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M Farlane ShipDesign
= Passenger Ships & Commercial Yachts =
PROJECT SOUTH PACIFIC
This project was born out of the wish to harness not only the romance of sea winds but its eco-friendly status too. This ship combines cutting-edge energy saving effeciency, and state-of-the-art green technology to allow it to leave the lightest touch possible on the environment around it.
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Groundbreaking design in offshore marine accomodation; a 100m 'flatpack' vessel which allows for unprecedented levels of praticality and quality of life.
This 103m beauty is a high-end expedition cruise ship with a one of a kind hybrid Diesel and Electric propulsion system.
SEAHAWK is at once ultra luxurious and eco-friendly: thanks to its layout & design that allows guests to sail comfortably from one extreme to the other, and onboard systems which allow for minimum damage to surrounding environments & zero cross-contamination problems.
STAR CLIPPER & STAR FLYER
The tallest of the tall ships, with over 3 000 square meters of sail. These sister ships were made in line with traditional clippers. Each carries 150 passengers and 75 crew.
*Leading Luxury Cruise Company & Specialist Cruise Company for 20 years*
This 90m new build design comissioned for Oceanwide Expeditions. An ice-strengthened vessel, it can hold up to 140 passengers.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORER
An ex-Norway Coastal Ferry underwent a major conversion, including complete new guest interior and structural reinforcement of ice belt, to become the world renowned research and Expedition vessel
It now successfully sails the Artic & Antartic during their season, completing 50 000 miles a year. See video.
Robert McFarlane designed this 134m steel-hulled five masted and full rigged square rigger for Star Clipper Cruises. Its guest capacity is 227.
*GUINESS WORLD RECORD: Largest square rigger*
SAIL TRAINING SHIP 85 to 100m
Traditional in appearance but with modern materials and hull shape, this will be a performance driven vessel. Its configuration is modifiable to fit 70 to 120 trainees, and is created to offer the best team-building environment.
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A major conversion transformed Hebridean Sea Cruises' vessel into a 90m luxury cruise ship for 100 papassengers. Based mainly in the colder waters of the Scottish Isles.
*Nominated: Best Boutique Cruise Line 2015 by Cruise International. Best 2015 Small Ship / Adventure Cruising by Food & Travel Magazine*
This 10-deck, 400-room design is our answer to today's demand for flexible hotel accomodation.
It offers full luxury hotel services, each room with an outdoor view, as well as the advantage of being moored either permanently in a top location, or act as temporary accomodation.
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McFarlane ShipDesign brings its expertise in naval architecture to any project, and regularily collaborates with Sterling/Scott, Andrew Winch Designs, Vitruvius yachts, Polar Konsult, Studio Pastrovich and Bannenberg & Rowelland, amongst others.