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TEST COOL TIMELINE

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2010
January 9

INTRODUCTION OF CARBON IN THE INTERIOR CONSTRUCTION

INTRODUCTION OF CARBON IN THE INTERIOR CONSTRUCTION
The use of carbon in the construction of some interior components such as countertops and floor bearers allowed for lighter and state-of-the-art interiors
2016
October 18

AGA JARI – RON HOLLAND 72’

AGA JARI – RON HOLLAND 72’
The story begins. Willy Persico chooses South Africa to build his own yacht assisted by Antonio Minniti, interior designer
December 13

THE SHIPYARD

THE SHIPYARD
The yard when purchased by Willy Persico in 1991
December 13

WET LAY-UP LAMINATION

WET LAY-UP LAMINATION
Fibreglass and vinylester wet lay-up, male plug for the hull and female mould for the deck
December 14

TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES: 30

TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES: 30
December 14

SW72 HEDAL

SW72 HEDAL
SW72 mini-series: the beginning of the collaboration with Farr Yacht Design and Antonio Minniti. 10 yachts launched in 10 years
December 14

SW78 WHISPER

SW78 WHISPER
SW78 mini-series: the beginning of the collaboration with Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design
December 14

SW95 DHARMA IN THE ANTARCTIC

SW95 DHARMA IN THE ANTARCTIC
SW95 and SW93 mini-series: the beginning of the collaboration with Nauta Design
December 14

INTRODUCTION OF CARBON FIBRE IN THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS

INTRODUCTION OF CARBON FIBRE IN THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS
The use of carbon fibre allows for stiffer and lighter yachts
December 14

INTRODUCTION OF PRE-PREG

INTRODUCTION OF PRE-PREG
The use of the pre-preg in the lamination of rudder stocks and other components allows for even lighter construction
December 14

SW80 SKIP ’N BOU

SW80 SKIP ’N BOU
Launch of the SW80 mini-series
December 14

SW100DS FAREWELL

SW100DS FAREWELL
SW100 mini-series: the mini-series that made SWS the leading builder of 100’ yachts. 13 yachts launched in 6 years
December 14

SW72 KIBOKO TUJA

SW72 KIBOKO TUJA
One-off SW72 by Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design and Antonio Minniti
December 14

INTRODUCTION OF EPOXY INFUSION & HULL FEMALE MOULD CONTRUCTIONS TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES: 210

INTRODUCTION OF EPOXY INFUSION & HULL FEMALE MOULD CONTRUCTIONS TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES: 210
The use of infusion in the lamination process makes for the best fibre/resin ratio, reducing weight and granting more rigid and resistant constructions
December 14

INTRODUCTION OF “PRO ENGENEER” SOFTWARE IN THE YACHT DESIGN PROCESS

The use of this innovative parametric software enabled an integrated 3D modelling of structures and systems
December 14

THREE PIECE HULL MOULDS

THREE PIECE HULL MOULDS
This revolutionary hull construction process allowed workers to laminate on an almost horizontal rather than on an upright surface for better quality infusions in less time
December 14

SW94 KIBOKO DOS

SW94 KIBOKO DOS
Launch of the SW94 mini-series
December 14

SW110 THALIMA

SW110 THALIMA
One-off SW110, Southern Wind’s flagship by Farr Yacht Design and Nauta Design
2017
January 9

SW102DS ALMAGORES

SW102DS ALMAGORES
Launch of the SW102DS mini-series
January 9

SW82 FEELIN’ GOOD

SW82 FEELIN’ GOOD
Launch of the SW82 mini-series
January 9

SW102RS FARFALLA

SW102RS FARFALLA
Launch of the SW102RS mini-series SW102RS FARFALLA: winner of the 2015 edition of the World Superyacht Awards for her “quality and value”
January 9

FULL CARBON HULL OF CUSTOM RP90

FULL CARBON HULL OF CUSTOM RP90
One-off custom project SW-RP90 by Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design and Nauta Design
July 10

Introduction of resin

Introduction of resin
INTRODUCTION OF EPOXY RESIN IN THE LAMINATION
July 21

2017 SW96 SORCERESS

2017 SW96 SORCERESS
August 25

INTRODUCTION OF EPOXY INFUSION & HULL FEMALE MOULD CONTRUCTIONS TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES: 210 copy –

INTRODUCTION OF EPOXY INFUSION & HULL FEMALE MOULD CONTRUCTIONS TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES: 210 copy –
The use of infusion in the lamination process makes for the best fibre/resin ratio, reducing weight and granting more rigid and resistant constructions