SuperyachtNews.com – Fleet – Feadship’s ‘Slice’ is the standout concept at MYS
, 2022-10-04 11:36:22,
Slice is an incredibly ambitious and thought-provoking concept that avoids design trends, but is it really feasible?
Superyacht concepts are typically either really boring and uninspiring or completely outlandish and offensively unrealistic. Very rarely does the industry bear witness to something that walks the tightrope of being pretty awesome but also actually quite feasible. With that being said, Feadship’s eleventh concept named ‘Slice’, which was revealed at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, manages to do just that. Unlike most superyachts, the exterior design doesn’t resemble a wedding cake or a Nike sneaker, and although it would surely be a very expensive and challenging project, Feadship is adamant that they have the resources to build it if the right client came along.
The concept is 85m in length and it tackles one of the biggest owner grievances in yacht design – long hallways, dark interiors and stacked living spaces. The standout feature is the glass strip running entirely from bow to stern which allows for natural light to filter in through multiple decks. The strip is not just made out of glass, but rather glass overlaying a structural framework.
Another impressive feature of Slice is the 10-metre-long pool designed using data science. Often used to determine hull efficiency, comfort at sea and at anchor calculations, the design team for this project opted to embrace data science to define the pool’s shape and placement of…
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