MYBO modifiable yacht system designed by max zhivov
MYBO modifiable yacht system designed by max zhivov MYBO modifiable yacht system designed by max zhivov
jun 16, 2016

MYBO modifiable yacht system designed by max zhivov

MYBO modifiable yacht system designed by max zhivov




there’s no shortage of yacht designs, for every conceivable need or want there exists, somewhere, an ideal vessel. but, for each requirement met there are others that must be foregone. after a particularly revelatory father-daughter LEGO session, nautical designer max zhivov developed a work-around to the issue of conflicting desires.

MYBO yacht system max zhivov
‘MYBO’ yacht variations
all images © max zhivov




‘MYBO’ takes classic LEGO thinking and applies it to a single vessel designed by zhivov. from one base model, yachts(wo)men can pick and choose details to form six unique ships for various functional needs. this is accomplished by shifting the positions of several constructive elements —  the top wheelhouse, and 2x4m hull side-openings. whether searching for a family cruiser, corporate schmoozer, or mini cargo freighter, the ‘MYBO’ system makes it possible.

the top wheelhouse and hull-openings near the rear are shiftable

MYBO yacht system max zhivov
possible ‘MYBO’ vessel

family version

MYBO yacht system max zhivov
‘MYBO’ in motion

modification possibilities



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