Zaha Hadid's Z Boat for Kenny Schachter

Zaha Hadid designs boat for art dealer

Dealer, gallerist and TV personality Kenny Schachter now has a Z Boat to add to his Hadid-designed Z Car


Zaha Hadid has designed an 8 metre-long motorboat for US art dealer Kenny Schachter. Called the Z Boat the limited production vessel is being built by Shoreteam in France for delivery in spring 2013. Hadid's design statement reads as follows: "The asymmetrical design is sculptural in appearance while practically affording more seating accommodations. In a sense, the bespoke boat is as much a work of art as a Cisitalia sports car in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The idea is to think of vessels and vehicles as highly individualistic expressions of art, architecture and design reflecting the edge of what is possible using the most advanced means, including materials, software systems and methods of fabrication." Hadid has already designed two conceptual cars for Schachter’s Rove Projects.