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September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018

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On-Board Comfort

Dear readers,


This new issue is all about feeling comfortable and cozy. Thanks to new technology and innovations, your life on-board can be even better. In this edition, you’ll read about the impressive and flamboyant work of Italian interior designer Piero Lissoni and Sanlorenzo shipyards with the SX88. Also learn about the glowing Dock Building in Vancouver that just won the Special Jury Award of 2018 from the Architectural Institute of British Columbia.


In other topics, find out more about Maersk’s support for the Ocean Cleanup, the world’s first autonomous zero emissions cargo terminal, artificial intelligence in the maritime industry and the latest products present at the Genoa Boat Show.


Happy reading!

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Do you own a superyacht? No? Well, when you finally get one, the C Seed Supermarine will be the TV and sound system you want. The TV is huge (144 or 201 inch), and when you don’t want it there anymore, just push a button, and it will fold up and be swallowed by the floor. It sounds like something out of a James Bond...

Inside the Sanlorenzo SX88 (Credit Sanlorenzo)

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Exterior and interior design are in perfect synergy with Sanlorenzo’s crossover motoryacht, the SX88.   Offering wide, open spaces and expansive glassed surfaces, as well as a GRP hull and carbon fibre superstructure, the Italian shipyard’s 27 m superyacht offers a balance of style, function and flexibility. Massimo...

The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club's Dock Building (Photo credit: MGA)

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The Dock Building in the Canadian city has just won the Special Jury Award of 2018 from the Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC).   Even people who are not at all interested in boats and yachts cannot keep their eyes off the new Royal Vancouver Yacht Club‘s Dock Building. The reason? With its clean,...

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    Øyvind Bordal

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    Kevin Green

    Kevin Green is a Sydney-based yachting journalist who contributes to international boating publications.


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    Formerly editor-in-chief of IHS Maritime, Tony Slinn is an independent maritime journalist.