In the QuadraDeck, Danish Yachts and its team offer a breakout design for the U.S. market.
Designers and builders of sailing yachts greater than 100 feet (30.4 meters) are being tasked with creating vessels that not only are beautiful, comfortable and safe, but also achieve a high level of sailing performance. The proliferation of international superyacht regattas has upped the ante for owners who not only like their yachts luxurious, but also like to best their competition on the race course.
The energetic Patty Elkus, a founding member and board member of the International SeaKeepers Society, spearheaded the Women in Yachting & Ocean Advocacy Honorary Host Committee for the 2012 Bal de la Mer. Patty is a committed advocate for the health of the ocean and advancement of science.
There’s been a change at the helm of Danish Yachts. Patrik von Sydow has been named CEO of the shipyard, located in Skagen, Denmark. A Swedish national, Von Sydow most recently served as CEO of Numarine and has enjoyed a long career in the yachting industry, including holding positions at Sealine and Sunseeker.