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Superyacht Design Symposium, Palm Beach, 24-25 October 2011

The Superyacht Design Symposium draws some of the biggest names in the industry for lively interactive debate regarding the prevalent issues in superyacht design. This year’s edition takes place on 24 and 25 October in Palm Beach in the United States.

Below are highlights of the key topics that will be discussed at the 2011 edition:

The use of glass on superyachts: how the boundaries are being pushed, what technologies are available and how glass can be used as a construction material.

Designing and building a bespoke superyacht: how potential owners can successfully brief a designer and how to design a yacht that delivers expectations.

Moving towards a greener yacht: in an ever developing desire to be more environmentally friendly, this topic focuses on advancements in lithium ion technology, LED lighting, sustainable wood, paint technology, waste reduction and how each of these elements have had a positive impact on green credentials.

Tenders: how they influence and constrain the design of a yacht.

Maritime labour convention: how things currently stand and what the future holds.

Refitting superyachts: the challenges, possibilities and advantages of rebuilding an existing yacht.

Innovation: the influences of great design and how future trends could impact on yacht design.

Designing beyond the superyacht: a designer’s perspective on working on a yacht over 130m in length.

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