naval architect


: one who designs ships

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The French sailboat manufacturer, which was founded in 1964 by naval architect and engineer Michel Dufour, was acquired by Fountaine Pajot in 2018. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 26 Jan. 2023 Built of lightweight aluminum by the Mulder Shipyard in the Netherlands from a design by leading Dutch naval architect Guido de Groot and an offshore hull design by Vripack, the Mulder Healey 1800 is a floating tribute to that iconic Healey 3000. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 25 Nov. 2022 As a testament to the slippery running surfaces created by naval architect Earl Alfaro, the fiberglass yacht can hit a surprisingly swift top speed of 29mph and cruise serenely at 25. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 28 Oct. 2022 Designed by leading yacht designer and naval architect Ron Holland, the vessel recently underwent an extensive refit at a cost of about $1.8 million, with refurbishment work completed on both its exterior and interior. Tamara Hardingham-gill, CNN, 1 Oct. 2022 Penned by Iván Salas Jefferson, the founder and naval architect of the international firm, Sail 55 is a fully electric sailing superyacht built to cruise to the furthest​ reaches of the globe sans emissions. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 8 Mar. 2022 Tilli Antonelli was the lead on a team that included naval architect Marco Arnaboldi who designed the running surface, Bernardo Zuccon for the exteriors and interiors, and Piero Lissoni who completed the interior styling and decor. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 10 Aug. 2022 Its exterior was designed by Canadian naval architect Greg C Marshall. Bill Springer, Forbes, 26 Oct. 2021 The hulls were designed by Canadian naval architect Scott Jutson and Espen Øino, the Rockstar designer of dozens of the world’s largest superyachts. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 31 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of naval architect was circa 1885

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“Naval architect.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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