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Sylvain Viau launches the Oiseau Bleu yacht

Published: 31-Mar-2010

French designer Sylvain Viau of SV Designs has launched a new sailing yacht design called the Oiseau Bleu.

The Oiseau Bleu’s interiors feature a top deck that has been fitted with high performance gear, cabins and saloons on the inside. Though simple in its outwards design, the Oiseau Bleu uses a deep hard chine to create a hydrodynamic lift that creates a hydrodynamic lift that creates upwind sailing.

The front-end of the deck has been designed for anchoring; the middle deck features a sun area, winches, and a Piano at the foot of the mast. The aft deck, which features helm, winches for main sails and Genoa, and a small deck saloon under the mizzen, has been designed especially for sailors. Just below the aft superstructure is a galley and wardroom. The main deck, which features a sun area, can also be used to store tenders.

The cabin that holds the owner’s suite has been fitted with portholes on the sides. The top windows have been used to bring in natural light. The yacht also offers the option of creating more VIP cabins that feature a porthole in each.

Three staircases have been incorporated that lead to the top deck and give access to the deck house, which is situated before the helms.