Video: Design masterclass with Giorgio M. Cassetta

21 July 2021

Giorgio Cassetta has worked on the design of some seriously large yachts – Benetti’s 107 metre Luminosity, 69 metre Spectre, and 63 metre Metis to name a few – and he’s also a master of the small but perfectly formed power boat, too (see Cigarette’s Tirannas 41, 42 and 59 for proof). In this exclusive design masterclass, he reminisces about doodling yachts at school, recalls his first project – an 11 metre open boat that’s still zooming around Sardinia – and dreams of taking a two-year sabbatical sailing around the world. Including cameo appearances from Ophelia the Persian cat...