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.

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’

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 rang of yachts, has given Laurent Giles an unequalled breadth of experience.

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
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
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

NEW 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
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
  • 48.50m
  • 500GT
  • 8 Crew

TAKAPUNA

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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
120m EXPLORER
This design is conceived as a genuine ‘go anywhere’ vessel Read about 120m EXPLORER
  • 122.00m
  • 6850GT
  • 50 Crew

120m EXPLORER

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

UESYH

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