Top 10 superyacht concepts that made the buzz in 2019

Here are the 10 superyacht concepts unveiled in 2019. Real projects or simple design exercises, unusual architecture or contemporary design, there is something for everyone.

Valkyrie

Valkyrie is a 229 m long and 30 m wide superyacht, designed by the South Korean designer Chulhun Park, as part of his graduation project at the Royal College of Art in London. This design starts from an existing trimaran hull - developed and patented by the Monegasque builder Palmer Johnson Yachts, but proposes a totally imaginary superstructure with tortuous shapes.

Mixing private and public spaces, Valkyrie will accommodate 52 guests in 26 cabins and 92 crew members in 46 cabins. One deck will be entirely reserved for the owner and its average speed will be 25 knots.

Spectral

Spectral 50 is a steel and aluminium exploration superyacht will be built at the Dutch shipyard Bloemsma & Balk for 2023. This 164-foot (49.99 m) long superyacht has three impressive decks with a huge exterior surface area: 145 m2 of terrace on the main deck, 40 m2 on the upper deck and 75 m2 of flybridge. The perfect life in the middle of air?!

Royal Falcon One

The Royal Falcon One is a 41.5 m catamaran designed by the Porsche Design studio. Ten years after his order - in 2009 then! - it's just been launched. Its daring design as well as the studio that designed it are likely to make people talk... The specifications are simple, the boat must look like a "naval spaceship" and must be a catamaran. The idea is to create a surface area equivalent to that of a 210-foot monohull, all on a 135-foot catamaran.

Aqua

Aqua is the latest superyacht concept from Sinot Yacht Architecture & Design. The 112-metre superyacht will run on hydrogen or fuel cells - one of the cleanest fuels to use, but also one of the most expensive because it is complex to implement.

Caronte

It's going to take an open mind to appreciate - or not appreciate - this next concept. Caronte is a 200-foot superyacht inspired by the pirate ships that sailed the seas in the 17th century. If it's a fun idea, I'm not sure that this bold concept will ever see the light of day. Indeed, the architecture leaves some doubts about feasibility..

MC155Tri

After the superyacht trimaran Adastra - with a length of 42.5 m - McConaghy Boats is building the MC155Tri a 46.8-metre superyacht by German Frers. This giant trimaran has been designed to sail around the world in the greatest comfort.

SY300

The SY300 is a 90 m long sailing megayacht designed for performance and designed by the French naval architect Philippe Briand. Inspired by racing yachts, the ketch has a contemporary hull with an inverted bow, a waterline length of 78 m and a beam of 14 m, which houses three spacious decks.

Fata Morgana

George Lucian is a designer based in Monaco who likes to try his hand at designing unusual superyachts. After "Dare To Dream", a superyacht transporting a balloon, or the Origami Sailing Yacht, a sailboat design inspired by the art of paper folding, he unveils the MY Fata Morgana ...designed to take advantage of climate change.

Inveni

Sichterman Yachts is based in the Netherlands and is about to launch the Inveni an 18-metre-long aluminium yacht with the Hull Vane system, a fixed aft hull spoiler that reduces fuel consumption by approximately 20%. Unlike luxury yacht yards, where custom fitting-out is very expensive, Sichterman has decided to offer a fixed layout, available in 3 versions. This system will make it possible on the one hand to offer a more attractive fixed price, but also to offer faster construction.

Hodor

Hodor is a 77 m catamaran designed to accompany one of the largest superyachts in the world. This all-aluminum support boat has all the nautical equipment you need to have fun on the water and a design that is both luxurious and sophisticated.

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