MY Soprano construction

A day in the life of a superyacht marine engineer

A day in the Life of a superyacht marine engineer Written by: Georgia Tindale Publication: SuperyachtTimes What does the job entail? In a nutshell, marine engineers design the yacht’s construction details, technical spaces and systems (including engine rooms, emergency generator rooms and so on) to ensure the smooth daily operation of the vessel and that…

Concept yacht Zenith at anchor

A day in the life of a superyacht exterior designer

A day in the Life of a superyacht exterior designer Written by: Georgia Tindale Publication: SuperYachtTimes   Who isn’t intrigued by the life of a superyacht designer? Of all of the industry’s careers, that of the superyacht exterior designer must rank amongst the most fascinating and mysterious out there. And demanding too: with a barrage…

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

New 34-metre explorer Lady Lene 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…

Diana Yacht Design office The Netherlands

A Day in the Life of a Naval Architect

A Day in the Life of a Naval ArchitectFind out more about the day-to-day life of a naval architect. Written by: Georgia Tindale Publication: SuperYachtTimes   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…