Concept yacht Zenith at anchor

A day in the life of a superyacht exterior designer

Who isn’t intrigued by the life of a superyacht designer? To satisfy our curiosity about the day-to-day life of a superyacht designer, we speak to Hans-Maarten Bais, Creative Director and Casper Marelis, Naval Architect and Designer from Diana Yacht Design. A day in the Life of a superyacht exterior designer Written by: Georgia Tindale Publication:…

Atessa IV - refit by Diana Yacht Design

5 Top Tips for custom yacht design

So, you’ve decided that the superyacht lifestyle is the one for you. You are determined to take the plunge and design your dream vessel from scratch: your very own custom yacht. However, when you actually contemplate making a start on this process, it is safe to say that there is a huge amount to think…

van der Valk 34 metre explorer yacht

New order 34-metre explorer

Premium Dutch builder Van der Valk has received an impressive new order to build a fully custom 34-metre explorer motoryacht. To optimise efficiency and meet a wide range of very specific requests from the clients, the shipyard has brought together a team of four leading players from the Dutch superyacht sector for design, naval architecture…

Diana Yacht Design office The Netherlands

A Day in the Life of a Naval Architect

When looking at all of the available careers in the superyacht industry, it has to be said, that of the naval architect seems to be one of the least well understood by outsiders. Incorporating within it elements of mechanical, electrical, software, electronic and safety engineering as applied to the design process, shipbuilding, maintenance and operation…

Webinar IMO Tier III

Webinar: IMO Tier III

The new rules start soon: Get up to speed with the latest changes and adaptions to IMO Tier III.   Tune in for a webinar on the latest changes and adaptions to IMO Tier III. Even in these challenging times it’s good to expand our understanding of the latest developments in our sector. This certainly…

Seaview Concept yacht Blue Angel by Diana Yacht Design

New concept yacht Blue Angel revealed

The Dutch naval architecture and design studio Diana Yacht Design has unveiled a brand new, radical superyacht concept in time for this year’s Monaco Yacht Show: the 36-metre Blue Angel superyacht. With hydrogen propulsion providing the yacht’s power, Diana Yacht Design and the Belgian company Exmar Yachting prove the eco-credentials within the superyacht industry can…