Last July we got a new order for a 60ft aluminium sailing yacht. The project will be done for a dutch client and the boat will be built in the Netherlands.
We’re finishing the design of a new 20ft sailing boat for the Chinese market. The boat will be built in polyester. The end of August the production of the moulds will start. As soon as we’ve the final drawings, we will publish these.
This week, we completed the contracts for the design and building of two aluminum Orion 49’s. The hull construction will take place at Alubouw Fryslan in Franeker. The Orion 49 is a smaller version of the Orion 54, with the same layout and appearance. The second Orion 49 will have a different deck, another cockpit and another interior.
Mid-April, a student of bachelor study Industrial Design at the University of Twente began an internship by Satellite Yacht Design, regarding the design of a ‘Concept Yacht’. The student has chosen for a small yacht and it will be similar as a ‘concept car’ from the automotive industry. It means that, she wants to make a futuristic […]
On April 25th 2015, K&M Yachtbuilders in Makkum organize an open day. During the day you can visit several yachts built by K&M and there are two presentations at 12.00 and 14.00hr. Jeremy Wyatt of The World Cruising Club will give a presentation about the beauty of sailing in Scotland, as part of the Malt […]
During our visit to China last week, we completed some orders for a 48ft aluminium sailing yacht, in Shanghai we saw the new T-yacht 950, we did a presentation in the yacht club about how to choose a sailing yacht and we got an order for a refit for a 37ft sailing yacht in Hangzhou. […]
The last months we invested a lot of time, money and energy in new design programs. The last ten years we designed a lot of yachts with the same tools. First we changed from surface modelling to solid modelling. Both are 3d tools, but the solid modelling corresponds more closely to the 3d printing and […]