Hull of 95-Foot Sailing Yacht Goes Right-Side-Up for the First Time

Posted on Dec 19, 2023 in Construction Update, News, Sail, Uncategorized

Rockport Marine reaches key milestone in build of contemporary classic superyacht designed by Langan Design Partners and Mark Whiteley Design. Photos by Billy Black ROCKPORT, ME (Dec. 19, 2023)—The 95-foot pilothouse sloop known as Project Ouzel reached a major milestone on a snowy day in Maine at the end of November. The hull emerged from the […]

Fall 2023 Newsletter

Posted on Sep 26, 2023 in News, Sheer Lines Newsletter

Langan Design’s fall newsletter features Project Ouzel, a new 95-foot contemporary classic (above). We also bring you up to date on the NorthCoast 415HT, explain our small contribution to Kristen Neuschäfer’s Golden Globe Race victory, and give back to the Ida Lewis Distance Race. View the newsletter, or subscribe in the form on this page.

Minnehaha Wins Golden Globe with New Rig and Chainplates

Posted on Aug 23, 2023 in News, Sail

Kirsten Neuschäfer, winner of the Golden Globe Race, adopted a conservative approach to keeping her mast in place for the solo race alone around the world. Langan Design Partners were pleased to help out. Last spring, a Cape George 36 named Minnehaha sailed into Les Sables d’Olonne, France, on a mere whisper of wind to […]

NorthCoast 415HT Collaboration: Listening In on the Process

Posted on May 30, 2023 in News, Power

A few weeks ago, we shared the news that Langan Design was chosen by NorthCoast Boats to design their new flagship model, the 415HT. Now you can eavesdrop on an in-depth conversation that Tom and Sam had with NorthCoast’s Podcaster-in-Chief Cesar DaPonte and Engineer Roy Pereira, which explains the collaboration in more detail—and why we’re […]

Spring 2023 Newsletter

Posted on May 18, 2023 in News, Sheer Lines Newsletter

Our latest newsletter announces a fast new fishing boat that is “hot off the press,” shares our Designers’ Comments, and also sends us back a decade to a Residential Refit that feels like a Classic Yacht. View the newsletter, or go straight to our subscribe page.

Residential Refits that Feel Like a Classic Yacht

Posted on Apr 19, 2023 in News

Langan Design’s focus is “primarily naval architecture,” says Sam Howell, but a recent residential project sparked memories of previous land-based design work that required nautical expertise, meticulous research, and new collaborations. In 2011, the firm was asked to design a basement for a Newport mansion. The project was highlighted in a 2013 story for Superyacht […]