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ShowBoats, End of the Status Quo

The world’s biggest all-carbon super yacht.  The Helm Consult is a PJ Super Sport 48’s sculptural helm station.  Modern Edge is an aptly named industrial design company based in Portland, Oregon.  It’s designers worked with Palmer Johnson’s design office to create a helm station that is practical, beautiful and matches the design philosophy of the new Super Sport series.  Charles Austen Angell, who head’s the company, and is the Chair Emeritus of the Industrial Design Society of America. Austen says one of the challenges his team had to tackle was to fit all that was needed in a sturdy structure made of a few modules.  Built in stainless steel, FRP and painted to match the hull color and the yacht’s racy lines, the low-profile console integrates the instruments and screens in a seamless way.

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