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Super Yacht of the day: Delta 240 Laurel

17/06/2013
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Laurel represents a stunning achievement in design and engineering. Donald Starkey Design and Delta Design Group worked together on this project to create the first superyacht with a steel hull and composite superstructure. Although many sea-going vessels have steel hulls, this has not been a common element in yachts. Delta Design Group, however, firmly believes that it makes more sense to allocate a vessel's weight budget on structure instead of fairing compound. Through careful engineering, Delta has managed to make a relatively lightweight  superyacht with a robust shell plating and frame system with very little weld distortion.

 

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