Vripack. Engineering Fantasies
16 September 2014
As a sparkling yacht design and engineering studio, Vripack is involved in the entire building process of great innovative yachts that are professionally developed for private customers and shipyards worldwide.
Vripack has created over 7000 designs, is known for their high quality no-nonsense-go-anywhere yachts and has been a world-player in Yacht Design, Naval Architecture and Engineering since 1961.
Their passionate team is convinced that a good design is more than meets the eye. It is also, and above all, a question of how well the design works and feels at sea. Therefore Vripack believes in a holistic approach and that is what makes them unique.
Marnix J. Hoekstra and Bart Bouwhuis, directors at Vripack explain; "A good design shouldn't meet all the requirements. It should surpass them in order to engineer a project that goes well beyond a dream. A holistic design approach is fundamental towards working on the cutting edge of design and technology. We believe we don't just design yachts, we engineer fantasies!"
VriThink - trends for luxury yachting
Last year Vripack introduced their fresh and innovative thinking to find out what the customers of the future want. In order to base their innovations on these needs they shared their open trend platform VriThink! and showed how trends can influence and inspire the industry.
Robin de Vries, trend expert and designer at Vripack says; "VriThink! motivates us to look for innovations outside the brick walls of our Studio and it's truly amazing to find more trends that will influence our industry than you and I can think of. You only need to have the right mindset in order to see them".
Realize better yachts in less time by Engineering Fantasies
Because every revolution needs truly great innovations, Vripack's core idea behind their trend platform is to be open-minded in order create revolutionary thinking. VriThink! allows them to research global trends in order to innovate and optimize their holistic design approach with the clear focus to realize better yachts in less time.
Bart and Marnix conclude; "One of the major revolutionary goals we set and wholeheartedly believe, is to be able to shorten the building process of a yacht by 25% at the end of 2019. This is a leap but already due to VriThink! we are working on a number of revolutionary research projects that will cut a big chunk of time. We believe this might be a win-win situation which could be very rewarding for all parties involved, especially our owners; the ones who actually sail out boats."
Established in 1961, Vripack is a leading full service design, naval architecture, engineering and brokerage organization. Aiming for long term relationships with private customers, yards, fellow architects and their personal, Vripack believes that Quality is the sum of Workmanship and Enthusiasm.