„A responsive, agile, light displacement yacht, the ideal owner is one who wants to be able to sail a cruiser of this size – and still have fun. The Brenta 80DC is suitable for fast ocean passages without the necessity of a large crew. Systems aboard cover the full set of requirements for convenience and safety, but are kept simple to reduce weight, maintenance and failure potential“     
Michael Schmidt




I have always been driven in my life by one thing, the desire to be better. I strive to develop yachts ahead of their time, and to work with people who have a vision. These principles have also driven my new project. 

With Lorenzo Argento and Sir David Chipperfield I have found two personalities with a similar passion, Argento for the naval architecture and Chipperfield for the interior and design. They uncompromisingly pursued my vision of an ideal cruiser, which is characterized by beauty, simplicity and performance


Lorenzo Argento is responsible for the naval architecture and look of our yachts. Over the last 20 years, Argento was involved in many of the groundbreaking WALLY- projects, including the very first Wally „Wallygator“. His reputation for advanced B-Yachts designs and innovative IMS constructions goes along with his unmistaken sense for Italian style. He now owns his own company Lorenzo Argento Yacht Design in Milano.


Sir David Chipperfield, world-renowned architect, established his own office in 1985 and has since developed a diverse international body of creative work including cultural, residential, commercial, leisure and civic projects as well as masterplanning exercises. 

With the Brenta 80DC, the award-winning architect integrated his love of design with his love for the sea. An avid sailor himself and owner of a Brenta 42, the hull composition had him inspired from the start and eager to apply his vast architectural experience to the interior


Bill Tripp started Tripp Design Naval Architecture in 1984, designing racing boats that reflected a childhood spent on the water sailing in boats his father, William Tripp, Jr., designed. Thirty-three years later, with offices in Connecticut and Amsterdam, Tripp and his team design and engineer state-of-the-art yachts ranging in size op to 86 meters, found racing and cruising the world over.

Bill is an avid sailor whatever the size and endeavors to advance the sport in all its forms; design is a good tool for this. Close collaboration with his clients, his office colleagues, and the build teams throughout the entire creative and realization process; a dynamic exchange of ideas with talented and successful people; these are dreams in and of themselves.  


Mark Tucker is the founder of Design Unlimited and manages this multi-award winning, versatile, dynamic studio.  The studio portfolio is varied and includes both custom superyachts such as WinWin, Pink Gin and MY Mirage  and a wide range of production sailing and motor yachts.

Mark is a passionate sailor himself and enjoys both cruiser sailing and dinghy racing.  His passion for the sea is reflected in the boats he designs and has led to the studio’s reputation as one of the best sailing yacht interior design studios in the world.

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