Oceanco, Pininfarina, & Lateral Join Forces To Deliver A Stunning Megayacht Project

Jun 2, 2021

Category: Living

Both Oceanco and Lateral Naval Architects are well-versed names in the superyacht industry, with numerous high-profile mega-vessels under their respective belts. Though for their latest project, the two renowned shipbuilders have joined forces, teaming up together and bringing in legendary Italian design house, Pininfarina to deliver a sleek and modern superyacht christened the KAIROS.

Powered by a hybrid propulsion system, the KAIROS was designed from the ground up to lend a completely unique Megayachting experience. This was achieved by constructing the superstructure around an open “piazza” that bestows the ship’s side profile with negative space and provides a massive open area with glass ceilings that allow the above floors to be viewed from the bottom (or vice versa). Both the piazza itself, and the surrounding lounges, cabins, and other accommodations could all easily pass for boutique on-land hotels — a trait that was accomplished through the use of virtual and augmented reality headsets that enabled the designers to place themselves inside the interior of the vessel. More information on this ambitious project is expected to be released over the next few months, though interested parties can check out the link below.

Learn More: KAIROS

Photo: Oceanco

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Living

Microtech Deploys a Böhler M390-Bladed, Carbon-Fiber-Handled Troodon Mini Knife

A mini, CA-legal version of the OTF blade carried by John Wick.

Posted By Tim Huber


The 7 Best Minimalist Wallets For EDC [VIDEO]

Streamlined front-pocket wallets built to declutter your daily carry.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Featured Image

Weber’s 2022 Lineup of Genesis Grills Is the Most Innovative in Its History

Boasting smart technology, bigger cooking and prepping areas, and a night vision mode.

Posted By

Jan 19, 2022

Featured Image

LEGO Grows Up Even More with This Conceptual Brick-Built Garden System

The LEGO Planterior comes courtesy of designer Dasol Jeong.

Posted By

Jan 18, 2022

Featured Image

Lazzarini Design Studio’s Air Yacht Concept Is a Flying Catamaran

Featuring twin helium-powered airships and even a helipad.

Posted By

Jan 17, 2022

Featured Image

The 20 Best Stylish Benches for Your Home

The unsung hero of the home finally gets its due.

Posted By

Jan 12, 2022