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The McKinna Difference:
Engineering And Ergonomics
McKinna Luxury Yacht Manufacturing employs some of the most innovative and technologically advanced production tools available. As well as exceptionally unique in-house wood, steel and aluminum workshops that are situated in the shipyard. McKinna can produce new construction yachts up to 104 feet in length, welcoming larger new build orders and undertaking refits than ever before.
Superb Pedigree Builds: Custom, Diverse & Innovative Luxury Yachts
McKinna is renowned for its creative, customized, industry-leading and innovative solutions.
McKinna's Patented Features:
"Downdraft Spray Reduction System"
"Magnetic Shade System"
"Pocket Door" Technology
McKinna proudly retains the finest craftsman in the business to build and refit its luxury yachts.
McKinna offers the most contemporary amenities, state-of-the-art technology and impressive cruising capabilities.
A relationship with McKinna Luxury Superyacht Manufacturing does not end upon the launch of the yacht; we take pride in the fact that it is maintained over the years to ensure the best possible experience for the client. From general maintenance and servicing to refits, McKinna stays with its yachts as they 'voyage the Seven Seas.' McKinna Yachts are outfitted with all the necessary documentation.
Top-tier on-site infrastructure, tech support and troubleshooting, global repair services, a (optimized) scheduled maintenance plan and meticulous documentation all are part of the McKinna guarantee to clients. When you cruise aboard a McKinna, you never cruise in doubt, alone or without comfort and luxury.
Value, safety and complete satisfaction are a few key facets of the McKinna Manufacturing philosophy. We are dedicated to building luxury yachts that are safe, offer the owner immense value and unparalleled satisfaction; while simultaneously ensuring that the experience is nothing short of perfection, brings nothing less than joy, and surpasses all expectations.
Our exceptionally high yacht-building standards are built into every single McKinna afloat and rendering.
Hull Design | Speed | Power | Performance
While McKinna Luxury Yachts are perfectly at home cruising the inland waterways, it is offshore where they really hit their stride. That is where McKinna’s unique design and engineering shine. Uncanny balance. An unbelievable steadiness of ride. Incredible response. McKinna Luxury Yachts run level and sure-footed in demanding seas and never cease to impress as they make their way into port.
At McKinna Yachts, the objective is not just to build luxurious yachts, but to build better (THE BEST OF ALL) yachts. Superiority rules in all aspects of building a McKinna Yacht.
We use high-tech composites as the primary construction material for the hull, soles and bulkheads providing additional strength and sound absorption while reducing weight and offering fuel saving advantages. Efficiency and excellence are key to the design of a McKinna hull.
We utilize cutting edge technology in applications essential to performance, operation, and safety. Propeller pockets reduce the shaft angle and provide fluid power transfer while reducing the draft.
Attention to interior ergonomics and the use of an expanded beam create volume and open layouts usually found on much larger vessels. In every way, art and science collaborate on the new “experience tested” hulls, designs, and tooling.
McKinna differentiates from the competition with ease of use, quality, and innovation!
McKinna Manufacturing is Afforded The Benefit of Over 35 Years of Committed Research Effort to Uncover The Fundamentals
A Luxury Yacht, is not a Luxury Yacht, is not a Luxury Yacht. What do we mean by that? McKinna Luxury Yacht Manufacturing has single handily changed the Luxury Superyacht Manufacturing Game. Our approach involves decades of Industry Leading Expertise to strategically construct a perfected capture of culminated entities into one 'Holy Grail' Superyacht Manufacturing and Refit Undertaking Operation, for you.
Delivering THE Ultimate, Exclusive Custom New Build (& Refits) Luxury Yachting Capabilities, Resources, and 'Total Experience Package' - Guaranteed!
McKinna Yachts works to create an experience that exceeds expectation with first-class customer service and flexibility of design choice. Every member of our fleet is tailored to showcase the owner’s design aesthetic, while retaining a superb ambience of casual opulence.
The interior workmanship of a McKinna Yacht is an artful melding of woods and fabrics fashioning an alluring and inviting air. Shapes and contours soften the look. Informed details emphasize quality of design and luxury of lifestyle. When you look at a McKinna pay very close attention. You will find attention to detail and attention to your desires. This is what you should expect from a luxury yacht!
The new line of McKinna Yachts really does represent a whole new way of thinking – your way of thinking.
Informed, intentional, culminated details formulate an end-to-end microcosm demonstrating a guaranteed 'commitment to excellence' - in quality of design and 'luxury of lifestyle' experience. Remarkably close attention is paid, down to the most microscopic level of detail, in every facet of a McKinna Yacht; an astute, unmatched mindfulness, superseding your expectations - every time!
We subscribe to principles where perfect proportions and visual aesthetics exist in our designs, and beauty is produced by the pleasing appearance and good taste of the whole.
We believe the most pleasing visual aesthetic environments are a reflection of exceptional and intentional design talents.
A study of balance, symmetry, and perfect proportions.
We respect the hierarchy and important relationships between design architecture, visual aesthetics and decor that create harmony.
It is a discipline of addition through subtraction where less becomes more and calm (visual appeal) is created through continuity.
Juan Carlos Espinosa – Exterior Styling and Interior Ergonomic
Mr. Espinosa is well regarded in the industry and has dedicated his efforts exclusively to the exterior and interior styling of custom yacht and production boat industries. His firm’s design work is published regularly by the most prominent publications in the field. Espinosa has provided a new modern-elegant look to McKinna Yachts, followed by a complete re-design of the product line including systems, materials, workmanship, and above all the implementation of stringent quality control to guarantee the lines complete success. He provides a modern, stylish exterior design that houses a functional and open arrangement. Furthermore, the interiors incorporate exquisitely detailed joiner work, exotic wood veneers, leathers, stones, and appointments usually found on much larger and more expensive yachts. The new McKinna Yachts reflect the elegance and attention to detail that say “JC Espinosa.”
Donald Blount And Associates (DLBA) – Hull Design/Engineering
DLBA is an internationally recognized naval architecture/marine engineering firm offering technical design services for the development and construction of state-of-the-art marine craft. Since 1989, the firm has specialized in the design, evaluation, testing, and construction management of motor yachts, custom sportfishing boats, production boats, and military/paramilitary vessels. The firm also directs research programs to develop and/or extend technologies that advance maritime applications.
DLBA is a leading designer of custom designs with projects having been constructed on four continents. The advanced designs are noted for their high speed, and superior ride quality during transit to the vessel’s final location. The designs also provide excellent maneuvering and control of boat motions during low-speed operations.
Howard Apollonio – Hull Design/Engineering
Renowned Apollonio Naval Architecture, Howard Apollonio’s firm, offers leading-edge yacht and commercial craft design, engineering styling and space planning for a wide range of diverse and advanced craft, including modern and traditional monohulls, catamarans, trimarans, SWATHs, and hydrofoils. His 35-year professional career has included twelve years with propulsion and builders of advanced commercial and military craft. He has spent 23 years running his own firm, which has primarily focused on the design and engineering of yachts of all types.
Apollonio vessels operate as a professional engineering entity, able to meet the most stringent requirements for safety and seaworthiness, as well as structural and mechanical integrity. At the same time Apollonio insists on producing vessels that are exceptionally good looking, well proportioned, and of long-lasting style. They all incorporate important human engineering factors that make each boat a pleasure to be on, featuring light and visibility, with enough space to easily move about. His designs for McKinna Yachts represent the epitome of form and function.
Offering a wide range of naval architecture services and marine engineering consulting services for the design and construction management of motor yachts, and fiberglass vessels. This includes specific design elements such as hull and structure development to complete detail design including production modeling, regulatory certification, and post-delivery support and trials. Our design and engineering team has vast experience.
Our design and marine engineering packages are tailored to the specific requirements of the project and owner. We offer a professional design service of creating and developing concepts and specifications that optimize the function and appearance of marine vessel products and components for the mutual benefit of both the user and builder.
Offering a wide range of marine engineering services at both the system and component levels. Employing a multi-disciplined staff of marine engineers, mechanical engineers, and electrical engineers that have experience across all sub-disciplines of marine engineering. Our marine engineering team’s experience includes development of propulsion and auxiliary systems for new construction, equipment installation or replacement for refit projects, and troubleshooting for in-service support.
Our proprietary toolkit consisting of in-house procedures and commercially available software allows us to efficiently develop designs that function flawlessly and meet regulatory body requirements the first time around.
Not only are these beautiful and luxurious yachts, they are also incredibly responsive and offer an unbelievably steady ride. Cutting edge technology is utilized in applications essential to performance, operation and safety. Superior quality takes precedence in all aspects of building a McKinna Yacht.
Attention to interior ergonomics and the use of an expanded beam create volume and open layouts usually found on much larger vessels.
On a McKinna Yacht you’ll find that art and science collaborate to produce an exceptional vessel.
McKinna differentiates from the competition with ease of use, quality, and innovation!
Structural stringer stiffening technology based on I-Beam/Box-Beam engineering used for skyscrapers.
Multiple Patented Features
Safer in the event of an impact with McKinna's proprietary Basalt/Carbon-Fiber/ and Kevlar lamination.
Solid hull bottom, thus preventing delamination or "hull rot" from water intrusion. Solid transom, thus preventing delamination or "transom rot" from water intrusion
Built with only the best materials that are durable, lightweight, water resistant, and without the use of any wood that will rot.
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