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Viko 30s, the first of a new series, a change in paradigm.

This is boring. This is all about interpretation and about English and logic. I hope this settles the matter because what have been said on that article from Yacht is very clear.

Originally Posted by bjung View Post
No, Paulo, I understood just fine, and my post was not reinforcing your comments, quite the contrary. Maybe YOU do not understand !? I was referring to, as the subject line clearly states, the Viko S22, designed by Sergio Lupoli (same designer as the S30 ), the FIRST of a new line.....
Maybe you don't know but it is not the designer that chose the type of boat that he is going to make for a shipyard. It is the shipyard that tells the designer what kind of boat they want. The fact that the designer of the 22 is the same of the 30 does not mean they are the same type of boat. The freeboard of the 22 is just huge as it is commented on the Yacht de article about the Viko 30s.

Originally Posted by bjung View Post
For accuracy's sake, the article you quoted never mentions that the S30 is a completely different boat than the S22, as you claim. It mentions, however, that the S30 is different from the previous high freeboard, voluminous line of boats (which will remain in production ).... the Viko S22...the FIRST of a new line.
Are you kidding? or maybe you don't know that the Viko 30s is a more recent model than the 22:

"At the stand of the Polish shipyard, a surprise awaits visitors: beautiful lines instead of the current maximum space efficiency. You have to look twice to realize that it really is a new Viko, because the sailboats of the Polish shipyard have been noticed by compromise sailing regarding interior space.They normally have a big freeboard: ....

"The Viko 30S is significantly less voluminous than the previous models, it is designed with harmonious deck lines and it looks absolutely chic.

.. So what's going on? Germany importer André explains the design change of paradigm: "The shipyard plans to establish a second line, so the change on style...The shipyard has invested heavily in the future and a 35s, 40s and even 50s will follow." The previous old type of small voluminous boats will continue to be produced in parallel as a second line."

It cannot be more clear: The previous boats have all a big freeboard, including the 22, you just need to look at it below:

this one is different, in the words of, a surprise, dificult to identify with the previous boats (including the 22) significantly less voluminous with beautiful lines, looking chick.

On the words of the German importer quoted by Yacht it is said: "The shipyard plans to establish a second line, so the change on style" that is pretty clear. That is a plan not something that had happened already with the 22 (that is one of the voluminous high freeboard boats) and continued with the 30s but something that happened now, not in the past and then he tells about the new boats from that new series: the 30s, a 35, a 40 and even a 50, that's why they talk of a change of paradigm with the 30, not something that had happened in the past.

Originally Posted by bjung View Post
and presents a second line of production designed by Sergio Lupoli, just as the S22, the first of the line, I humbly posted about.
The same designer, the same builder, the same building, the same line of production...
What you say, regarding the 22 to be the first of a line that includes the 30 and the bigger boats has no support in what had been said. Quite the contrary the 30s is presented as a surprise, a change of paradigm, a boat much less voluminous then all previous boats and the beginning of a new series.

Viko Yachts: Hanseboot-Premiere VIII: Viko 30S - Yachten + Jollen*|*YACHT.DE



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