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SY Interviews: The Brief of a Naval Architect

The underrated and highly complex brief of a naval architect is to bring together all of the various, oftentimes conflicting, processes and people necessary to bring a new build to life. Yet exactly what a naval architect does, how this differs to the job of a designer and how this aligns with our industry’s growing trends, remains shrouded in mystery for many. We talked face-to-face (or screen-to-screen) with some of the biggest names in the sector to uncover just what naval architecture means to the men and women behind the desks.

SY Interviews: The Brief of a Naval Architect
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Royal Yacht Brokers Announce Sale of Golden Shadow

Royal Yacht Brokers are pleased to announce the recent sale of <a href="https://www.superyachts.com/luxury-yacht-for-sale/golden-shadow-3989/">Golden Shadow</a>, a 66.75 metre mega yacht built in 1994 by Campbell Shipyard, and extensively refit in 2017. The seller was represented by Fraser Yachts, Jan Jaap Minemma, after just 5 months of listing in their sales fleet. Representing the buyer, Manuele Thiella, CEO of <a href="https://www.superyachts.com/yacht-brokers/index.htm?id=312">Royal Yacht Brokers</a>, was delighted to oversee the exchange.

Royal Yacht Brokers Announce Sale of Golden Shadow

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