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."