Superyacht Legend in Norwegian Fjords

DIANA: 50 years and 71+ superyacht projects later

What 50 years as a yacht design company looks like Written by: Laura Nicholls Publication: Boat International   Over five decades ago, three passionate Dutch engineers agreed to start working together on a handful of superyacht design projects as a brand-new freelance collective. As innocent as it seems, what became of this collaboration is now…

Diana Yacht Design Timeline

50 Years of Diana Yacht Design Written by: Parisa Hashempour Publication: SuperYacht Times In 1971, Diana Yacht Design first opened its doors in Amstelveen, the Netherlands. Over the past 50 years, the naval architecture and design company has championed Dutch Maritime heritage, developing award-winning naval architecture and engineering for some of the world’s most exciting superyacht projects.…

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…

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…

Seaview Concept yacht Blue Angel by Diana Yacht Design

New concept yacht Blue Angel revealed

New concept yacht: Blue AngelDiana Yacht Design and Exmar Yachting unveil new concept: Blue Angel Written by: Georgia Tindale Publication: SuperYachtTimes   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…

Energy Balance guest awareness on board

Fuel Efficiency of your yacht

Fuel Efficiency of your yacht 5 ways to boost the fuel efficiency of your yacht Written by: Georgia Tindale Publication: SuperYachtTimes   A topic which is increasingly on the mind of the modern superyacht owner is that of fuel efficiency. Of course, for a new owner looking to commission a new-build yacht, this is something…

Legend Yacht - photo by SuperyachtTimes

Planning your superyacht refit

Planning your superyacht refit 5 things to consider when your superyacht refit Written by: Georgia Tindale Publication: SuperYachtTimes   Owning a superyacht brings with it many of life’s greatest joys, whether that’s fabulous travel, relaxation or creating unforgettable memories with friends and family. That said, however, these spectacular vessels also require a huge amount of…