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Oceanco Y701 - Construction Story

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    Looking aft from the overhang of the covered skylounge aft-deck, this is the exterior starboard bar. Refreshments will follow in a few months...

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    Way up high and nearly bumping against the shed rafters, this is the starboard side of the sundeck...

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    On the opposite side, looking forward from the port side of the sundeck...

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    Continuing forward on the sundeck, this is the pool with a sunlounge area flanking the starboard side...

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    A closer look at the pool reveals splash wells and a cut-out for the pool light...

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    Just aft of the pool and facing forward, a settee has been integrated into the foundation of Y701's main arch. Space is utilized to the fullest, with cabinets and storage wells integrated whenever possible.

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    Moving down two decks, this is the aft-settee on the main upper deck. Again, every space doubles as storage.

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    Just forward on the upper aft-deck is the foundation of the dining area, which will feature circular glass sliders for formal dining when closed or al-fresco when open...

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    A closer inspection shows masking and paint has already commenced in and around the dining area...

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    Moving forward, this is the main upper deck salon. We're told the flourescent lights will be replaced by something a little snazzier. ;)

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    Moving to the main deck, this wide area just aft of the walkway will become a dedicated tender garage...

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    Continuing forward, this is the starboard side walkway along the main deck. Notice the cardboard flooring EVERYWHERE, to protect the decks during construction. To grant future access, Oceanco has integrated panels throughout the ship, such as walkway cieling panels shown here....

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    Some details...

    In every wall, every floor and unseen nook & cranny's... there are miles of wiring and plumbing hiding behind decorative panels, marble flooring and overhead valences. Much of this is taken for granted by the uneducated, naked eye. Often a boat is judged on aesthetic appeal, when in fact, it should be appreciated for the artwork and engineering underlying the more visible items.

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    Another example is the garage... it's not just the wiring under-lying the insulation, it's also massive levels of hydraulic hoses, pumps and cylinders that facilitate its every day use. For example, look at the slides located at the top of this picture for deploying the tender. There's a lot more to this than bolting sub-components in place!

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    Another example of hydraulics... this is the foundation for the elevator lift that will soon carry passengers from the staterooms below to the skylounge above. If you stop and think about the integration of just *this one* feature on Y701, you begin to get a better appeciation of the enormous engineering that goes into buildings yachts of this magnitude.

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    This room will soon become the crew mess quarters. Long before appliances and interior decor is added, the systems that will supply power, water and other vitals must be integrated... invisibly and safely.

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    It's a small thing, but... prior to painting, every piece of exposed hardware must be masked off. This might not sound like a big deal, but every bit of this tape and it's residue must be removed afterwards... on 100's of components. No small task!

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    The following pictures are in random order, but show many of the engineering internals. This picture reveals some of the heating, cooling and ventilation ducts...

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    It's difficult to predict the exact length of wiring that will be needed to reach its final destination as it passes thru and around structural components, thus rolls of wire hang as decorative ornaments during the construction phases.

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    Insulation for this room (believed to the observation lounge) is complete. It's hard to believe all the work that is involved... just to reach a stage where interior build-out can begin.

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