Quasar Institute For Advanced Design

Master in Yacht Design

First Level Accredited Master

The Academic Master in Yacht Design deals with the design of boats at 360 °: from the water lines to the interior furnishings, from the details to all the components necessary for the realization of the project, without neglecting the specific regulations and product analysis.

Conceived in 1997 and now in its 15th edition, the Master is sponsored by the National Council of Architects, Planners, Landscapers and Conservators.

Quasar Institute For Advanced Design

Master in Yacht Design

First Level Accredited Master

The Academic Master in Yacht Design deals with the design of boats at 360 °: from the water lines to the interior furnishings, from the details to all the components necessary for the realization of the project, without neglecting the specific regulations and product analysis.

Conceived in 1997 and now in its 15th edition, the Master is sponsored by the National Council of Architects, Planners, Landscapers and Conservators.

Credits

60

Start Date

March/September

Duration

1 year

Attendance

Part Time

ACADEMIC GOALS

The aim of the Master is to start the students to operate successfully both in the design of new models and in refitting, as freelance professionals or within studios and production facilities. For this purpose, the Master in Yacht Design deals with topics which, proceeding by successive degrees towards the specialization, frame the complexity of the theme within clear reference systems to ease the rapid acquisition of familiarity with direct step-by-step applications.

Trainees become familiar with the various types of boats, know the recent evolution of pleasure boating: classifications, nomenclatures and standards; the characteristics of the boating market, the main production structures, the materials and construction techniques in use.

Approaching the project, They’ll be able to prepare the correct distribution of loads and the internal functional partition of the boat; know how to use the dedicated CAD tools effectively in the project; they are able to make the choice of the most suitable method to construct the surfaces suitable for CAM transfer for the milling of the pieces; are able to define the hydrostatic and hydrodynamic characteristics of the project and choose the most appropriate water lines; they can take care of the interior design, passing through the calculation of the boat’s trim, the applicable powers and the study of the most efficient rig (in the case of sailing boats); Project management principles and experiences, study of techniques and standards for industrial reproducibility, as well as rules and ways of protecting the project idea, as well as environmental and marine heritage complete the training.
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SUBJECTS

  • 3D modeling training – 8 CFA
  • Naval and technical design – 8 CFA
  • Structural and aesthetic design – 8 CFA
  • Layout design – 6 CFA
  • On-board systems design – 6 CFA
  • Types of nautical construction – 6 CFA
  • Design management – 2 CFA
  • Communication and brand strategy – 2 CFA
  • Final Exam – 4 CFA
  • Internship – 10 CFA

PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE

The Master in Yacht Design prepares trainees to operate successfully both in the design of new models and in refitting, as freelance professionals or within studios and production facilities.

Professional opportunities are possible in design studios, and mainly in companies that manufacture components starting from projects that must be revisited by the technical offices of industry and often redesigned according to the quantity and economy of scale.

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