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Scaletta Plug&Play, glamour in limited edition di Tubes

November 4, 2018 Leave a comment

Il glamour in limited edition della nuova finitura color oro

Raffinata e seducente come una Marlene Dietrich contemporanea, Scaletta Plug&Play di Tubes, nella nuova finitura limited edition color oro, ha quell’allure glamour “senza tempo” che non passa inosservata.

Progettata da Elisa Giovannoni per Tubes e presentata per la prima volta nel 2014, Scaletta negli anni ha continuato ad appassionare tutti gli amanti del calore di design, grazie alla sua forma originale, iconica, che si discosta da quella tradizionale di uno scaldasalviette, ma al tempo stesso familiare, immediata, che non ha bisogno di presentazioni.
Oggetto nomade e versatile, proposto con alimentazione elettrica, Scaletta, non necessitando di istallazione, passa con disinvoltura da un ambiente all’altro e cambia casa seguendo le stagioni.

Scaletta è realizzata in alluminio ed è disponibile in due versioni: a parete e a terra free-standing, entrambe dotate di una carrucola che avvolge il cavo elettrico. La versione a parete è proposta in due misure: 185 (187 cm altezza x 51,5 cm larghezza x 20 cm di ingombro) e 140 (139 cm altezza x 48 cm larghezza x 20 cm di ingombro); quella a terra free-standing in un’unica misura (104 cm altezza x 51 cm larghezza x 30 cm di ingombro). Scaletta può essere accessoriata con Regman: un regolatore manuale di temperatura progettato per mantenere costante la temperatura superficiale impostata dello scaldasalviette. Inoltre, la versione free-standing può disporre di un pratico piano di appoggio.

Capace di dare personalità unica ad un ambiente, specialmente in questa nuova versione ORO, è disponibile a catalogo in più di 260 colori, a seconda dell’area di gusto che si vuole sposare e delle scelte di interior e decorative.

Scaletta sì è aggiudicata diversi premi di design tra cui il German Design Award 2016 (categoria Bath and Wellness), il Good Design Award 2015, è “Honoree” del premio Best of Year 2015 organizzato dalla rivista americana Interior Design ed è stato selezionata per la pubblicazione sull’ADI Design Index 2015. Inoltre nel 2016 ha ricevuto la Menzione d’Onore da parte della giuria del XXIV Premio Compasso d’Oro ADI.

Modelli disponibili per l’edizione limitata ORO:
a parete h 185 cm – 300w
a parete h 140 cm – 250 w

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Boring Company, primo tunnel sotterraneo a Los Angeles

May 13, 2018 Leave a comment

 

Il primo tunnel della Boring Company sotto Los Angeles è quasi pronto. Il magnate posta su Twitter un’immagine dei primi 150 metri della rete cittadina per le auto che dovrebbe decongestionare la metropoli californiana. Il traforo correrà parallelo all’Intestate 405.

Si tratta della prima immagine del tunnel sotterraneo scavato a Los Angeles dalla Boring Company, una delle società che fanno riferimento al vulcanico Elon Musk. A twittarla è stato lo stesso imprenditore delle auto elettriche Tesla e dei razzi riutilizzabili SpaceX. Dallo scorso mese di agosto il gruppo sta sperimentando una serie di tecnologie per dare prima o poi corpo al progetto anticipato mesi fa attraverso un affascinante video: una sorta di rete metropolitana superveloce sotterranea riservata alle automobili. Queste dovrebbero scendere tramite dei vagoni-montacarichi in un certo punto della città e sfrecciare nel sottosuolo per poi riemergere alla piazzola-fermata preferita. Decongestionando così le metropoli.

Al solito, più i progetti su cui Musk mette le mani paiono avveniristici più le sperimentazioni iniziano con rapidità. Sabato scorso il magnate ha condiviso infatti il primo scatto del tunnel di Los Angeles spiegando che vede il tunnel come un traforo parallelo all’autostrada Interstate 405 fino all’incrocio con la 101, con delle rampe di uscita “ogni miglio o quasi”.

Musk ha fornito anche altre delucidazioni su Instagram: il sistema “funzionerà come una superstrada veloce, dove i carrelli elettrici saranno in grado di trasportare veicoli e le persone viaggeranno in capsule sull’arteria principale con una velocità che raggiunge fino alle 150 miglia orarie, mentre i carrelli utilizzeranno tunnel laterali per uscire”. Al momento il tunnel è lungo appena 150 metri ma secondo i tweet con cui ha risposto alle curiosità dei follower dovrebbe toccare i tre o quattro chilometri nel giro di altrettanti mesi e appunto concludersi, secondo i piani, entro un anno.

Intanto i test vanno avanti anche altrove. E anche su altri fronti. Sempre la scorsa settimana il Maryland ha concesso alla stessa Boring Company il permesso di scavare un altro tunnel, stavolta da dieci miglia, fra i confini della città di Baltimora e la Route 175 dello Stato. Dovrebbe trattarsi del primo troncone di un tunnel più lungo, da 35 miglia, che colleghi Baltimora a Washington D.C. Non sembra però legarsi al progetto stradale: stavolta sarebbero lavori per il treno superveloce Hyperloop.

Fonte: La Repubblica

 

Zeelander Yacths, announcing new models Z44 and Z55 in 2018

February 16, 2018 Leave a comment

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– The company’s new shipyard is based in Groot-Ammers and counts on a 2000 m2 footprint on an impressive 20000 m2 waterfront plot
– A “boutique style” production for the happy few that merges extreme quality and obsession to detail
– Current range consists of two models Z44 and Z55 developed by Mulder Design and  Cor D. Rover
– Timeless, recognizable exterior design and custom made interiors
– New models to be unveiled during 2018
– Zeelander Yachts reported a +40% increase in new motoryacht sales in 2017 and has a solid order book for 2018
Best New Powerboat in 35 feet and over category award has been achieved at the 2017 Newport International Boat Show for the Z55’s outstanding quality, top-tier design and superb seagoing skills.
Zeelander Yachts is delighted to report that the 2017 has been a successful year in the Dutch shipyard’s history. The yard reports a 40% increase in new yacht sales last year and has a healthy order book for 2018.

We had an amazing year filled with events, premieres, awards and, most importantly, sales”, said Leonardo van den Berg, Commercial Director at Zeelander Yachts. “Even being a boutique style production oriented yard – half of the boats were sold through partners/brokers. Also there was much movement in the Zeelander 44 market with several boats changing hands/owners. One of the most important of our achievement is the fact that – in January 2017 – we’ve opened our new yard in Groot-Ammers, where we have already built four Zeelander Z55s. Now are working on new, bigger projects that are about to hit the market for 2018 and 2019”.
Founded in 2002, the company specializes on production of high-end motoryachts that marry form and function to efficient performance with the highest possible standard. The current range includes two models, Z44 and flagship Z55. The Z44 is an instantly-recognizable lobster-style cruiser with a modern twist and powerful motor, capable of reaching 35 knots, panoramic views and spacious interior with one or two cabins. The Z55is the ideal step-up from the 44-feet model, offering even roomier cockpit and three cabins. After she’s been presented in 2017, Zeelander’s largest model to date – immediately received strong demand from owners and acclaims from expert luxury yachting community.
An example? The Best New Powerboat in 35 feet and over category award has been achieved at the 2017 Newport International Boat Show for the Z55’s outstanding quality, top-tier design and superb seagoing skills.

The new facilities, which are fully owned by Zeelander Yachts, are world-class indeed. Craftsmen from all the different disciplines involved in building a premium Zeelandermotoryacht – from engineering to construction, from joinery to metalwork – have access to the very latest equipment in order to make the most of their timeless skills.
Our Groot-Ammers yard has a 2000 m2 footprint on an impressive 20000 m2 waterfront plot”, comments Leonardo van den Berg. “We can build up to three boats at a time and have a six boat per year total capacity, based on the Z55. We do our own design together with renowned Cor D. Rover, detail engineering, sales and marketing.”
Overall Zeelander Yachts have built and sold over 30 yachts, most of them on the US market. But there’s growing interest in these elegant boats in other areas of the world.
Leonardo van den Berg confirmed: “At this point the USA is still our biggest market. However, we are very active in Europe too with a focus on the French Côte d’Azur, and we had strong results at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September”.
Zeelander Yachts has aspiring plans for the year 2018. First, the company plans to further grow brand awareness in Europe and the Americas and create an exclusive community for the owners. Moreover, the shipyard’s expertise extends far beyond 55-feet yachts and this year it projects to unveil a couple of new larger models. More details will be released later.

Mazu Yachts, double debut at Monaco Yacht Show 2017

October 9, 2017 Leave a comment

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– Two superyacht tenders on display at Quai Jarlan and new Tenders Area
– 38 soft top, launched last June, now delivered in South of France
– 42 walk-around, to be delivered early August

Turkish boutique yacht designer and builder Mazu Yachts confirms two new superyacht tenders to be on display at the Monaco Yacht Show 2017 (September 27-30, 2017).

Mazu Yachts will show two new “sexy” models: 38 soft top and 42 walk-around. Both are equally perfect overnight cruisers or superyacht tenders thanks to yard’s ability in customization of style, layout and decor.

MAZU 38 SOFT TOP
All-new Mazu 11.9m/38′ soft top has been delivered to his lucky owner in Saint Tropez this July 2017.

Designed by Halit Yukay, the yacht has been sold to a European client. He desired to achieve a real “military look” able to combine latest luxury superyacht tender amenities and trendy elegance.

The owner of Mazu 38 soft top is an “Armani style enthusiast”. The yard so decided to use as many different textures of leathers and fabrics as possible – all from Foglizzo and a number of mirrors to give the maximum depth interiors perception, like in a loft condo.

Halit Yukay also designed a fantastic indoors lighting mood from the Italian supplier Cantalupi to enhance Mazu 38 dramatic feeling. New Mazu 38 soft top is so equipped with two Volvo Penta IPS 400 engines and the boat claim to reach a top speed of 34 knots.

MAZU 42 WALK-AROUND
The largest Mazu’s model to be shown, the new 42 walk-around, to be delivered early August 2017, has an overall length of 11.99 meters and a maximum beam of 3.7 meters. The center console, perfectly protected by a real modern superstructure, leaves room for two ample lateral walk-arounds. The yacht has a freeboard that is high enough to allow safety movement on deck even while at sea in combination with sportive profile with and military twist overtones.

On-deck comfort is assured by the ample sun bathing area near the stern, while forward the cockpit is complete with a V-shaped settee and a second settee forward of the  console. The size of the aft platform has allowed the yard to create a true seaside terrace, ideal not only  while  at  anchor  but  also  when  moored  to  the  jetty,  facilitating  coming  aboard and going ashore. The presence of a mobile kitchen with Gaggenau appliances ensures leisurely and pleasurable times when at anchor.

Two 435 hp Volvo Penta IPS 600 give the Mazu 42 walk-around a top speed of 47 knots, with a cruising speed of 32 knots.

Numarine 105 HT, first class experience of Numarine Yachts

October 9, 2017 Leave a comment

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The model is an exceptional sport yacht able to emphasize all the great Numarine attributes, like an innovative exterior design, an efficient and seaworthy hull, great exterior living spaces and spacious interiors, all coupled with a very robust but weight-efficient construction thanks to vacuum-infusion technology and state of the art noise, vibration and harshness suppression.
The custom luxurious finishes and hand selected high end materials used throughout the Numarine 105 HT offer an absolutely “first class” experience, while the impressive exterior areas provide plenty of gracious and refined alfresco space for entertaining guests.
105 HT is drawn by Numarine’s designer Can Yalman, in charge of the concept, lines and interiors, while Umberto Tagliavini is the naval architect.
Key design attributes deliver the functionality, comfort and speed synonymous with the Numarine “mantra”, coupled with striking aesthetics and exceptional use of space for a motor-yacht that can do it all and in style.

The design consideration extends from the cleverly appointed flybridge – a feature that brings the “best of both worlds” to this extravagant hardtop model – to the abundance of outside lounging areas, the immense interior lounge and dining space, the lavish galley and cabin accommodation: all are bathed in natural light, further enhancing the plentiful feeling of space.
Accommodation is comprised of three fully en-suite guest cabins and the spacious full beam master cabin, lavishly appointed with a dressing table, sofa, a large bathroom with a spacious walk-in shower and twin basins.
Can Yalman says: “Numarine 105HT is the foremost expression of the styling language that has started with the 78HT. The Hard Top design language has the gill shaped glass elements in the superstructure. Previously we have used this in the ceiling panels but in the 105HT this has been taken to the extreme and  the complete side glass has this gilled, scaled structure emphasizing the creature aesthetic and power within. Taking stylistic language of the transportation industry, mainly the supercars, we tried to emulate the power, speed and luxury feel of an ultimate movement machine to a super-yacht.  The elegance of motion is what we tried to achieve in the design of the Numarine 105HT”.
Designed to navigate in any sea state and powered with twin 1,925 hp Caterpillar C32s, the 105HT is capable of a top speed 30 knots and cruises at around 26 knots. Numarine uses advanced composite construction, vacuum assisted infusion techniques, PVC foam, and EL vinylester resin for sturdy and lightweight  hulls.

Umberto Tagliavini adds:”I have collaborated with the Numarine yard since their beginning and their first yacht. And just as with all Numarine designs, the primary aim when we designed the new  105 HT was to create a high performance hull shape with maximum possible comfort, even when sea conditions are not ideal. Thanks to Numarine’s technology – a given for the yard – we managed to achieve a displacement that gives us high speeds with a relatively smaller propulsion system: the two 1400kW CAT engines give the 105 HT a top speed of over 31 knots.
The chined hull forward has a pronounced V, letting the bow pierce the waves relatively easily, giving the yacht a very comfortable ride. Numarine’s experience made my work easier, resulting in a high performance hull. CFD simulations were of great help in finalizing the design, but the original lines were developed based on the yard’s experience with their previous yachts. To improve the hull, obviously with the help of the yard, I have always taken out the yachts for trails in rough conditions to better understand how to improve handling in difficult conditions
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The Numarine 105 HT joins a class of performance motor-yachts that sets the industry trends of today and will become an industry reference model for the future.
Antonio Caviglia, Numarine Sales & Marketing Director refers: “This double achievement – in less than one year  – with the delivery of two 105HTs confirms our ability to thoroughly engineer a new project and deliver it on-time and built to the demanding Numarine standard. The new 105HT highlights the following key values: The Numarine design philosophy penned by Can Yalman and its continuous evolution; the light-weight yet strong foam core vacuum infusion construction technology that allows this 33m yacht to reach 31knots of top speed with just twin CAT C32 Acerts with 1925hp each and permits us to provide an industry-leading 10-year Structural Warranty; the the traditional Numarine seaworthiness derived from the great hulls penned by Umberto Tagliavini; the Numarine continuous pursuit of greater on board comfort with noise, vibration and harshness reduction solutions developed together with Silent Line that make this yacht one of the quietest and most-vibration free in its category. Price wise, Numarine continues to provide a great value with the new 105HT, that at a very interesting Euro 6,9 million base price presents a turn-key product with all the needed equipment already standard and a very short extras list, resulting in a very attractive price advantage when compared to the competition.  And this of course includes the customization of the interiors to suit the tastes of the Client, who can make all of his or her interior choices and layout customizations together with our Internal Architect or with the input of his personal Architect working together with our Team”.

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Sirena Yachts, European debuts for 56 and 64 at next 2017 Cannes Yachting Festival

July 23, 2017 Leave a comment

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SIRENA YACHTS READY TO WOW THE AUDIENCE AT NEXT 2017 CANNES YACHTING FESTIVAL

– European debut for Sirena 56
– Sirena 64 first time on water in Europe
– Currently 8 units of Sirena 64 and 2 units of Sirena 56 sold
– Naval architecture by Frers Naval Architecture & Engineering
– Spadolini Design Studio for interior design
– A new bigger model to be unveiled during the show

Sirena Yachts – the all new Sirena Marine motor-yacht brand – has the pleasure to announce the European debut of Sirena 56 and Sirena 64 for the very first time on water in Europe  at Cannes Yachting Festival 2017 (12-17 September 2017).

After the successful debut of Sirena 64 at Boot Dusseldorf and the exciting world presentation of Sirena 56 at Yachts Miami Beach – the 2017 boat shows season sees Sirena Yachts still under spotlights with its two new models in Cannes.

With currently 8 units of Sirena 64 and 2 units of Sirena 56 sold, these models have been designed by two of the best designers on the international scene: Frers Naval Architecture & Engineering for naval architecture, exterior design and engineering and Spadolini Design Studio for interior design.

The key facts of the new range are:
– unparalleled exterior and interior spaces and comfortable livability
– fuel and water capacity designed to really offer Long Range cruises
– consumption efficiency (20% more efficient than direct competitors)
– Class A design gives high seaworthiness at all sea conditions and efficient hull guarantees high max speed

SIRENA 56 EUROPEAN DEBUT
After the successful world debut during last 2017 Yachts Miami Beach boat show, the second-born of Sirena Yachts arrives in Europe.
Sirena 56 – following the good example of its bigger sister – Sirena 64 – is more powerful than its direct competitors and equipped with updated engines to guarantee power, safety and excellent performances. It features great external surface areas to fully enjoy the natural environment and bigger internal spaces both regarding the cabins and the saloon.
Sirena 56 is available in 2 different interior layouts: 2 cabin version, incorporating 2 spacious master cabins with individual en-suite facilities; 3 cabin version with VIP cabin and twin berth layout, all with en-suite facilities.
The hull form has been developed for dual mode navigation, which gives long range capability for extended passage making. The flybridge arrangement offers comfortable, yet innovative, sunbathing areas, designed with meticulous attention to detail, using hand-crafted finishing.

SIRENA 64 FIRST TIME ON WATER IN EUROPE
The largest model of the range is currently Sirena 64, presented at Boot Dusseldorf 2017 in January. Compared to others of similar size, features greater fuel and water capacity together with more powerful engines and higher maximum speed up to 27 knots. The yard provides the option of more powerful engines as well.
Furthermore, Sirena 64 is characterized by a 38sqm flybridge where to enjoy the amazing sea view and breath clean air, a spacious main deck of approx. 52 sqm and larger cabins in the category (in particular the Owner quarter measures approx. 24 sqm). Generally, compared to its main competitors, Sirena 64 is approx. 20% more efficient in consumption at most expected cruising speed of 16 knots. Some smart features like the Jacuzzi (optional) make this product unique on the market.

A NEW BIGGER MODEL TO BE UNVEILED DURING THE SHOW
The Cannes Yachting Festival is one of the favorite boat show of the Turkish yacht builder. President Miss Ipek Kirac and all new Sirena Yachts team plan to reveal – with a dedicated media presentation – more details about the new largest motoryacht  model that will expand the current Sirena Yachts range. More to come during the next months.

Numarine, maximum versatility for the first explorer superyacht 32XP

July 23, 2017 Leave a comment

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NUMARINE LAUNCHES FIRST EXPLORER SUPERYACHT 32XP

– Very efficient displacement steel hull for maximum versatility in all conditions
– Extraordinary volumes just under 300GT
– An overall of approx. 330 square meters of living spaces
– Latest standards in noise and vibration suppression
– A maximum speed of 14kts; 12kts cruise and a 3,000nm range at 9 knots

Numarine, the Turkish high performance motor yacht shipyard in Istanbul with a range from 62′ – 105′, is pleased to announce the launch of the hull #1 of the new 32XP Series, sold in June 2016. The private ceremony has been held in Istanbul in front of her owner, an experienced and loyal Numarine client.

The all-new Numarine 32XP offers incredible volumes of internal living spaces onboard, with her steel hull construction and GRP superstructure allowing the yard and her owner to create unique layouts internally and customized external spaces, both of which have been penned by Can Yalman, the renowned design partner of Numarine responsible for all of the shipyard’s distinctive model lines.

Below deck, the layout offers 2 VIP Cabins mid-ship and 2 double cabins, all with ensuite bathrooms, and over 85 square meters of living space.

Below deck forward, the 5 person crew quarters provide ideal spaces for the captain with his private cabin + ensuite, and 4 crew members in two doubles with ensuite. A crew kitchen with dinette area and a laundry room complete the crew area.

On the upper deck, a truly phenomenal owner’s cabin with over 40 square meters of living space including a large walk-in closet and generous owner’s bathroom opens up via sliding doors to the incredibly large upper deck; this deck can fit in navigation a 9 meter RIB tender and two jet-skis with the help of the 2,5 Tons crane.

Forward of the wheelhouse, in the Numarine tradition one can find a large couch area with bimini and cocktail table and two extensive sunpad areas. Total external space on the upper deck is fantastic 129 square meters.

Finally, the flybridge offers 60 square meters of entertainment space customized to include in the first unit 3 couches, a 12 persons dining table, two large sunpad areas a fully-fitted bar, 3 navigation seats and a central secondary helm station.

Regarding performance, the new Numarine 32XP, exploiting the yard’s engineering capabilities together with its long-standing partner naval architect Umberto Tagliavini, has a very efficient displacement hull that will give the Numarine 32XP a top speed of 14 knots, a cruise speed of 12knots, and a confidence inspiring 3,000 Nm range at an economical speed of 9 knots.

In designing the 32XP, Numarine paid considerable attention, with the assistance of its longstanding partner Silent Line, to elimination and reduction of all noise and vibration sources, with the goal of surpassing RINA “Comfort Class” Certification and achieving comfort levels of 50 meters in a 32 meters superyacht.

32XP – Short technical sheet
Length Overall 32.5 m
Length on the Waterline 30.69 m
Beam (molded) 8.00 m
Draft (100% load) 2.1 m
Displacement full load 234 tonnes
International Tonnage under 300 GT
Passengers 12 (6 cabins)
Crew 5 (3 cabins on lower deck)
Max speed (50% fuel & 25% water) 14 knots
Cruising speed 12 knots
Range 3000 nm at 9 knots
Fuel oil tankage 26.000 lt.
Fresh water tankage 3.500 lt.
Oily water tank 500 lt
Black water tankage 2.000 lt.
Grey water tankage 2.000 lt.
Gasoline tankage 150 lt.
Engines 2 x CAT C18 Acert C 715bhp @2100rpm
Generators
2 x 60 kW @1500 rpm, 220/400V three phase
1 x 22 kW @ 1500 rpm, 220/400V three phase
Hull Material: Steel
Superstructure: FRP Composite
Classification RINA: HULL ● MACH Y Unrestricted Navigation C
for navigation without restrictions relating to recreational craft and for private use.

 

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