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 […]
A new yard in Dalian signed the contract for a 48ft cruiser/racer to be build in composite. The Icon 48 is originally an aluminium constructed design and at the moment we’re designing the moulds and a new set of drawings for the composite construction. The goal is to start with a few prototypes and after […]
Trust Yachts signed the contract for building the T-yacht 950 (design 162) in China. This yacht will be build in carbon/epoxy. The T-yacht 950 is a fast cruiser, with 4 berths, a spacious toilet and washing area in front of the mast Portside and starboard are sliding boxes, where it’s possible to install a cooker […]