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Full details of Philippe Briand 30m Egoist yacht concept revealed

French designer Philippe Briand has revealed full details for a new 30 metre carbon fibre sailing yacht concept called Egoist.

First announced in August 2016, this superyacht concept has been developed for owners who really want to get away from it all — including guests and crew. Egoist has just one cabin and has been designed to be sailed without any crew.

The carbon fibre sloop is a fresh take on a classic Eastern Seaboard sailing yacht and can also be used to race with a small number of expert crew with only three sails up.

The newly revealed details show that the concept boasts a roomy en-suite master cabin forward with a large salon and adjoining galley amidships. Accommodation for two crew is located aft but could be used for other purposes should the owner choose to sail independently.

The naval architecture on this yacht is geared towards a fast and very responsive sailing experience, with competent regatta veterans in mind. Briand has employed the timeless lines of classic sailing yachts for which he has become known but given them a contemporary twist to create a yacht suitable for an experienced, modern owner.

On-board customisation is key aspect of this design, with plenty of scope for an owner to imprint their own personality on the yacht. It is to “be a pure pleasure for the owner, not bowing to the demands or tastes of anyone else," explains Brand. "The concept of Egoist is to become an owner’s self-indulgent fantasy; it should be the yacht that they have always dreamed of owning.”

“The beauty of the project is that it’s for short cruising and it is extremely comfortable for a couple,” Briand continues, “so there is only one huge owner suite forward of the mast.” The designer believes the yacht could be built in less than two years adding that: “One potential builder, Hodgdon Yachts, built 30 metre Comanche in less than 10 months.”

Egoist is the latest in a long line of sailing superyachts from Briand’s drawing boards, including the Perini Navi yachts Sybaris and P2. Other projects currently under development at the French studio include a new 28 metre series yacht and three bespoke yachts ranging from 55 to 90 metres in length.

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