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Designed to transport parts of the Ariane 6 rocket from European ports to French Guiana, the cargo ship Canopée is scheduled for launch in late 2022. She will be 121 m long and powered by four 363 m² wingsails set on 36 m masts.


The Navire Avenir is a rescue vessel developed for the non-profit organization SOS Méditerranée, and the first of a European fleet. Numerous designers are involved in the project, including about fifty research groups and art, design and architecture schools from Europe and South America. VPLP Design has been commissioned to design the vessel in collaboration with Marc Ferrand.


Aperio – from the Latin “to reveal” – is a ship of two facets. Under sail, she is an outstanding yacht which, upon arrival at her destination, changes into an expansive haven of peace. 


Resulting from a collaboration with Olivier Petit, architect of Antarctica (now Tara), the Persévérance is an ocean-going sailing supply ship designed for the icy waters around Antarctica. She is tasked with carrying relief crew and equipment to the Polar Pod, the future drifting oceanographic research station devised for Jean-Louis Étienne.


Seaffinity is a super streamlined trimaran honoring VPLP Design’s vision of a yacht of the future, silent, partly automated, and propelled by a virtuous energy, the wind.
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Commissioned by the Micronesian Center for Sustainable Transport, a programme of the University of the South Pacific based in the Fiji Islands, and financed by the CNC shipping company, this project aims to develop a line of simple, robust and sober sailing cargo vessels to transport materials and essential commodities between the islands of the South Pacific.

Maxi Banque Populaire XI

For the design of Maxi Banque Populaire XI, launched in April 2021, VPLP drew inspiration from Banque Populaire IX and in particular her platform, which was a veritable reference for the project.

Trade Wings 2500

Trade Wings 2500 (197 m LOA, 32 m beam) is an innovative concept for “small” container ships of 2500 TEU (twenty foot equivalent units) specializing in trade between subsidiary ports in Europe to supplement mega container ships, but also between ports in the Caribbean, Central America and China.

Solar Boat

This trimaran (or monohull with stabilizers), which bears a certain resemblance to the Komorebi 138, is the result of a commission by an American owner who wanted a solar-powered cruising boat that is fully autonomous in terms of energy.