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Giuseppe Sole

 

Giuseppe Sole graduated in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering in 1979 with maximum marking (110/110+).
He passed the statutory exhamination to practise as Marine Engineer in 1979 with maximum marking (120/120).
He served as Reserve Officer in the Technical Corps of the Italian Navy from 1980 to 1981; he was teacher in charge of the Marine Engineering High School of the Italian Navy in the Naval Academy of Leghorn.
From 1981 to 1982 he was appointed as Naval Architect and Marine Structure Designer from Tecnomare SPA of Venice; he was involved in the design of Special Marine and Offshore Rigs (offshore production platforms, jackets / jack-ups, underwater vehicles etc.).

In April 1982 he was appointed from the shipyard "F.lli Benetti" - Viareggio as Chief of the Design Department. He was involved in the design, in the production supervision and in the budgetting of motoryachts of various sizes as per following list:

  • M/Y Jangada 31 m
  • M/Y Iliki II 24 m
  • M/S Serena 24 m
  • M/Y Darnice II 32 m
  • M/S White Gull 42 m
  • M/Y Sea Sky 24 m
  • M/Y Mau Mau 48 m
  • M/Y Darnice III 52 m

From October 1985 to February 1994 he was appointed from Azimut Group as Technical Manager of the Benetti Division - Steel / Aluminum Megayacht. During the above time frame he was involved in the design, production supervision and budgetting of motoryachts of various sizes as per following list:

  • M/Y Rima 45 m
  • M/Y Sea Sedan 45 m
  • M/Y Sahab III 40 m
  • Azimut Atlantic Challenger (Blue Riband attempt) 27 m
  • M/Y Shamwary 45 m
  • M/Y Tully 40 m
  • M/Y Argentum 40 m
  • M/Y Joalmi 45 m
  • M/Y Ambrosia 45 m
  • M/Y Tommy 53 m

From February 1994 he started his activity as a “free lance” professional naval architect and marine surveyor being involved, amongst the others, in the following projects:

  • M/Y Golden Cell (Benetti Shipyard consultant) 50 m
  • M/Y Chamarro (litigation survey / arbitration in Singapore) 31 m
  • M/Y Nafisa (refit) 48 m
  • M/Y Moneikos (refit) 35 m
  • M/Y Nethania (refit) 24 m
  • M/Y Long Sea Way(new build Baglietto) 30 m
  • M/Y Aquamarine (supervision) 28 m
  • M/Y Alouette (refit - engineering up-grading) 42 m
  • M/Y Sari (new build - design / supervision) 45 m
  • M/S Till (construction supervision) 24 m
  • M/Y Suncoco (refit supervision) 32 m
  • M/Y Thalia (refit supervision) 38 m
  • M/Y Istranka (refit / design / supervision) 46 m
  • M/Y Pearl (major refit / design / supervision) 50 m
  • M/Y Darnice III (major refit / lenghtening to 61 m) 61 m
  • M/Y Cocoa Bean (refit) 45 m
  • M/S The Other Woman (refit) 62 m
  • M/S Cristoforo Colombo (refit) 30 m
  • M/Y 37 m YDPM 3 (design study) 37 m
  • M/Y Tex YDPM 4 (new build/design/supervision) 28 m
  • M/Y Grace G (new build) 28 m
  • M/Y Amalù (lenghtening-transom mod.) 24 m
  • M/Y Lady in Blue (stability enhancement) 42 m
  • M/Y CBI 35 m (design study) 35 m
  • M/Y 43 m Maiora “M/Y Lighea”(design / construction supervision)43 m
  • M/Y 47 ISA 470.2 “M/Y Ellix Too” (construction supervision) 47 m
  • M/Y Sairam Benetti 52 m (construction supervision) 52 m
  • M/Y GiVi - 60 m CRN - C. 120 (construction supervision) 60 m
  • M/Y 25 m - Ghibli/Admiral (construction supervision) 25 m
  • M/Y CBI 38 m (design study) 38 m
  • M/Y Galù (technical management on behalf of the Owners) 52 m
  • M/Y Lady al Maha (refit project in Turkey) 46
  • M/Y Gattinvidia (construction supervision) 24 m
  • M/Y Gin Tonic (refit project) 38 m
  • M/Y Amoha (ex Argentum - refit project / MCA upgrading) 40 m
  • M/Y RC (warrantee works / upgrading project / court case) 41 m
  • yacht build ISA 470.6 “M/Y Axioma”(construction supervision) 47 m
  • M/Y Altair (appraisal survey) 61 m
  • M/Y Force Bleu (upgrading / stability enhancement) 63 m
  • yacht build Rodriquez Collezione (Shipy. Qualific./Constr. Sup.) 38 m
  • M/Y Papinou (CBI Navi - stability enanchement) 37 m
  • yacht build CRN C.126 (new design - supervision) 59 m
  • yacht build Baglietto C.10198 (supervision) 34 m
  • M/Y Titan (pre-purchase survey) 60 m
  • yacht build Rodriquez C.386 (construction supervision) 38 m
  • yacht build Rodriquez C.386 bis (design assessment / constr. Super.) 40 m
  • M/Y Floridian (ex Aussie Rules) - pre-purchase survey 70 m
  • M/Y TITAN - major refit / surveillance / design 60 m
  • M/Y Nou Nou - pre-purchase survey 48 m
  • M/Y Nou Nou - up-grading of roll stabilizing system 48 m
  • M/Y Constance - Benetti BC 20 (pre-purchase survey) 36 m
  • M/Y Lady May of Glandore (asset valuation) 34 m
  • Ice class tags - Damen (Ship. Qualif. / constr.supervision) 26 m
  • M/Y Jipelee VII (marine casualty /court invest./total loss) 31 m
  • M/Y Galù (major refit / design / supervision) 52 m
  • M/Y White Pigeon (refit) 36 m
  • M/Y Warlock (assistance in litigation) 25 m
  • M/Y Freedom (marine casualty / court investigation) 30 m
  • M/Y More (fire investigation / insurance claim) 45 m
  • M/Y Seaforce One (marine survey / repair spec./ litigation) 53 m
  • M/Y Simon Fraser (asset valuation - conversion budgeting) 70 m

In 2001 and 2002 he has been in charge, as Shipyard Consultant, of the Quality Control for the Azimut Division of the Benetti-Azimut Group.
From 2005 to 2006 ha has been in charge, as Shipyard Consultant, of the Quality Control for Shipyard Sanlorenzo - Ameglia.
In 2006 - 2007 he has been appointed by the Company Tecnoinox to manage the process of getting the TYPE Approval of their newly designed marine equipments.
He is enrolled as Technical Consultant of the Judge for The Court of Lucca.
He has been involved as Technical Consultant in many Court cases, Litigations, Arbitrations / Technical Assesment Procedures.
He is enrolled in the Roll of Engineers of Lucca with n.° A 1734 as Naval Architect and Marine Engineer.
He is enlisted in the roll of Shipbuilding Technical Personell of the Italian Coast Guard.

In the current set-up of his professional activity Giuseppe Sole performs:

  • preliminary design work / feasibility study of yachts of any size including:
    • concept design / virtual prototyping
    • general arrangements / outline profiles
    • building specs
    • analisys of performances / velocity predictions / weight breakdown / trim and stability analisys / hydrostatics / etc.
    • body plan of hull and superstructures
    • construction costs analisys

  • design packages including:
    • constructional drawings of hull / superstructure structures and relevant calculations
    • constructional drawings of systems / piping and relevant calculations
    • constructional drawings and calculations of mechanical equipments
    • development of engine room lay-out
    • drawings and calculations of ventilation / air-conditioning systems
    • optimization of hull lines and appendages
    • development of detailed construction specs

  • consultancies and other services:
    • appraisal / pre-purchase surveys
    • marine casualties investigations
    • litigation surveys
    • project management / construction supervision / refit projects
    • inspections / sea trials (noise tests, plate thickness survey, thermoanemometric surveys, dye tests)
    • post delivery assistance
    • preparation of yacht's operation manuals

SoleGIUSEPPE SOLE
MarcoMARCO GIACOMETTI
MichelaMICHELA DEL CARLO
AndreaANDREA CARIGNANI
IlariaLISA VASSALLE
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In the current set-up of his professional activity Giuseppe Sole performs:

• preliminary design work / feasibility study of yachts of any size;

• design packages;

• consultancies and other services.

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Enrolled with n.° A1734 as Naval Architect / Marine Engineer to “Ordine degli Ingegneri” - Provincia di Lucca - Italy
Enrolled with n.° 41 to Coast Guard roll of Technical Personell of Shipbuilding Activities - Capitaneria di Viareggio - Italy
Court Surveyor - Consultant of the Judge for Shipbuilding / Yachtbuilding / Marine Casualties - Court of Lucca - Italy

 

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