indonesian phinisi boat transformed to dragoon 130 yacht
indonesian phinisi boat transformed to dragoon 130 yacht indonesian phinisi boat transformed to dragoon 130 yacht
sep 25, 2013

indonesian phinisi boat transformed to dragoon 130 yacht

indonesian phinisi boat transformed to dragoon 130 yacht
all images courtesy of dragoon 130 yacht




originally used to transport cement from sulawesi, the italian architect sergio supino has transformed this typical indonesian phinisi boat into the ultimate luxury party yacht. dragoon 130 is a new eco-friendly vessel made entirely out of teak wood. the contemporary shape was a result of two years hard work and ongoing  tweaks to the boat’s form, the stern needed to be increased by roughly four meters, resulting in a long curving figure. high quality materials have been applied throughout with the interior design, which features ebony, eco leather, led lighting and a full home automation system. the yacht’s customized lounge decks are a relaxing spot to enjoy the balinese sunset, while gearing up to party alongside top international djs.



top lounge deck



front view of the remodeled dragoon 130 yacht



back view of dragoon 130 yacht



the indonesian boat before its dramatic restyling









first floor



second floor



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  • This is my personal taste but the overall structure of the boat look much better before the transformation: it had a certain old world charm (which of course could use with a slight update and a lot of renovation) compared to the after-transformation look that puts me in mind of how some people use plastic kits to make a fiat look like a mercedes.

    – PaulR

    PaulR says:
  • did they really dub this monstrosity ‘eco’ anything? Teak with a splash of ebony! now that is wise resource allocation. Also, get a load of the pillows, its so garish, at first glance i thought those were bags of cocaine. Well, i’m sure they can rent it for porn location shoots.

    c lee says:
  • I like the outcome

    Allan says:
  • I really like it, it’s original and I prefer much more the teak finishing than other materials.

    Albert says:
  • Creative Idea, I like your boat. I hope you can combine Indonesian phinisi boat with other modern or traditional boat so you get new interesting boat. I wait your new idea….

    hasanudin says:
  • An excellent piece of creativity. To the knockers, I wonder why you even visit this website…. then again with enough time, you also may gain the benefits of creative thinking and design

    geoffrey fulton says:

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