Megayacht News Radio: Dickie Bannenberg

Even experienced superyacht designers can sometimes be thrown for a loop by clients. It recently happened to Dickie Bannenberg, the managing director of Bannenberg & Rowell. As you’ll learn in today’s podcast, an owner requested a “German interior.” Bannenberg shares how he and his team eventually determined what the client had in mind – along Continue reading

Megayacht News Radio: Joe Artese

Joe Artese of Joseph Artese Design makes a confession in today’s podcast: He prefers sailing yachts over motoryachts. A sailor at heart, he can’t help himself. That’s not to say that he hasn’t enjoyed working on various motoryacht projects over the years, including the refit of Suri, the refit of Alucia, and the design of Continue reading

Megayacht News Radio: Bruce Johnson, Sparkman & Stephens

Plenty of people change careers. Imagine if Bruce Johnson hadn’t left the automotive field to pursue yacht design. He never would have become president and chef designer of Sparkman & Stephens, arguably the most famous naval architecture firm in the world. In fact, the company has designed more than 2,700 vessels, ranging from superyachts to Continue reading