Eugeni Quitllet’s ‘Dune’ Concept Blends the Refinement of a Sailboat with the Speed of a Yacht

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catalan designer eugeni quitllet presents the ‘dune’ concept yacht, an elegant hybrid between a sail boat and a motor boat. the design is characterized by its slender silhouette and refined features such as gold finishes.

all images courtesy of eugeni quitllet

the interior includes six cabins within the spacious 196-foot-long (60 meter) boat. the sunken deck of the vessel is inspired by the shape of a ‘dune’ sculpted in precious wood.

the innovative design is a hybrid between sailboat and yacht

the design seeks to combine elegance and efficiency, allowing sea explorers to feel as free as possible in the middle of the ocean. quitllet describes himself as a ‘disoñador,’ a spanish contraction of designer and dreamer. his inventions are gravity-free, with aesthetics summarized in a combination of digital precision and flowing curves. quitllet was awarded the ‘designer of the year’ title at the 2016 maison&objet design fair in paris.

the design is a combination of digital precision and flowing curves

the design allows sea explorers to feel as free as possible in the middle of the ocean

quitllet was awarded the ‘designer of the year’ title for the 2016 maison & objet design fair

the designer exceeds simple relationships between function and style

the spacious boat is 196 feet long (60 meters) 

the deck ensures wide open views of the open waters

the sunken deck is inspired by a sand dune

precious wood and gold finishes are used throughout the design

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