Dubois Naval Architects Assets Sold at Auction

One of the most renowned companies in yacht design, Dubois Naval Architects, went under the hammer this week as a result of liquidation. Ed Dubois (above) established the studio in 1977. It gained fame designing sailing superyachts primarily, but also motoryachts, such as Kiss (below). Dubois died in March 2016. While the studio continued operations, Continue reading


HMY Superyachts Aligns With Ward Setzer

American megayacht buyers have another alliance at their disposal. Setzer Yacht Architects and the HMY Superyachts division of HMY Yacht Sales are leveraging their respective experience to support owners “from sketch to sea,” as Ward Setzer puts it. HMY has long had extensive brokerage listings. But, it also represents new-build clients. Some of its brokerage Continue reading


The New Megayacht Designer Directory

On the heels of the newly reorganized Megayacht Builders Directory, we’ve simplified our Megayacht Designer Directory. We’ve also added an extra search function, for flexibility. Created in 2012, the Megayacht Designer Directory featured alphabetical listings. We included the leading global naval architecture, exterior styling, and interior design studios. Within each listing, we also included a Continue reading