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Blog by South Florida Yacht Designer Patrick Knowles focusing on yacht design, private aircraft design, luxury residential design and overall interior design from Fort Lauderdale to an international market.

The South Florida Superyacht Lifestyle

The South Florida Superyacht Lifestyle

Finding the Best Spots to Dock, Dine, and Dance You have a yacht. You’re in the yachting capital of the world (Fort Lauderdale) and within sailing distance of Miami, Palm Beach and beyond. On the Atlantic coast of South Florida, the superyacht experience flourishes...

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Designing the Superyacht Table

Designing the Superyacht Table

The notable Southern writer Pat Conroy once said that “A recipe is a story that ends with a good meal.” Setting the perfect table on a superyacht is like setting the scene for a great dining story.“Dinners are defined as the ultimate act of communion; men that can...

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Superyacht Design For The Seafaring Family

Superyacht Design For The Seafaring Family

"A sailor's joys are as simple as a child's." - Bernard Moitessier, SailorPHOTOGRAPHER: Kristina StrobelA child’s delight and wonder of the natural world, especially the sea, is something special to behold, as well as to treasure and even work to emulate when it comes...

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Styling the Perfect Bed for Sweet Dreams at Sea

Styling the Perfect Bed for Sweet Dreams at Sea

“You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one.” - John LennonPHOTOGRAPHER: Ken and Donna CheslerSleeping on a yacht immediately conjures up the most luxurious, soundest sleep imaginable, as you’re rocked to sleep by the swaying of the sea, but there is a lot...

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Case Study: A Scarf for a Superyacht

Case Study: A Scarf for a Superyacht

Every project I undertake is bespoke to the yacht or homeowner and collaborative in nature to ensure I connect the inspirations that speak to me with the personal tastes of my client. When Gretchen Barbatelli, Owner & Creative Director of Swiss Silk Company asked...

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