Designers Dimitris Hadjidimos and Bill Dixon joined Justin Ratcliffe on stage for a Q&A on the much-lauded 'emerging markets'. With these markets yet to show any real potential, they discussed what need to be done to make yachting appeal to their UHNWIs.
The first afternoon of SuperyachtDESIGN Week gave the audience the opportunity to scrutinise a series of innovations. The viability of AV and glass applications was assessed, and the Vrithink! philosophy was also analysed in a brainstorming session to end the day.
The first keynote from day two of SuperyachtDESIGN Week saw Awlgrip's Ken Hickling and Wild Group's Greg Hoar assess the potential for using alternative coating types to optimise the unique elements of a superyacht's design.
Two Q&A sessions, featuring some of the world's most respected design minds, concluded that the processed can be greatly improved by nurturing the creative relationship with the client, and educating them on the wealth of opportunities available to them.
John Leonida and Elena Cristofori brainstormed the contractual problems the assembled designers face protecting intellectual property.
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Eminent architect and designer, Rabih Hage, opened SuperyachtDESIGN week by urging the yacht designers to make interiors more exciting. The session launches a rich and varied rosta of speakers in design at London's Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour. More
The event saw around eighty guests enjoy free berthing and entertainment at the marina's new beach club and infinity pool. More
OmniAccess says it is now ready to roll out an enhanced high-bandwidth service for superyachts after tests of its new iDX 3.2 software based satellite communications network reached excellent rates under test. More
Although MCA ratification, which will bring in line the Red Ensign Group of registers, has been on the cards, it has not yet been confirmed. The MCA has stated now, however, that it will ratify before 20 August. More
The IMO Symposium on the Future of Ship Safety has called for a 'wholesale' review of safety regulations of passenger ships. Superyacht industry argue this is a chance for specific regulations to be made for superyachts, with problems in administration and operation caused by inheriting rules for ships. More
SuperyachtNews.com speaks with Christian Bakewell of Merle Wood & Associates for his view on the current market. More
Sunreef and other yachting and luxury brands from Poland took over the waterfront of Gdańsk's Hilton Hotel on 7 June. It was the first in a series of events planned on the Hainan model. More
Following last month's forum organisers have already scheduled the next one. The event attended by upwards of 650 delegates is vital in forming Greece's strategies in sea tourism including in yachting and cruise industries. More
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