Langan Design is hiring!

Posted on May 3, 2022 in News

Langan Design Partners is seeking an associate Yacht Designer / Naval Architect to join ­­­our team in Newport RI. Langan Design has been a leading design office for over 25 years. Our design portfolio includes a wide range of sail and motor yachts: new custom builds, refits, and production projects. We are known for our […]

On the Road: Barcelona Yard Visit

Posted on Mar 9, 2022 in News
On the Road: Barcelona Yard Visit

With COVID restrictions finally easing in some parts of the world, it felt good to start revisiting some of our projects, in particular those which we never saw in person since their refits. Tom recently flew to the MB92 Shipyard in Barcelona for the inclining test of the Trinity-built 240′ motor yacht Cocoa Bean, a […]

Out of Sight: Stabilizers Add Onboard Comfort

Posted on Mar 9, 2022 in News
Out of Sight: Stabilizers Add Onboard Comfort

Two recent stabilizer refits—one power, one sail—have more in common than you might think If stabilizers do their work while out of sight underwater, will anyone notice? The answer is definitely yes—at least according to two of our clients. Recently we were involved with a pair of successful refits to improve the stabilization of two […]

Bluenose II – Days away from sailing

Posted on Apr 25, 2017 in Bluenose II, Construction Update, News, Sail
Bluenose II – Days away from sailing

From a design perspective, this project had its challenges: very few people still have the experience working with a such a large wood rudder, and most classification societies have long stopped adapting their rules to account for wood rudders for vessels of this size. For this new rudder, we approached ABS and asked that the […]

Zing III is now sailing in Rio harbor

Posted on Jan 7, 2014 in Construction Update, News, Sail

After a short commissioning period in Santos (Brazil), Zing III has made her way to her mooring and can be seen sailing in Rio harbor. Regularly topping 20 knots her canting keel gives her all the power she needs to blast out to the islands in record time. She is proving a blast to sail, […]

Zing III is in the water!

Posted on Dec 2, 2013 in Construction Update, News, Sail, Uncategorized
Zing III is in the water!

It was another rainy spring day in Brazil for Zing III’s commissioning. She sits on her lines and has just made her way to Rio. Stay tuned for some sailing pictures to come!

Our latest work: The True North 50

Posted on Aug 14, 2013 in News, Press Release, Uncategorized
Our latest work: The True North 50

We are happy to share this link from our friends at True North: The press release announcing the new flagship of the True North brand, the True North 50. We have been hard at work on this project and are excited to finally get to talk about it! Stay tuned for more information over the […]

Newport Mansion Project Featured in Superyacht Magazine

Posted on May 1, 2013 in Interior, News
Newport Mansion Project Featured in <I>Superyacht</I> Magazine

Finished more than a year ago our first Newport residential “refit” project has been featured in the latest edition of the Superyacht magazine. Click here to read the complete article.

Langan Design to continue

Posted on Feb 10, 2011 in News, Press Release

NEWPORT, R.I. (Feb. 10, 2011)–The legacy of renowned naval architect Bill Langan (1955 -2010) will live on not only in the yachts that he designed over a career that spanned more than three decades — first as a designer with Sparkman & Stephens and then as principal of Langan Design Associates, Inc. — but also […]