Naval architecture
Yacht design
Construction supervision
Naval architecture and Yacht design - Ing. Giuseppe Sole

Marco Giacometti


He graduated in Mechanical Engineering at Rome University.
From 1987 to 1999 he was engaged as designer in the Technical Department of Azimut Benetti Shipyard -Viareggio.
From 1999 to 2000 he was in charge of the Production Engineering Department of Shipyard Benetti.
From 2000 to 2004 he started his partnership in a Ship Design Studio being involved in the development of complete technical design packages (structural design, engineering of systems / pipework, stability analysis) of yacht of any size.
From 2005 he started as a freelance professional in the field of yacht design and construction supervision.
At the moment he works for Studio Sole as consultant, being appointed time by time for special projects.

Main projects / cumulated experiences:

  • Azimut Jumbo 112’ & 102’ 34 m - FRP structural drawings / hull and superstructure
  • M/Y Long Sea Way 29.16 m - Stability analysis / MCA up-grading
  • M/Y YDPM 3 37 m - Feasibility study
  • M/Y YDPM 4 28 m

Constructional drawings

  • M/Y Lighea 43 m - Constructional drawings and construction supervision - MCA up-grading
  • Benetti FB 224 50 m - Constructional drawings
  • Benetti FB 228 55 m - Constructional drawings
  • Benetti FB 229 52 m - Constructional drawings
  • M/Y Gin Tonic 37 m - MCA up-grading works supervision
  • M/Y RC 40 m - Supervision of guarantee / refurbishment works
  • M/Y Odyssey 38 m - Construction supervision - acceptance tests / trials
  • M/Y Lady Maha 47 m - Appraisal of refit works in Turkey
  • M/Y Force Blue 63 m - Stability analysis
  • M/Y Papinou 48 m - Stability analysis
  • M/Y Floridian 75 m - Pre-purchase survey
  • M/Y Nanook 48 m - Pre-purchase survey
  • M/Y B17 34 m - Construction supervision
  • M/Y Amoha 40 m - Stability analysis for MCA up-grading

About us Gallery Services

I myself and my motivated colleagues, we all have clear in mind the priorities of our Clients, be them Shipyards or private yacht owners.

We realize that knowledge, straightforwardness, professionality and efficiency are at the top of the list with a leading position to be given to the love for the boats and the sea.

Be curious and move forward in this site to know more about us !!

A summary list of our main projects

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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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