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50 Years Diana Yacht Design

Boat International: “We journey back 50 years to when three passionate Dutch engineers decided to join forces as a brand-new freelance collective; a dream that went on to become Diana Yacht Design, responsible for over 71 superyacht projects. What 50 years as a yacht design company looks like Written by: Laura Nicholls Publication: Boat International…

Diana Yacht Design Timeline

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. 50 Years of Diana Yacht Design Written by: Parisa Hashempour Publication:…

MY Soprano construction

A day in the life of a superyacht marine engineer

Although it might not be the most glamorous or well publicised of careers in the industry, there are few people more integral to the successful day-to-day functioning of any superyacht than a marine engineer. A day in the Life of a superyacht marine engineer Written by: Georgia Tindale Publication: SuperyachtTimes What does the job entail?…

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…

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…

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…

Energy Balance guest awareness on board

Fuel Efficiency of your yacht

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 which can be factored into the choice of propulsion system used to power the boat, but what can be done for owners…

Legend Yacht - photo by SuperyachtTimes

Planning your superyacht refit

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 upkeep to maintain and regular periods in the yard for refit or maintenance are part and parcel of the…