Virtual Reality

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Winning design #171 by graphman, Graphic Design for Virtual Reality Contest
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Project description

I am the new owner of a 2005 Manta Mk II 42' sailing catamaran which I have named "Virtual Reality" and I would like to have an amazing graphic for the name on the hulls, and also a solution for the hailing port on the stern of the boat. The hailing port is Sarasota, FL.

I was bitten by the VR bug back in the 1990's and have always loved TRON and built a business around VR technology. Also I am a painter (artist) and the idea for my business came while I was traveling around the world aboard my first boat in 1993. So for the style of the logo I'd like to see a combination of that painterly style in the typeface but blended with some cyberpunk VR type stuff from the 1990s. Most of all it has to look cool. The brush stroke type face was just my initial thought, but i am not locked into that totally. I just need a really great design.

You can see the Yacht at this link and in photos provided, and you can see where the old name (Bristol Dream) will be replaced with the new name. Here is a link but if you Google "bristol dream manta" you will find many images and even videos of the boat online. I am also going to change the color scheme of the boat a bit in the future, repainting the bottom black instead of the foam green. The forest green stripes will stay as well as the forest green sail covers and accents. So the final colors for the boat will be white, black, and Forest green (no light green).

There are exhaust ports by the name where you can see some discoloration from exhaust, (as a bonus) I would prefer something dark around that area to mask that.

Please do your best to make the design safe to be printed on a suitable printer for marine use (I'm thinking vinyl). Would prefer to see the graphics in context on a line drawing (or rendered bitmap) of a hull detail. I am also planning to have a sailing blog at some point, and the graphic would be used in the home page banner of that as well. Thank you and good luck!!

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