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5 owners give their top tips on superyacht design

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Thomas Haffa

Develop an intense relationship with your designer

Contributing to the design of your own yacht is one of the great benefits to commissioning a custom project, but there are several important decisions to be made before experiencing the joy of delivery. Guests at the recent Superyacht Design Symposium heard from five yacht owners who shared their experiences of designing a floating home.

World Superyacht Awards judge and serial yacht owner, Thomas Haffa chaired the discussion panel and encouraged owners to develop an “intense” relationship with their yacht designer. “If we don’t brief him properly then it’s our fault,” he added.

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