Vision of future boating - design competition

Just wanted to inform you about “Vision of Future Boating” design competition we launched freshly. You can find more info, inspirational material and rules from We are calling for new meanings and concepts of future recreational boating.

My apologies if this post is not in the proper location…

The deadline for the competition has been changed. New deadline is 31st October 2011.

Good luck and have fun!

Moved to Design Events & Competitions…

The full list of jury members of the competition is now published. Members are:

Mrs. Annele Eerola – Senior Resercher, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Ms. Annika Hissa – Director, Aalto University School of Art and Design Western Finland Design Centre MUOVA
Mr. Andrea Ratti – Director Master in Yacht Design, Politecnico di Milano
Mr. Raimo Nikkanen – Professor of Industrial Design, Aalto University School of Art and Design
Mr. Jouko Huju –Managing Director, Finnish Marine Industries Federation Finnboat
Mr. Valtteri Vauramo – Design Director, Marinetek Group
Mr. Eero Heininen – Managing Director, Vmax Rentals
Mr. Ben Fagerstrom – Managing Director, Marino Boats
Mr. Mika Niskanen – Senior Technology Adviser, Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation Tekes

Otto100/ Janne Pekkala, competition secretary

One week left one week left to create your future vision of recreational boating!

“The contest is open for students and design-enthusiasts around the world. We are searching for radically new concepts and meanings of future recreational boating in diverse cultures around the world. Three winning entries will be granted a cash prize award. The total sum of awards is € 6000. The deadline for submissions is October 31st, 2011 11:59 p.m. UTC.”

Design drivers were introduced to inspire your design work. You can find drivers here and on the image above:

Have fun!