86m AQUIJO wins Best Naval Architecture - Sailing YachtOn February 5th the 2017 Showboats Design Awards, sponsored by Boat International and held in Kitzbühel Austria, honored AQUIJO with the Best Naval Architecture for a Sailing Yacht. As the leader of the naval architecture panel aptly put it: “She’s an amazing piece of work”. Thanks to a great team who made this incredible sailing yacht a reality.
Bill Tripp at 2017 Showboats Design AwardsTripp Design takes top honors for Naval Architecture for 86 meter sailing yacht AQUIJO at the 2017 Boat International Showboat Design Awards
ChessieRacing in Yachting WorldBill Springer meets former Whitbread round the world race team owner George Collines on his new custom Tripp Design daysailer, ChessieRacing.
Sarissa's New Square Top MainSarissa was no slouch, but refitting the 42.3m with one of the world's biggest square-top carbon mains took her to another level.
The Crazy World of the GigayachtBill Tripp contributes to Yachting World's article on megabuilds, which includes Tripp Design's 86 meter sailing yacht AQUIJO.
Creation and PredictionWith 495ft of groundbreaking yachts launched in the past 12 months, it is designer Bill Tripp's new 62ft ChessieRacing that Seahorse readers are most likely to encounter on the racecourse.
Sarissa Explores Remote French Polynesia"Having spent most of her time off the beaten track Sarissa, with her guests and six crew, has been enjoying some of the best that the South Pacific, Australasia and Asia have to offer."
"Altitude Adjustment: AQUIJO Pushing the Limits" in SuperYacht Times"It is not often that we, as an industry, are challenged to alter our way of thinking and accept a new standard as being within the realm of today’s possibilities. Moreover, it takes years of planning and a dedicated and experienced team to actually deliver such a new paradigm in a single project. The mighty sailing yacht AQUIJO is the result of just such a cooperation." SuperYachtTimes November 16, 2016
Showboats Design Awards 201786 meter AQUIJO has been selected as a finalist in the following categories for the 2017 ShowBoats Design Awards:
Best Naval Architecture - Sailing Yacht
Most Innovative Sailing Yacht
Best Exterior Design & Styling - Sailing Yacht
Best Interior Layout & Design - Sailing Yacht