The Zebra Boat is a modern twist on the iconic 1947 Sea Maid Wooden Ski Boat, which has a classic design that remains a favorite among boating enthusiasts.
Created by Parisian designer Dimitri Bez, the boat is made from classic materials like wood and leather, but comes equipped with modern features like touchscreens and electric motors. The unique pattern made from the wooden panels, which is continued through the soft cushions, is what gives the boat its name. The textures used unify both the hard and soft surfaces of the boat, playing off of the design that inspired the original craft. The controls, although technologically advanced, are retro in design and reminiscent of a more classic time.
The boat was made with a modernist in mind, and caters itself to those who appreciate "innovation and time-honored design."
Luxury Wooden Speed Boats
More Stats +/-
Lightweight Engine-Equipped Kayaks
Educational Aquatic Boats
Versatile Fishing Vessels
Solar Cell-Topped Catamarans
Luxury Boat Collaborations
Free 2019 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.