The pyramid yacht
Judging by the confused look on your face we know what you’re thinking and, yes, this is a yacht, not a spaceship. Well, to be completely honest the Schwinge Hyswas Tetrahedron Superyacht is still in its ‘concept phase’ at the moment, but that doesn’t stop us wanting one.
At first glance this space-age, pyramid yacht looks like it comes straight from a Daft Punk video, but the builders are adamant that the vessel’s design is founded in logic, and built for sea. The brainchild of London-based architect Jonathan Schwinge, this futuristic concept could very soon become a reality.
When stationary, the yacht sits on three underbelly hulls and the craft opens up into a state-of-the-art floating palace with its walls folding down to create a spacious deck. But, much like a duck, while the eye-catching pyramid-shaped structure above the water attracts all the attention, the real strength of the design happens below seas.
Using a torpedo mono-hydrofoil hull the craft lifts up above the water gaining speed – making it look like it’s flying – making the ride smoother by eliminating the waves from slamming into the side of it.
While it does look like something that we may have scribbled down as children when told to draw our ‘dream boat’, according to Forbes, the future of this yacht is not so far fetched. They claim that the project is gathering speed, with the company working now working with a large superyacht yard in order to build it.
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All images: Tetrahedron Super Yacht -Jonathan Schwinge – SCHWINGE (CGI Images: EYELEVEL UK)