The Triton

Where in the World

Latest Vitruvius design released

ADVERTISEMENT

Designs for M/Y Acquaintance, a 105m project from Oceanco and designer Philippe Briand, were unveiled at the Monaco show in mid-September. Designed as part of Briand’s Vitruvius brand, the PYC-compliant yacht is designed to be 20 percent more fuel efficient than other motoryachts her size.

Briand’s Vitruvius Yachts design company uses the Briand Optimized Stretched (BOS) hull design, which is based on the ethos of “ideal proportion” seen in Leonardo Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man. The increased efficiency reduces operational costs, extends cruising range and minimizes emissions, the company said in a statement. Three Vitruvius-designed yachts have been delivered: the 50m M/Y Exuma, the 55m Galileo G and the 73m M/Y Grace E, all built in collaboration with Picchiotti (Perini Navi Group).

Share This Post

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

Editor’s Picks

Triton Expo is Oct. 12

Mid-October is time for The Triton’s biggest event of the year, our fall Triton Expo. This year, we’ve gathered about 50 businesses to …

Women just do their jobs in yachting; rooming, agencies and hiring could improve

Women just do their jobs in yachting; rooming, agencies and hiring could improve

When we decided to gather a group of women for a Triton From the Bridge lunch, it sounded like a great idea, but as soon as we all sat …

Doors, power, access surprise firefighters and crew in yacht training

Doors, power, access surprise firefighters and crew in yacht training

As part of the fire team on M/Y Archimedes, Bosun Max Haynes knows how to fight fire onboard the 222-foot (68m) Feadship. But he was …

Crew Unlimited and ICT in Ft. Lauderdale join with Bluewater in Europe

Crew Unlimited and ICT in Ft. Lauderdale join with Bluewater in Europe

Crew, employees, industry expect opportunities as European and U.S. companies partner to expand yacht crew training, …

Events