Scala is an amazing concept of a real floating villa that can cross the Atlantic! The first details about the new project from Interparus.
Concept and interesting features
Not so long ago, the German design studio Focus Yacht Design presented a new concept called the Scala. This is a large 60-meter catamaran, which is designed as a “real villa on the water”.
According to the studio, the design of the supercatamaran combines “elements of both the nautical entourage and classic villa building techniques.” The project itself is based on SWATH technology.
Technical referenceSWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) is an approach to the creation of yachts and catamarans, which consists in reducing the surface length of the waterline by submerging the floats of the multihull under water. Thus, it is possible to achieve greater stability of the hulls, improve seaworthiness and reduce rolling, but at the same time the draft increases.
The Scala will be 25 meters wide, allowing the studio to design very spacious living spaces. The ceiling height in some cabins can reach up to 3 (!) meters. Representatives of Focus Yacht Design say that such a height could previously be "imagined only in land-based architecture."
Scala interiors and decks
Huge full-height windows deserve special attention. Thanks to the abundance of natural light, the cabins seem even larger than they really are.
In the bow of the supercatamaran there is a large living room with a panoramic view. Other interesting features include a completely underwater glazed living room. By the way, it was also possible to create it with the help of SWATH and the revision of some design features of classic catamarans.
The highest point of the Scala is the atrium and the entrance to the salon. They are located at a height of 6.5 meters on the promenade deck. On the same deck, there is an impressive 400 sq.m. main seating area, a swimming pool and a full helipad.
From the outside, the supercatamaran really looks more like a modern villa somewhere on the ocean coast. This effect was achieved through straight lines and the abundant use of transparent materials and glass. Thomas Müche, CEO of Focus Yacht Design, describes the creation of the studio: “Scala can offer its owner an incomparable sense of freedom. This catamaran was created for those who are looking for a full-fledged home that goes beyond the generally accepted boundaries. This is a real refuge from the hardships of the outside world.”
At the moment, nothing is known about the technical features of the yacht. But, according to insiders, Scala will be able to cross the Atlantic. Looking forward to more details in the near future.
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