Winch Design

History

Superyacht designer Andrew Winch started in Jon Banneberg’s pioneering yacht design studio in 1980 having been mentored by the legendary designer as a student. After six years, Winch set out on his own, forming Andrew Winch Designs in 1986 with his wife, Jane. In 2015 the firm was re-branded as Winch Design.

Specialising in the interior and exterior design of both sailing and motor custom superyachts, the Winch Design studio in London now employs more than 50 people covering not only interior design and superyacht exterior styling but also private jets and land-based architecture. With projects ranging from small sailboats to 100 metre-plus superyachts, Andrew Winch remains one of the world’s foremost custom yacht designers.

Notable yachts

Among many significant custom yacht projects are 133 metre Al Mirqab, the Lurssens Phoenix 2 and Ace, the Feadships Madame Gu and Sea Owl, CMN-built Slipstream and Cloud 9, and the sailing superyachts Inoui, Hamilton II, Unfurled and Cyclos III. Winch Design also works with several superyacht yards to create new concepts, most recently Royal Huisman to create the Dart concept.

Specialisations

Alongside interior design and exterior styling for luxury yachts and yacht refits, the Winch Design team also designs superyacht tenders and other elements. Winch has collaborated with several other famous designers including Tim Heywood, Philippe Briand and De Voogt Naval Architects and the studio has won a large number of awards, including World Superyacht Awards for Al MirqabMadame Gu, Sea Owl (including separate awards for the yacht’s tenders), and ShowBoats awards for White Rabbit, Solemates, Cloud 9, Victoria of Strathearn and Whisper among many others.

DUBAI

Platinum   162 m •  2006

DILBAR

Lurssen   156 m •  2016

AL MIRQAB

Peterswerft - Kusch   133 m •  2008

PROJECT Y910

Stocznia Gdynia   120 m •  1990

LADY GULYA

Lurssen   111 m •  2019

MADAME GU

Feadship   99 m •  2013

TRANQUILITY

Oceanco   91.5 m •  2014

PHOENIX 2

Lurssen   90.01 m •  2010

HERE COMES THE SUN

Amels   89 m •  2016

ACE

Lurssen   85 m •  2012

AMATASIA

Lurssen   85 m •  2017

SARAFSA

Devonport   82 m •  2008

GALACTICA

Heesen   80.07 m •  2022

EXCELLENCE

Abeking & Rasmussen   79.95 m •  2019

NOBISKRUG 793

Nobiskrug   77.1 m •  2023

AMELS 242

Amels   74 m •  2024

PLVS VLTRA

Amels   74 m •  2016

AURORA

Lurssen   74 m •  2017

NEW SECRET

Amels   74 m •  2017

UNIVERSE

Amels   74 m •  2018

SYNTHESIS

Amels   74 m •  2021

LADY JORGIA

CRN   74 m •  2017

NOBISKRUG 795

Nobiskrug   70 m •  2022

ATTESSA

Feadship   68.58 m •  1998

HERMITAGE

Lurssen   68.15 m •  2011

NENINKA

Amels   67.6 m •  2019

PROJECT SPARTA

Heesen   67 m •  2023

VENTUM MARIS

Amels   65.7 m •  2011

SUPERYACHT Z

Amels   65.7 m •  2014

SEA RHAPSODY

Amels   65.7 m •  2012

SEA & US

Amels   62.4 m •  2018

FLAG

Feadship   62.33 m •  2000

SEA OWL

Feadship   62 m •  2013

MARGUERITE

Lurssen   60.97 m •  2004

ICE ANGEL

CMN   60 m •  2009

SLIPSTREAM

CMN   60 m •  2009

AMELS 200

Amels   60 m •  2024

SEA PEARL

Oceanco   60 m •  2004

ST DAVID

Benetti   60 m •  2008

ASTRID CONROY

Amels   58 m •  2006

NETANYA 8

CMN   57.7 m •  2007

HEESEN 57M EXPLORER

Heesen   56.7 m •  2023

SAMAX

Feadship   55.02 m •  1996

FARIBANA V

Amels   54.5 m •  1998

EXPLORER 55M

Dunya Yachts   54.08 m •  2023

OSTAR

Feadship   52 m •  1999

LA TANIA

CMN   49 m •  2001

ASOLARE

Hodgdon   47.12 m •  2004