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CNB Yachts Manages Million-Dollar Boat Designs with PTC Windchill PDMLink

“We are dream makers,” says Paul Rampini, General Manager at CNB Yachts. From a shipyard in Bordeaux, France, he and his team produce multi-million dollar sailboats that are considered among the finest in the world. Watch the company’s CNB 76’ slice through the ocean, with its towering sails and clean, white hull, and you can’t […]

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Designing for Luxury in Confined Spaces

One interesting design challenge on a multi-million dollar yacht is creating living spaces worthy of buyer’s investment. Within a limited and well-defined space, owners and their guests expect high-quality materials, aesthetically appealing lines, and roominess. Engineers and designers at CNB Yachts know this; they respond by applying both fundamental and creative design and principles to […]

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When Physical Prototypes Aren’t an Option

I can think of a lot of items that you might build, test, scrap, build again, test again,  scrap again, and so on until you have exactly the product you want. Luxury yachts are not one of them. They’re too expensive for any meaningful physical mock up. You need to know before you start sanding […]

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