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6 industry insiders predict the future of yachting

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3D printed yachts will become a reality

In honour of Boat International Media's new bookazine Futureyachts, which is on sale now, we asked some of the most influential people in the yachting industry to predict the key trends of the future to look out for. Here’s what they had to say…

For Canadian yacht designer Gregory C Marshall, the future of yachting lies in new technology: “We are deep into the possibility that we could print an entire yacht using 3D additive printing,” he argues.

“Simply put, this technology will disrupt virtually every aspect of the industry. It’s a lot closer than you think — I’d say 2050 — and we will see large component parts before that.”

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