion solution with extra e-engines for efficient cruising.

Solar Dream

The catamaran hull type provides a wide beam of 12.5-metres, while the roomy 580 square metre inside accommodates ten visitors in three visitor cabins and a dual owner’s suite and this can be merged upon demand.

Solar Dream

Couach unveils five brand new ranges

Among the new designs is really a 38-metre explorer yacht and a 26-metre flybridge yacht created by Espen Øino.

The Lounge Collection, produced by in-house Couach designer Clément Carbonne, exemplifies modern adventure in three semi-displacement explorer models: a 35-metre, a 38-metre (shown above and below) plus 42-metre. “With the bold lines, high freeboard and protected hull of the robust explorer yacht, the Lounge Collection marries convenience and luxury utilizing the character of adventure,” the garden claims.


Couach is collaborating with Espen Øino on three new yacht lines – the Timeless Collection of 20-40-metre quick flybridge yachts, the Super Sport Collection of 20-40-metre open yachts, plus the Super Yacht assortment of customized yachts over 40 metres. The very first associated with designs is really a 26.2-metre fast flybridge model (two renderings that are shown below) through the Timeless Collection. The yacht can carry up to 12 people and three team. It really is projected to attain top speeds of 30 knots and cruise at 23 knots, running on double V12 MANs. The yeard says it’s going to be followed closely by as much as five models in the same design aesthetic.


“It is a privilege and an honour become working together with this kind of prestigious name as Espen Øino for three regarding the brand new Couach yacht lines. Once I met Espen, we felt he and his group had been completely matching our culture, our style and our fantasy for Couach. The Timeless and Super Sport models offer a rare chance to buy an Espen Øino-designed yacht inside size range. About the Super Yacht range, there are numerous exciting ways our abilities and capabilities will combine to generate a truly exceptional superyacht.”


“When creating the appearance for the Timeless Collection, we wished to draw upon the historically strong identification that Couach had between the 1970s and 1990s, and also to recreate something which was distinctive and immediately recognisable with strong, meaningful lines. Even though this brand new design is very elegant, it reflects the severe purpose of Couach’s non-yachting vessels,” claims Espen Øino. “With an inferior yacht, you need to be more self-disciplined within design work, and make it more purposeful; every centimetre counts. It is as exciting – if not more exciting – than creating a really large superyacht since you can individually relate simpler to the vessel. You can imagine your self enjoying being on board, including driving the yacht.”

The fifth and final line, the Mediterranean Collection, comprises 13, 15 and 17-metre tenders and chase-boats.

Perini Navi drawings show exciting new 47m model

The 47-metre superyacht is a welcome addition towards the sailing fleet.

The latest design from Italian garden Perini Navi is for a sleek 47-metre sloop. The style carries a flybridge and an elegant stern whoever deck cascades down to water degree because of a split-level deck and minimalist steps.

Designed in-house by the Italian garden, performance and innovation perform a vital role inside development associated with the 47-metre yacht, by having a 2,315 square metre sail plan running on the famous below-deck Perini captive winches and furling systems.

Perini Navi 47

A fly-by-wire steering system ensures a smooth and responsive time during the helm, while a forward thinking keel concept permits the draft to drop to 3.9m from 9.5m for squeezing into shallow anchorages or marinas.

Perini Navi 47

Accommodation is for eight guests across four staterooms regarding the reduced deck, including a complete beam owner’s suite with adjacent research. LY3 compliant, she runs with eight crew.

Perini Navi 47

Admiral 575: Ready for adventure

The Admiral venture 575 is just a steel-and-aluminium 74-metre explorer yacht with creature conveniences to match its battle-ready seaworthiness.

In create at Italian Sea Group could be the Admiral 575 explorer yacht, with an expected launch in 2018. The designer associated with yacht has yet become announced. “The strange outside design hides a balanced mix of comfortable interior and typical practical needs of long-range cruises. We wanted to reproduce the comfort and intimacy of the property, which will let the owner to reside on board for good portion of the season,” the yard states.

Admiral 575

The yacht’s inside makes the absolute most associated with the yacht’s 12.9-metre beam inside guest spaces. Unusually, the key deck is given to the owner, with over 300 square metres of area. The owner’s suite is aft, leading to a lounge area another cabin in the bow. Additionally in the deck actually news space, boasting a 119in TV display screen.

Admiral 575

The key visitor spaces are on top of the deck and can include a panoramic observation lounge within bow. On the reduced deck there are the five guests cabins plus cabin the owner’s entourage. From here, there’s direct access on wide beach club also to the spa, which features a terrace overlooking the sea. There exists a further VIP regarding connection deck.

Admiral 575

We’ven’t seen the inside renderings yet, but the garden claims it’ll have “the classic taste and the elegant environment typical of timeless yachts, however with some sober modernity”.

Admiral 575

The Admiral 575 can also be built with a helipad built to accommodate an Agusta Grande bird with a below-deck hangar and refuelling capability. A unique extra feature is really a specific cabin and office the helicopter pilot.

Admiral 575

The yacht comes with two twin-diesel 32ft Rupert Marine tenders, that are kept in the main deck aft in dedicated tender bays. The Admiral 575 is likely to be Lloyd’s certified EMEA ID Ice Class.

“Project 575 is a superb accomplishment when it comes to technology. Our company is pleased with this construction and so are confident she’ll be considered a standard inside her category. She actually is a yacht by having a unique style that may attract attention in almost every port,” states Giuseppe Taranto, CEO and worldwide product sales director associated with Italian Sea Group.

200 times to get until the first America’s Cup match – what are the results next?

The countdown is ticking until the very first match race of this 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda – but before then the six teams have a busy routine of qualifiers, new ships to launch and bases to open.

The initial match battle between your challenger and defenders Oracle Team USA begins on 17 June, 2017, just 200 days away. Between occasionally each group needs to introduce their AC50 racing design, and compete in Louis Vuitton America’s Cup ’round robins’, which begin on 26 May. Land Rover BAR, Groupama France and Emirates Team New Zealand also need to set up complete group bases in Bermuda. A pretty complete to-do list for the following couple of months then.

Brand new year, new boats

The teams are allowed to introduce their AC50s no earlier than 150 days prior to the start of Qualifiers, therefore by late December or early January we expect to begin to see the new America’s Cup course AC50s launched in Bermuda as the build-up to the Cup in June begins in earnest. These new catamarans, although over 20ft shorter versus ships found in the 2013 America’s Cup, remain two times as effective and significantly more advanced. The technology and cruising strategies will be a real step-up.

The new boats have actually cockpits in which crew can crouch straight down, reducing windage, and skippers will have settings round the tires with that they can modify the angle of attack of foils. There was limited freedom inside design regarding the boards, so teams went through considerable development to try and guarantee the proper selection for various wind conditions.

A brand new section of considerable development has been around the aerodynamics of the 77ft wingsail. The style guideline determines decoration, not what goes on to it under power – or in other words, its fold and deflection.

Like, Land Rover BAR happens to be using input from Jaguar Land Rover engineers, making use of finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software. They analyse the deformed shapes associated with the wing under various conditions, re-analyse the aerodynamic properties in CFD, then loop back to see how this new shape will distort, before re-checking how that brand new shape performs at every rib of framework. This is the same technology Land Rover use to always check exactly how their vehicles will answer high motorway speeds or rough roadways. The software can analyse 80 million computational cells in each test.

“This is complex work in the fine grain for the wing’s performance,” responses Andy Claughton, Land Rover BAR’s chief technology officer. “We are also seeing how a Clysar – the film covering the wing – distorts, and exactly how that impacts the speed of this motorboat.”

By the time teams are racing against each other in the qualifiers, their ships are going to be sailing at 3 x the rate of wind – more or less 3.5 tonnes of device travelling at 85kph. They’ll be in a position to foil in six knots of true wind, making around 20 knots.


Land Rover BAR are applying strategies found in the motoring industry to their America’s Cup design program ©Land Rover BAR

Bonus points carried to Bermuda

Sir Ben Ainslie’s British challenging team Land Rover BAR sealed the America’s Cup World Series total win once they won the last occasion of this series, held in Fukuoka, Japan in November. Land Rover BAR won its 4th World Series event having a competition to spare, that also earned the team the overall World Series triumph. This gives the British team a two-point benefit going to the next round robin phase. The defender, Oracle Team United States Of America, completed 2nd in the World Series overall, and in addition received one bonus point.

Therefore, what are the results next? All six groups, including the defender, Oracle Team USA, now race one another twice inside round robin Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers, which start 26 might, 2017 in Bermuda. The very last put team is eliminated at the conclusion with this stage, as the remaining four challengers compete the directly to contest the Cup in the semi-finals and last of Louis Vuitton Challenger Playoffs.



Land Rover BAR skippered by Sir Ben Ainslie won the Louis Vuitton Americas Cup World Series overall when they took beginning in Japan earlier this month