German shipyard Nobiskrug has signed the contract for a new build 83 metre superyacht named Orkan. The superyacht was sold by Burgess and will feature design by Harrison Eidsgaard with a heavy focus on merging interior and exterior areas.
A “sculpted” Eidsgaard exterior features a helicopter landing pad, generous exterior living areas and a large beach club. Speaking about the project, Peder Eidsgaard said the finished result had a “distinctive appearance with very simple graphics.”
Ewa Eidsgaard added: "The décor planned will be calm, balanced, and soulful. Orkan is a home."
The custom project will feature hybrid propulsion and an electronic anchoring system that will help protect fragile ecosystems.
Philipp Maracke, CEO of Nobiskrug, said: “Our collaboration with Burgess and Harrison Eidsgaard is based on strong shipbuilding expertise on all sides. Nobiskrug prides itself on building yachts for the future, ships that will stand the test of time. We are delighted to be working on Project Orkan with these respected partners.”
The newly-formed Burgess New Build Sales team handled the contract negotiations on the project. Peter Brown, senior partner at Burgess explained: “Burgess has project managed the build of some of the industry’s most iconic superyachts and has quite the portfolio to show. To ensure clients receive a seamless experience from initial sales enquiry through production to delivery, we have developed a new build sales team dedicated to guiding clients through this exciting journey.”
Ed Beckett, head of new build sales at Burgess, said: “We are extremely proud to have been selected to work on this prestigious new build and look forward to once again working alongside our industry colleagues at Nobiskrug and Harrison Eidsgaard.”
The project marks the first collaboration between the German shipyard and British design studio. The build schedule of the 83 metre superyacht is not yet known.