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7 of the quietest superyachts in the world

7 of the quietest superyachts in the world

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Aquarius

There are several design solutions that make us ask: is silence the ultimate luxury? If silence is a virtue then these boats could be the best superyachts afloat.

Launched in September 2016, Aquarius is expected to be confirmed as the quietest Feadship yacht to date when she carries out her sea trials later this year. Ronno Schouten, design manager at De Voogt Naval Architects, explains that this was achieved by stiffening the structures and placing the owner’s cabin as far away from the engine as possible. “It is important to design the structure so that it will be stiff enough to avoid any vibrations,” he told Boat International. “In this case this was even more difficult as the owner required wide lounges without any pillars, giving us the challenge of large unsupported deck areas.”

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