M/Y Loretta Anne has won the following prestigious awards…

2013 CEDIA Asia Pacific Best Project Design And Documentation

2013 CEDIA Asia Pacific Best Project Design And Documentation

For this category you need to submit a proposal/design in its entirety. For example documentation including: line drawings, CAD drawings, marked…

2012 Crestron Asia Pacific %22Residential Project Of The Year%22

2012 Crestron Asia Pacific “Residential Project Of The Year”

Liquid Automation was recently awarded the coveted Crestron Australasia Residential project of the year award for 2012. This award highlights the…


Recent News & Editorials

Below you’ll find our most recent comprehensive reporting from a variety of publications about Liquid Automation and our Projects.

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The Liquid Automation Team has won 1 CEDIA Award for our work at Auckland City Council.

The award presented was for:

  • Best Documentation

Automation AwardIt has now been 11 out of 12 years that we have received an award in this category.


The Liquid Automation Team has won 2 CEDIA 2018 awards for our work on the 145 foot Sailing Yacht Hemisphere, a 5 man refit located in Cospicua, Malta.

The awards presented were for:

  • Best Marine, Auto, Aircraft
  • Technology Meets Design

This marks a huge milestone for us, as it has now been 10 years in a row that we have won the Best Marine Category! Click on the link below to read the Article.

MAY 2018

Liquid Automation have been featured in the June 2018 Issue of “Widescreen Custom home and Theater Design” Magazine out of the USA for our work on the award winning Melbourne home theater . A special thank you to Wavetrain Theaters who we worked with on this project.  Click on the link below to read the Article.

February 2018

Liquid Automation have been featured on the CEDIA website - an article written about the project for which we won Best Integrated Home (level 4), Best Media Room (level 3) and Best Documentation in August 2017. Click here to read the article.


M/Y Loretta Anne

Auckland, New Zealand

47m (154.2 ft)

Glass Bridge Navigation, Lutron Lighting, Entertainment control for; Saloon, Dining Room, Bar, Fly Bridge, Bridge, Owners Cabin, Aft Deck,  4 x Guest Cabins, Crew Mess, Galley, Captains Cabin, 3 x Crew Cabins, Control Room, Engine Room & Lazzarette.

The system provides users with easy access to multiple high definition sources via 2 16×16 Crestron Digital Media fibre matrixes.



Glass Bridge Navigation system distributing the control and video from the following sources to 8 screens 2 x Radar, 2 x Chart Plotter, Sounder, 2 x cameras, Comunications PC, Seatouch monitoring system.


3 AMX processors, 5 Crestron processors, 8 Crestron touch panels, 3 AMX touch panels.

Crestron PLC interface allows AV/Nav selection and CCTV control from Alloy Yachts’ custom bridge stations.

Audio Visual Sources

iPod Docks, Sat TV, Open regioned Bluray players, Internatioanl tuners.


8 Navigation screens 4 in the Pilothouse and 4 in the Bridge.

9 Entertainment screens through out the guest areas.

  • 46″, 40″, 32″, 22″ Samsung TVs.

6 Crew Bunk 10.2″ Clarion flip down screen with built in DVD player.


Lutron lighting control system.


  • Navigation instrumentation is relayed on the touch panels so the guest can see yacht information e.g. boat speed, wind speed, wind direction, water temp.
  • Navigation sources are distributed over fibre via a 16 x 16 High Definition Digital Media Matrix to the Pilothouse and Flybridge screens. Using fibre gives the matrix complete optical isolation from the DC powered screens.
  • The Crestron system will email Liquid Automation if a range of faults occur. For example, Crestron amps will tell us if any speaker has failed or if racks reach preset temperatures they will automatically shutdown and notify us.
  • Global system mute on general alarm.