Alum Fadi Pataq helps launch superyacht

CCS transportation design alum Fadi Pataq (TR '08) was on hand in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emiratesat, for the launching of the superyacht Yas. The launching was the first for Pataq who contributed to the exterior design of the project. Pataq, who was named Young Designer of the Year in 2008 by Superyacht, credits CCS with providing him with the work ethic needed to achieve his goals. Yas, formerly known as Swift 141, has a super sleek futuristic exterior that features curved green glass sweeping through a pure white hull and superstructure. The yachtâ??s key features include a swimming pool, heli-pad and space for tenders. It can accommodate up to 60 guests onboard and a 56-person crew. The yacht now ranks as the sixth largest in the world. News on the launching: