They may not make it off the drawing board or out of the renderings, but these concepts and designs of grandiose superyachts are definitely eye-catching.
Nouveau is designed by Andy Waugh and was inspired by Art Nouveau movement and artists like Alphonse Mucha and Antoni Gaudi.
Gray Design is exploring the limits of yacht design with the Kraken, a 244-foot catamaran with a matching set of land and sea vehicles. The Kraken is projected to reach 35 knots, and will catch the eye of anyone nearby with its colorful chrome structure.
Komorebi is a concept representing a time when nature is enhanced by the sun’s rays, which perfectly suits the open design of this 282-foot sailing cat. Komorebi is an intriguing combination of a hybrid sailing vessel and power yacht.
This futuristic design by Sea Level Yacht Design and Engineering features a showroom for a car collection.
Revolution measures 147.6 feet LOA with bold plan, from the structure to the interior. Sharp points and diagonal lines are said to give the impression of ancient Greek gods Neptune and Poseidon and create a sense of purpose in her structure.
This “crystalline” project by Fincantieri Yachts Skyback measures just shy of 264 feet and has an interior space designed by Cor D. Rover. The yacht will have six decks and room for 10 guests.
This concept is designed to balance strength, speed and dynamism. Reality features glass floors on each deck and a wellness center with a sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, plunge pool and massage area.
At just over 246 feet LOA, Expedition is designed with two VIP cabins and four guest cabins on the main deck, as well as full helipad and heli-garage. Expedition has a projected cruising speed of 15 knots and a range of 5,000 nautical miles.
Epiphany is a classically designed 426-footer. Seh highlights minimal styling lines and structure and an open layout.
This concept is a refit project based on an existing hull platform. Waugh kept the layout and proportions of the previous design and incorporated his own style and aesthetics to create the Blommendal 65.
Migaloo Submersible Yachts could be the future of yachting. Migaloo has four customizable submersible yacht designs from 236.3 feet to 928.4 feet LOA that could give you the under-sea experience of a lifetime.
The 230-foot power multihull by Nigel Irens Xplore 70 is based on a previous explorer yacht series created by the same team, Ocean Eagle.
This gentle giant by VPLP Design shows even the big yachts can live in harmony with the environment. Manifesto 234 is 234 feet of eco-friendly power and features spacious interior and exterior areas.
The Silver Loft is a military-inspired yacht with an aluminum hull and superstructure. She is projected to have a top speed of 24 knots and will be completed by 2017.
The V+A Superyacht concept focuses on its interior spaces with panoramic views through massive windows.
The Studio at Sea was designed with the idea of living harmoniously with the environment. The focus is on its green technologies that create almost zero emissions: wind power propulsion, solar energy, and hydrogen for power generation.
This concept is designed for long-range cruising, and at 189 feet LOA, the Origin 575 has plenty of room to accommodate 10 people and eight crew comfortably.
This sleek design by Edwin Vandermark is easily recognizable. There is room enough for two helipads, on the bow and the stern, and has three pools on different decks. All 292 feet of the Icon 295 radiates power with its tasteful structure.
The eco-friendly 180-foot Volta 55 took a team of architects, engineers and chemists to create. She was designed by Studio Yacht Design Rotunno Brussolo.
This 216-foot concept for Turquoise Yachts was designed by Nuvolari Lenard. Guest amenities include an elevator, water-level beach club, gymnasium, hammam and outdoor hot tub. See the video here.
The YSV60 Fast Shadow by Marcelo Penna Yachts is a cutting edge design featuring hydrodynamic efficiency, low fuel consumption and high speed. The YSV60 also includes a helicopter landing pad, a collection of tenders and a Eurocopter EC155B1.
At an impressive 164 feet, this Black Cat has a multihull build that makes for less draft and a larger main deck for more entertainment. Construction with light weight material allows for a cruising speed of 25-30+ knots along with lower fuel costs and the ability to cover greater distances than monohulls.
The collaboration with Van Geest Design and Temeloy Advanced Lighting Design has created a concept like no other: a yacht that interacts with its surrounding elements. The hull of the 295-foot Oceano Moonstone will be covered with triangular panels that reflect light during the day, and use solar energy they gather to create a spectacle at night.
Gill Schmid Design has created a 328-foot, globetrotting mega-yacht. The explorer contains a cargo area that is set between two large, circular accommodation areas (called “pods”) with 360-degree views.
Designed by Hareide Design, this 354-foot mega-yacht was developed with nature in mind. There’s a garden surrounding the more than 65-foot pool, and transom that declines into the water called a beach.
The superyacht concept, named Choice, includes a beach with real sand, a stabilized pool, a detachable beach club, a two-person drone and two 82-foot tenders. Choice’s design has five decks and the superyacht does not have a traditional propulsion system.