Celebrating 90 Years of Yacht Design

Celebrating 90 Years of Yacht Design

Laurent Giles is one of the longest established and respected independent Yacht Design and Naval Architecture firms in the business.

110m HEMY

110m HEMY

Laurent Giles unveils a new approach to conceptual design with the 110m High Efficiency Motor Yacht...

Celebrating 90 Years of Yacht Design

Celebrating 90 Years of Yacht Design

With over 1300 designs under our belts we offer a unique breadth of experience in all types of yacht design and naval architecture.

Synergy Yacht ‘Atlas’

Synergy Yacht ‘Atlas’

A collaboration between Laurent Giles Superyacht Architects and H2 Yacht Design sees the development of Project Atlas, a modern superyacht that embodies the meaning of hybrid design.

Our Approach as Naval Architects

Established in 1927 Laurent Giles is one of the oldest names in yacht design, with over 1300 designs under our belts we offer a unique breadth of experience in all types of yacht design and naval architecture.

From initial concept development and technical support to class and flag approval, structural design and through build support, we can work with you throughout your project to ensure it’s success.

Naval Architecture Projects

Working at the forefront of yacht design for the last 90 years, with designs spanning a uniquely diverse range of yachts, has given Laurent Giles an unequalled breadth of experience.

83m VSY
Laurent Giles were commissioned to supply the naval architecture and hull design for this 83m yacht. “VSY is an Italian builder renowned for its sleek and futuristic superyachts, as well… Read about 83m VSY

    83m VSY

    83M MOTOR YACHT
    DUCHESS OF TUSCANY
    Duchess of Tuscany is currently under construction at Viareggio Super Yachts, with Laurent Giles acting as consulting naval architects, the stern was extended by 2.5m, and the proposal and development a bulbous bow was incorporated into the design. Read about DUCHESS OF TUSCANY
    • 64.00m
    • 1150GT
    • 12 Crew

    DUCHESS OF TUSCANY

    64m NEW BUILD SUPERYACHT
    STELLA MARIS
    Stella Maris's distinctive design features include a cleverly staggered internal deck arrangement, exceptionally good headroom in the aft public spaces, and a fully certified helideck. Read about STELLA MARIS
    • 72.10m
    • 2114GT
    • 20 Crew

    STELLA MARIS

    72m NEW BUILD MOTOR YACHT
    ROMA
    Roma is the second on the 61-62m Superyachts built by Viareggio Super Yachts (VSY), the first vessel Candyscape was launched in 2008. Both vessels are to exterior designs by Espen… Read about ROMA
    • 62.00m
    • 1090GT
    • 12 Crew

    ROMA

    62m NEW BUILD MOTOR YACHT
    SAMAR
    Samar was one of the first Superyachts to adopt a full diesel electric propulsion system, and features a flooding dock capable of taking a 12m high speed motor boat, plus a fully compliant heli deck. Read about SAMAR
    • 77.00m
    • 2208GT
    • 20 Crew

    SAMAR

    77m NEW BUILD MOTOR YACHT
    ROBERT C SEAMANS
    Robert C Seamans is a brigantine rigged sailing school/research ship, designed by Laurent Giles in 1998 for the Sea Education Association (SEA) for oceanagraphic research and sail training as part… Read about ROBERT C SEAMANS
    • 36.30m
    • 300GT
    • 45 Crew

    ROBERT C SEAMANS

    OCEANAGRAPHIC RESEARCH VESSEL
    S/Y BLUE LEOPARD
    A triumph of lightweight engineering in its day Read about S/Y BLUE LEOPARD
    • 34.20m
    • 140GT
    • 6 Crew

    S/Y BLUE LEOPARD

    SAILING YACHT
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    Yacht Design Concepts

    A Laurent Giles concept is developed with both naval architecture and design embedded from the start. All our concepts are driven by both function and form.

    TAKAPUNA II
    In the early 1990s Laurent Giles were commissioned by the Valdetarro Shipyards to design a 34m cutter with exterior styling by Studio Garroni specifically targeted at the charter yacht market. Read about TAKAPUNA II
    • 48.50m
    • 500GT
    • 8 Crew

    TAKAPUNA II

    G1952
    ATLAS
    Synergy Atlas is a collaboration between H2 Yacht Design and Laurent Giles. A modern motor Superyacht that utilises the efficiencies of sail power demonstrating the potential in merging Superyacht volume with the graceful elegance of a sailing yacht. Read about ATLAS
    • 110.00m
    • 4500GT
    • 30 Crew

    ATLAS

    110m HYBRID YACHT
    HEMY
    Higher maximum and cruising speeds for roughly the same power as a typical 70 m yacht Read about HEMY
    • 110.00m
    • 3000.00GT
    • 34 Crew

    HEMY

    110m High Efficiency Motor Yacht
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