SuperYacht Times logo Market intelligence promo small
Market Intelligence
Latest news

93m performance ketch design unveiled by Van Geest & Rob Doyle

Written by
Vivian Hendriksz

Van Geest Design and Rob Doyle design naval architecture teamed up once more and unveiled a new design for a 93-metre fast, ketch performance sailing yacht, known as Ripple. 93m design concept RippleThe founders of Van Geest Design and Rob Doyle design naval architecture were previously colleagues at Ron Holland design studio back in 1999, where they worked together when the studio developed the largest ever composite built sloop, the 77.6-metre Mirabella V (M5). Now 19 years later, after studying the recent changes in the market, Van Geest and Rob Doyle took the feedback they received from numerous superyacht owners whom they designed for over the years and incorporated it into the new design.93m design concept RippleAs more clients seek out sailing yachts with increased interior volume and more space on the deck for activities, the companies developed a design which offered a safe distance from the deck and sailing operations for guests and crew. For example, the new concept features a swing keel system in order not to take any space away from the internal volume when it is up, which also gives the sailing yacht more directional stability.
93m design concept Ripple The sky deck offers 360-degree visibility and has been designed for easy circulation as there are no winches, blocs or sheer handling on sight. The sailing system is run by an automated, built-in process within the yacht’s structure, which allows the forward and aft decks to be free for gatherings. Van Geest Design also integrated lighting within the yacht’s architecture and rigging, which gives the sailing yacht a unique appearance at night.  93m design concept RippleOther stand out features in the new design include direct beach access from the open transom, a seawater pool and hot tub, room for two 10-metre guest tenders in the well in the foredeck and fully customisable interiors.  

The SuperYacht Times iQ Report

SuperYacht Times - The State of Yachting 2020

Being the intelligence partner for the top shipyards and yacht brokers in the world, we have learned to analyse and track the market in great detail. Each year our leading market report is used by investors, CEOs, owners and other key decision makers to inform themselves on the state of the market and future developments. Find all the information you need on the market, fleet, construction book, ownership nationalities and much more in our report.

#weknow - do you want to know? Buy the report now for only €299!


Follow us

Vosper Thornycroft yachts for sale (1)

All Vosper Thornycroft yachts (11)

Featured companies


Related companies

Related articles