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Mario Pedol awarded honorary membership in the Altagamma Council

Monday, 7 December 2015

​The Italian Altagamma Council announced seven new Ambassadors of the Italian Excellence recently, amongst which was designer Mario Pedol of Nauta Yachts. The man behind the design of the world’s longest yacht, Azzam, was honoured during a gala dinner in Rome for his role in promoting the unique qualities that go into the best of Italian products and lifestyle worldwide. Read More

Andrew Winch Design celebrate 30 years in business

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

​Andrew Winch Design has announced that 2016 will mark 30 years in business for the British studio. To mark the impending special occasion, the company has unveiled a new website in addition to revealing an important evolution of the brand. Read More

Yacht Design Talent Award 2015 winner announced at MYS

Thursday, 1 October 2015

​The winner of the inaugural Yacht Design Talent Award was announced during the recent Monaco Yacht Show. American Jeff Summers came out on top following an intense judging process consisting of social media results and input from industry professionals. Banu Hunler from Italy, and Lithuanian Dastinas Steponenas were 2nd and 3rd respectively. Read More

Exclusive: Heesen delivers superyacht Ann G

Monday, 20 July 2015

​Heesen has reported on the delivery of the 50 metre superyacht Ann G. The yacht was handed over to her owner during a private event held in Rotterdam this weekend. Ann G is designed by Clifford Denn with Reymond Langton who created her interior spaces. Heesen's in-house team was in charge of the engineering and naval architecture of the vessel. Read More

Jon Bannenberg: A Life of Design released

Monday, 30 March 2015

​In 1965, Jon Bannenberg designed several rooms, as well as the pool, on board QE2. It marked Jon's first, but typically confident, steps along a design journey that lasted over forty years, during which he designed many of the most admired and famous superyachts. Read More

Interview with Eidsgaard Design

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Founded in 2005, London based design studio Eidsgaard Design has quickly risen to become one of the most sought after names in the superyacht design industry. Its Directors Peder Eidsgaard, Ewa Eidsgaard and Ben Harrison have varied backgrounds, which have been brought together to form this dynamic trio. SuperYacht Times’ recently sat down with Peder and Ben to discuss the past, present and future of the company. Read More

Eidsgaard Design launch new website

Monday, 29 September 2014

Eidsgaard Design has recently announced the launch of their 2014 website. The new site showcases many of their latest projects and designs. Founded in 2005 by Peder Eidsgaard, Ewa Eidsgaard and Ben Harrison, the company directors have an eclectic background in design, architecture and finance. Read More

Designer comments on launch of Forever One

Friday, 4 July 2014

The 28th June saw Italian shipyard ISA Yachts launch the 54 metre motoryacht, Forever One, from their facilities in Ancona. The exterior design and the general layout were designed by Horacio Bozzo, while the naval architecture and the engineering were developed by Axis Group Yacht Design in collaboration with ISA.​ Read More

Ivan Erdevicki renames design company ER Yacht Design

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Ivan Erdevicki Naval Architecture & Yacht Design, Inc. of Vancouver, Canada has renamed the business. From 1st July the company will be known as ER Yacht Design. The image, style and ethos of the design company remains the same as does the legal entity, registration and the head office in Vancouver, Canada. The contact remain the same. Read More

SYX Special: The Italian design studio Hot Lab

Monday, 24 February 2014

Innovative and proudly Italian, we sat down with the design studio Hot Lab to get a view of their unique design processes and to find out what the future of yacht design has in store, from the very studio leading the design direction. It was in 2004 when the Italian design trio of Michele Dragoni, Enrico Lumini and Antonio Romano set up shop in Milan to create Hot Lab. Read More

Recruitment drive at BMT Nigel Gee to meet expanding workload

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

BMT Nigel Gee, a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced expansion activity at its offices in Southampton to meet a large increase in design work. BMT Operates across four principal market sectors. Read More

SYX Special: Interview with superyacht designer Espen Oeino

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Norwegian-born, French and Scottish-educated, Espen Øino has some of the world’s best-loved yachts to his name. We sat down with the accomplished designer to hear about where it all began. “Can you draw?” It was the question that launched his career, and he’s been proving his immense skill with paper and pen ever since. Read More

Nauta Yachts comments on delivery of Azzam

Friday, 6 December 2013

On October 22nd 2013 Azzam, the largest yacht in the world, was delivered to her proud owner. Besides being the largest yacht in the world with her 180 meters she is also holder of other impressive records, as a power of 94,000 HP, a top speed of over 30 knots, and an impressively short building time at Lürssen. Read More

Designer René van der Velden comments on Caryali

Monday, 25 November 2013

Immediately after superyacht Caryali was handed over to her owners early 2013, the handsome superyacht designed by René van der Velden, and built at Alloy Yachts, embarked on a Pacific cruise. We recently met up with designer René van der Velden in Fort Lauderdale, to discuss the design of the yacht. Read More

On the road to Monte Carlo with the RWD Auto Tour

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Just after dawn on a crisp September morning, a procession of classic and modern supercars departed from the illustrious surroundings Royal Automobile Club’s Country residence in Epsom, Surrey. Destined to arrive into Monte Carlo in time for the start of the Monaco Yacht Show 72 short hours later. Read More

Feadship De Voogt’s Big Day Out to Monaco

Thursday, 26 September 2013

The sensational designs they have created over the decades clearly illustrate the commitment to the Feadship cause of the workforce at Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects. Yesterday, 150 staff members left their drawing boards and computer screens behind them to take their message of perfection in person to the Monaco Show.

Interview with the designers of Azzam, the world's largest yacht

Monday, 23 September 2013

Nauta Yachts open up to us about how a postponed project led to the design firm’s involvement with one of the most talked about yachts of all time. For those involved in the industry, and not a few outside the superyacht sphere, Azzam is inescapable. The 180-metre‘s reputation tore around the world long before her launch. Read More

Vripack presenting unique Pop-Up Gallery at MYS

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Vripack is presenting an unique Pop-Up Gallery, located in the Dutch Pavilion booth QD8, at next weeks Monaco Yacht Show. "Like last year, our gallery will be innovative with special features that can be seen as a creative wink to the yachting industry", Nienke Tromp comments. Read More

The new design of sailing yacht Aandeel

Friday, 13 September 2013

Adam Voorhees has send us photos of his latest work, Project Aandeel, a 25 metre superyacht with a 230m2 upwind sail area. This is the first completed project that is designed entirely by Adam Voorhees Design. Aandeel, the sloop originally designed by S&S and built by Goetz, has been refitted at Westerly Marine in California. Read More

Azure Yacht Design & Naval Architecture launch new website

Thursday, 5 September 2013

Azure Yacht Design & Naval Architecture have launched a new website. Based in the heart of the Dutch yachting industry, Azure has extensive experience in yacht design, naval architecture, engineering, supervision and support of new builds and refits. Read More

Job opening at Diana Yacht Design

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Because of business expansion Diana Yacht Design, a leading Dutch company specialized in designing superyachts, is looking for a Naval Architect. Diana Yacht Design is looking for an all round Naval Architect who has a thorough understanding of luxury yacht building. Read More

Andrew Winch Designs comments on launch of Feadship Sea Owl

Monday, 3 June 2013

On 31st May 2013, the exquisitely designed Sea Owl emerged from her shed at Feadship Royal Van Lent, to undergo sea trials. With Exterior, Interior and decoration designed by London based Andrew Winch Designs, this launch sees the culmination of a fantastic five year long collaboration between Designer, Owner and Shipyard. Read More

Bernard Olesinski Limited expanding into superyacht market

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Bernard Olesinski Limited have launched their new website, coinciding with expansion into the superyacht market. With over 40 years of experience in production yachts, for Princess and Fairline amongst others, Bernard and his son Justin (MD) have created a design process which works in parallel. Read More

Johnny Vickers re-joins Redman Whiteley Dixon as a director

Friday, 26 April 2013

The partners of Redman Whiteley Dixon have welcomed Johnny Vickers who re-joins the team in his new role as a director; a long-time colleague and friend, Johnny will become a partner in developing the successful British Superyacht design studio. ​Johnny started his career in yacht design with RWD 12 years agoRead More

New Caribbean-inspired concept collection by Setzer Yacht Architects

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

This spring has been an especially productive season for the award-winning design team at Setzer Yacht Architects. Drawing inspiration from a busy Caribbean charter season observed from its newly opened studio in Antigua, the 22-year old firm has been developing designs at a breakneck pace since winter. Read More

Nauta Yachts comments on their design for superyacht Azzam

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Nauta Yachts has commented on the launch of superyacht Azzam, the largest motor yacht in the world, with exterior design and styling by Nauta Yachts, and built by Lürssen. The yacht was to be able to navigate at speeds in excess of 30 knots, powered by a combination of two gas turbines and two diesel engines. Read More

Rob Doyle Design is launched

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Rob Doyle has today announced the establishment of a new yacht design company, Rob Doyle Design, and the ‘takeover’ of the offices and staff of Ron Holland Design in Kinsale, Ireland. Doyle worked as Holland’s lead designer over the period during which the studio was responsible for a range of evolutionary superyacht projects. Read More

BMT Nigel Gee launches new website

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

​BMT Nigel Gee has just launched their new website, The site includes the results of practically focused research material covering regulatory impacts such PYC, structural design and energy efficiency as well as a number of case studies of recent yacht projects including the award winning SY Hemisphere. Read More

Claydon Reeves take part in the 5th Peking to Paris Endurance Rally

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

​Mike Reeves and his Partner Michelle Jana Chan, the travel journalist & BBC Fast Track presenter, will be competing in the 5th Peking to Paris Endurance Rally later this year. They leave Peking on the 28th of May and over the next month will cross China and Mongolia, travel through Russia, the Ukraine, Slovakia and into Europe. Read More

Redman Whiteley Dixon announces the appointment of a new partner

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Redman Whiteley Dixon, the New Forest based yacht interior and exterior design studio, have announced the appointment of Toby Ecuyer as partner. Toby joined the studio in 2004 and has been involved in a majority of the projects the studio has handled in that time. Becoming creative director in 2006, he has helped build a varied and fascinating portfolio of work. Read More

Setzer receives 38 metre super sportfish commission

Thursday, 21 February 2013

An experienced yacht owner and sport-fishing enthusiast has commissioned Setzer Yacht Architects to develop preliminary design documentation and specifications for an approximately 38-metre superyacht that is currently out for tender from select builders. The yacht is intended for cruising in the South Pacific. Read More

Italian superyacht designer launches new website

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Horacio Bozzo from the Italian naval architectural and engineering company Axis Group Yacht Design has announced the official launch of his new website, dedicated exclusively to Design.The new website offers quick and easy access to essential information on up and coming Horacio Bozzo’s design projects. Read More

Andrew Winch Designs comments on launch of 99 metre Feadship

Monday, 11 February 2013

Andrew Winch Designs has commented on the launch of the 99 metre Project Dream, the largest Superyacht ever built in the Netherlands and described as a Masterpiece by Feadship. Featuring striking Exterior and Interior designs by Andrew Winch, Superyacht Dream sets new standards of Design and Engineering. Read More

The launch of the Zuccon Superyacht Design brand

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Superyacht designer Zuccon International Project, ended 2012 with the November 17 launch of superyacht J’Ade, a 60 metre designed By Zuccon and built by CRN, which was followed by the January launch of Chopi Chopi, an 80 metre superyacht, also built at CRN. These two milestones have been the start of the Zuccon Superyacht Design brand. Read More

Andrew Winch Designs creates unique ‘whale’ suite

Thursday, 24 January 2013

This year, guests who visit Sweden’s iconic ICEHOTEL will have the opportunity to sleep in a unique ‘whale’ suite designed by the leading International yacht design studio Andrew Winch Designs (AWD) and inspired by the studio’s ongoing affiliation with the UK-based charity BLUE Marine Foundation (BLUE). Read More

Ed Dubois shares his views on the NZ Millennium Cup

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

One billion dollars. That’s what the New Zealand industry has meant to him, says Ed Dubois of Dubois Yachts. “We have built over 40 yachts in New Zealand, representing over $NZ 1 billion-worth of construction. The country is therefore a central part of our background as yacht designers and we’re delighted to be involved..” says Dubois. Read More

Sam Sorgiovanni to Speak at ASMEX 2013

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

As the 2013 Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference gains momentum, so does its notorious speaker profiling. The 2013 Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference (ASMEX) 2013 is globally distinguished for its informative programme and key networking opportunities. Read More

BMT Nigel Gee collaborates with Cayman Island Shipping Registry

Monday, 12 November 2012

BMT Nigel Gee, a subsidiary of BMT Group, is set to launch its latest technical paper in collaboration with the Cayman Island Shipping Registry. Developed to provide insight for a wide range of industry stakeholders, the paper examines aspects of the 2010 Passenger Yacht Code (PYC) which aims to provide a SOLAS equivalent code for yachts wishing to carry up to 36 passengers. Read More

SYT interview with Philippe Starck about 78 metre superyacht Venus

Friday, 9 November 2012

This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing one of the most influential designers in the world, Philippe Starck. The latest superyacht by his hand, the 78 metre Feadship Venus, built for the late Steve Jobs, left the traditional superyacht industry gasping for air. I talked with the French designer about his radically different approach to a superyacht. Read More

Superyacht interior designer Alberto Pinto: 1945-2012

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Earlier this week Alberto Pinto, one of the world’s most affluent interior designers, passed away, aged 67. Alberto Pinto is responsible for the interiors of some of the world's largest yachts, such as Dilbar, Ocean Victory and Alfa Nero. Pinto was born in Casablanca in 1945, to Argentine parents of French and Italian descent. Pinto attended the Ecole de Louvre, and later went on to set up office in the 17th-century Place des Victoires. Read More

Philippe Starck comments on Feadship superyacht Venus

Monday, 5 November 2012

Last week's highlight was without doubt the launch of the 78 metre Feadship superyacht Venus. The yacht has been designed by Philippe Starck, who has now released more information about this exciting design. "In April 2007, Steve Jobs asked Philippe Starck to design a boat, of approx 80 meters with roughly 6 rooms". Read More

Malcolm McKeon leaves Dubois Naval Architects

Friday, 2 November 2012

After many years working with Dubois Naval Architects, having joined the company as a graduate in 1981, Malcolm McKeon is set to depart the company for pastures new. Malcolm met Ed Dubois sailing in Hong Kong and then, after taking the yacht design course in Southampton, he joined the company. Read More

Dubois Naval Architects comments on recently launched Ohana

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Designed by Dubois Naval Architects, Ohana is the eighth Dubois design to be built at the Fitzroy yard. Complementing her modern lines and timeless design is an equally beautiful interior, styled by her owner who drew on a fresh and clean palette, with joinery work in whitewashed oak, to create a modern interior with natural colours. Read More

Hoek Design comments on contract for Truly Classic 126

Friday, 19 October 2012

Hoek Design in the Netherlands has signed a contract for an exhilarating new model in the Truly Classic range. At 38.40 metres, the TC126 will be the largest Truly Classic to date and synthesise all the developments of recent years in terms of versatility, layout, performance, keel configuration and sail plan. Read More

Designer comments on 127 metre Privilege One superyacht project

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

In September 2011 was the first to report about a 127 metre superyacht under construction in Italy, at the Privilege Yacht Company, the Privilege Yard s.p.a today. Recently, SYT spoke to the Privilege One's designer, Abdeslam Laraki, designer and founder of Laraki Yacht Design. Read More

Largest yacht in the world Azzam designed by Nauta Yachts

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Last month, Lürssen moved the hull and superstructure of the world's largest yacht, Azzam, believed to be around 180 metres long. Since that day, we have received confirmation, that the yacht is designed by Italian yacht designers Nauta Yachts. They remain tight lipped about any details concerning this huge project. Read More

Mark Whiteley says goodbye to Redman Whiteley Dixon

Monday, 25 June 2012

After jointly founding British superyacht interior and exterior design studio, Redman Whiteley Dixon (RWD) 20 years ago and having hugely enjoyed helming the business together with Justin Redman and Tony Dixon over that time, Mark Whiteley has decided to leave RWD at the end of the year to follow new adventures on the high seas of life. Read More

Vripack exposition in the Frisian Maritime Museum

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

The Frisian Maritime Museum is a versatile museum showing the history of Frisian shipping from the 17th until the 20th century. Apart from the Frisian shipping and shipbuilding, the museum presents a picture of water sports from the 2nd of June until the 2nd of September the museum will hold an exposition about 50 years of Vripack. Read More

Paszkowski to design new line of superyachts for Baglietto

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

The Baglietto Shipyard in La Spezia has announced that they have signed a contract with Italian superyacht designer Francesco Paszkowski to create Baglietto’s new styling. The new line of planing and displacement superyachts will be presented at the 2012 Monaco Yacht Show. In addition the designer will also work on the three Baglietto projects that the new owners have taken over from the previous ownership. Read More

Frank Neubelt leaves superyacht design firm Newcruise

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Superyacht Design firm Newcruise announced earlier this week that the company will be under sole management of the general manager Roland Krueger. Frank Neubelt, long-time Co-CEO and partner, has resigned from his position as CEO. Newcruise assures us that the comprehensive services of exterior- and interior design services for megayachts will be unaffected by Frank's departure. Read More

Fraser Yachts London office becomes Claydon Reeves gallery

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

The body of work that is currently being showcased at Frasers represents a brief overview of the capabilities of Claydon Reeves. From 110m to 15m the design firm is able to undertake both interior and exterior design of a unique and bold nature. Centrepiece at the Fraser London office is the dramatic 15 metre Aeroboat that has prime position. Read More

Redman Whiteley Dixon comments on recently launched Feadship Hampshire II

Friday, 27 April 2012

Saturday 14th April 2012 marked the launch of one of Redman Whiteley Dixon’s (RWD), most significant projects to date, Hampshire II, a 78.5m motor yacht. Masterfully built by Feadship, with interior and exterior design by the Hampshire-based design studio and project managed by the team at Edmiston. Read More

Live from China: Diana Yacht Design working on an exciting new project

Saturday, 7 April 2012

Today, at our stand at the Hainan Rendez-Vous, we had the chance to meet up with our friends at Diana Yacht Design, who gave us a sneak preview of an exciting new project, specifically targeted at the Asian market. A key design element on the yacht, is the total separation between guests and crew, a feature normally seen on much larger yachts. Read More

Laurent Giles Superyacht Architects launches new website

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Laurent Giles Superyacht Architects (LGSA) launched their new website, The site features their new corporate image, details of their services and explains their approach to each individual project. LGSA can provide services from initial concept development, full naval architecture through to in build support. Read More

Van Oossanen Naval Architects celebrates 20th anniversary

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Van Oossanen Naval Architects celebrated its 20th anniversary on 26th January, with some 100 guests attending, in an "open house" type setting. In a speech by Peter van Oossanen, the founder of the company, he explained that in addition to the 20th birthday of the company there are a number of other reasons for the celibration. Read More

Fraser Yachts London office serves as Eidsgaard Design gallery

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Last Month saw the official unveiling of a new window display in the Fraser Yachts Mayfair office, the event served as the perfect festive opportunity for networking with clients and industry peers. Fraser Yachts offered their London office as a gallery to Eidsgaard Design to exhibit their yacht and aircraft design skills. Read More

Boksa Marine Design launches new website

Monday, 17 October 2011

Boksa Marine Design, Inc. has today released their newly revised website, The website is part of an overall re-focus on branding and marketing at Boksa Marine Design. Future plans also call for more public relations and advertising efforts as well as an increased presence at industry trade shows and events. Read More

Job opening at Diana Yacht Design

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Because of business expansion Diana Yacht Design, a leading Dutch superyacht design company, is looking for a Naval architect with experience as a mechanical engineer or a Mechanical engineer with experience in naval architecture, who has a thorough understanding of luxury yacht building. Read More

New faces at Design Unlimited

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Design Unlimited, interior designers for production and super yachts, have announced two new appointments to its team based in the town of Fareham, on the south coast of the UK. Gary Rossall takes on the new role of Design Manager, in which capacity he will be responsible for the day‐to‐day management of the design team. Read More

Sky1 premiere is race against time for BMT naval expert

Friday, 5 August 2011

Naval Architect Sam Stevens, from BMT Nigel Gee Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy recently undertook one of the biggest engineering challenges of his career to date. Sam was part of a team of four competing in the Sky1 premiere of Safebreakers. Read More

BMT Nigel Gee celebrates 25 years of innovative vessel designs

Friday, 1 July 2011

BMT Nigel Gee Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, celebrates 25 years of innovative vessel design this year. Established as Nigel Gee and Associates Ltd in June 1986, by Nigel Gee and John Bonafoux, the company is recognised as one of the world’s leading naval architecture and marine design consultancies, providing a comprehensive service from concept through to detailed production design. Read More

Hoek Design celebrates silver jubilee in style

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Hoek Design in the Netherlands will celebrate its 25th anniversary in August 2011. The leading design and naval architecture office is still run by its founder, Andre Hoek, who today shares the boards with a range of specialists from across the spectrum of luxury sailing and motoryachts. The company will mark its silver jubilee in style. Read More

Superyacht designer Bill Dixon wins award in Asia

Thursday, 5 May 2011

After a very successful ‘awards’ year in 2010 Bill Dixon has got 2011 off to a flying start by being named ‘Yacht Designer of the Year’ at the Asian Marine and Boating Awards 2011. Dixon, who has worked with companies in Asia for nearly thirty years, has now won prestigious awards two years running from a continent which is rapidly developing. Read More

Ron Holland Design opens doors in Vancouver

Monday, 21 February 2011

One of the world’s best known and most highly regarded names in international superyacht design officially opens its doors in Vancouver on March 3rd, marking a carefully planned expansion to the western seaboard. New Zealand-born Ron Holland established a reputation for designing exceptionally fast and successful racing yachts. Read More

Design Unlimited appoints Nicola Brook

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Design Unlimited has announced the appointment of Nicola Brook to boost the interior design studio’s resources in devising colours schemes and fabric selection. Originally from Yorkshire, Nicola moved south to study for a BA in textile design at the Winchester School of Art before starting work at Design Unlimited. Read More

Superyacht design company Langan Design continues

Friday, 11 February 2011

The legacy of naval architect Bill Langan (1955 -2010) will live on not only in the yachts he designed over a career spanning more than three decades -firstly as a designer with Sparkman & Stephens, then as the principal of Langan Design Associates, Inc. -but also the yachts that will be completed by the newly formed Langan Design Partners LLC. Read More

Zuccon International Project sets up Maxi Yacht division

Thursday, 27 January 2011

In response to growing demand for superyacht designs, Zuccon International Project is drawing on years of experience in the field to strategically expand its staff and set up an in-house team dedicated specifically to research and development in the area of superyacht designs. Read More

A good Year for Adriel Design

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

2010, was a good year for Adriel Design, Inc. Last spring Northcoast Yachts successfully launched the NCY 125, a 38m superyacht fit with a beautiful Adriel Design interior. Adriel Design worked closely with Northcoast Yachts and the owner to develop a fresh new look with angular grace and minimal elegance. Read More

Diana Yacht Design is looking for a naval architect

Friday, 21 January 2011

Because of business expansion, Dutch superyacht designers Diana Yacht Design are seeking a naval architect with experience as a mechanical engineer or a mechanical engineer with experience in naval architecture. Read More

New design department at Azure Naval Architects

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

In addition to a wealth of technical expertise, the Dutch company Azure Naval Architects now has its own team of in-house designers. In its seven-year existence, Azure has experienced considerable growth. Azure is currently working on the design of interiors and exteriors for six motoryachts with lengths varying from 60 to 115 metres. Read More

Van Oossanen & Associates’ FDHF is gaining ground

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

A little more than a year after the first presentation of the Fast Displacement Hull Form concept (FDHF), to a scientific audience at the FAST 2009 Conference, followed in April 2010 by the first publication of the Heesen 6500 FDHF, Van Oossanen & Associates have secured orders for the naval architecture of 6 more FDHF motor yachts. Read More

Steve Rice appointed design director at Design Unlimited

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Steve Rice has been promoted to Design Director at the yacht interior design studio Design Unlimited. Based on the south coast of England Design Unlimited, formed in 2000 by Mark Tucker, has grown to be one of the leading production and superyacht interior design companies in the worldwide yachting industry. Read More

Bill Prince Yacht Design expands, opens waterfront office

Thursday, 14 October 2010

Bill Prince Yacht Design, Inc expanded its operations and opened new waterfront office space. On the heels of several successful projects for private clients and production builders, and fresh contracts for new vessels and refits, Bill Prince Yacht Design has established new office space on the shores of Lake Michigan. Read More

Callender Designs receives ISS award for Excellence in Innovation

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

On the opening night of the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show it was announced that Alastair Callender, of UK based Callender Designs, won the “Excellence in Innovation” category, which is part of the prestigious “Awards of Distinction”. This award is voted by the Board of Directors of the International Superyacht Society (ISS). Read More

Vripack launches new website

Monday, 31 May 2010

An extraordinary list of more than 400 projects, amazing movies about projects and constructions, shiny and extremely organized new disciplines, the latest news from Vripack and an impressive overview of our brokerage; you can find it all on Vripack's inspiring new website, which offers plenty to keep you occupied. Read More

Adam Voorhees named the World Superyacht Young Designer of the Year

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Young designer Adam Voorhees is honored to announce that he has been named the World Superyacht Young Designer of the Year at the 2010 World Superyacht Awards. Adam received the award for his design of Ra; the superyacht with a visionary approach to the connections between luxury, comfortable living, and the nautical lifestyle. Read More

Superyacht design studio Zuccon International Project launches new website

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

The website of Zuccon International Project, the architecture and design company run by the designers Gianni Zuccon and Paola Galeazzi, is now online. The new website, which has an Italian and an English version, was designed by Bernardo Zuccon with consultancy by Andreasculati Agency, and developed by the web agency Roberto Fonio. Read More

Bannenberg Designs rebrands to Bannenberg & Rowell Design

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Dickie Bannenberg and Simon Rowell are pleased to announce that Bannenberg Designs will be known as Bannenberg & Rowell Design as of today. The studio was founded by Dickie’s father, the late Jon Bannenberg, in the early 60s and notable designs include the 138m Rising Sun, 67m Siran and more recent projects include Predator and Natori. Read More

Latest news from Bannenberg & Rowell Design

Wednesday, 8 April 2009

Bannenberg & Rowell Design is working with major shipyards around the world on many different superyacht projects. They are working with Baglietto on the interior of a 41 metre yacht, in the United States with Trinity Yachts on the design of a 60 metre motor yacht and other projects include two 60 metre Abeking yachts, and an 85 metre Lürssen. Read More

Superyacht design studio profile: Pastrovich Studio

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

In the summer of 1996, Stefano Pastrovich received an architectural degree, with honors, from the University of Genoa . Straight from university, Stefano started his career as a naval architect with the Martin Francis Design Studio. It was at the Francis Studio where Stefano had the opportunity to work on the 54 metre Senses. Read More

Latest news from Jonathan Quinn Barnett Ltd

Thursday, 22 May 2008

Queenship of Canada commissioned JQB Ltd for the design of their new 73ft series. Also, a gorgeous 142ft new build design for Crescent Custom Yachts is currently under construction at the same Vancouver shipyard. And last but not least, the design studio has completed the preliminary designs for a new 64ft motor yacht for Horizon Yachts. Read More

Superyacht designer profile: Sterling / Scott

Friday, 2 May 2008

In March Edmiston released information and drawings of the 72m Red Square, to be built by Dunya Yachts in Turkey. This impressive yacht is designed by the Monaco based design studio, Sterling Scott. We got in touch with Diana Scott and found out that although her studio may be very new, she has been in the industry for many years. Read More

Friday, 18 September 2009

Vripack opens office in New York

Thursday, 9 April 2009

MCC gain an in house chief designer

Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Latest news from Rhoades Young Design

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

New office for Humphreys Yacht Design

Tuesday, 13 January 2009

Management buy-in at Vripack

Thursday, 23 October 2008

Setzer Design launches new website

Friday, 4 April 2008

Patrick Knowles Designs expands

Thursday, 6 March 2008

Igor Lobanov – the yacht sculptor

Saturday, 26 January 2008

In Memoriam: Björn Johansson, 1974 - 2008

Thursday, 24 January 2008

Superyacht designer dies in crash

Tuesday, 18 September 2007

New Man at the De Voogt helm