Naval Architecture & Design Studio


Yacht Design Collective is a French naval architecture design studio based in Paris and the Morbihan Gulf, and founded in 2015 by François PERUS and Romain SCOLARI.

Both naval engineers, they graduated together from the ENSTA-Bretagne and Paris La Villette school. Keeping in mind to transform their friendship and passion in a potential collaboration in the future, they trained separately for several years to then move forward together.

Yacht Design Collective was born. And it is now a showcase of a collaboration that benefits of the complementarity of their respective vision and experiences allowing the studio to be pertinent and versatile in the marine industry.

François Pérus

François Pérus

Naval Architect


Trained with boat designers in France and abroad focusing particularly on multihulls and composites building. He quickly had the opportunity to design and to build his own personal catamaran, and at the same time to be involved in the design of some new cruising multihull projects. It was the starting point of his adventure as an independent designer.

Romain Scolari

Romain Scolari

Naval Architect


Project manager at Seine Design in Paris during 5 years, he was given the opportunity of supervising the studies and the building of large custom ships and floating buildings. Both architecture, technic and subcontractor’s management, he learned all the tools that allow him now to deal with various multifaceted projects as an independent designer.


Alone you go faster, together you go further

Working together gives us the opportunity to cover any aspect of the design process. Our diverse experiences nourish and our different skills and technical background complete each other.

Tell us about your project and we will build the perfect team in light of your project. Made to measure:

      • Sailing and power boats with particular expertise in multihull design.
      • Leisure ships, river boats and all sort of floating architecture program respecting all public access and safety rules.
      • Interior and product design with cross over experiences.
      • Engineering and naval technical studies in detail.

Following trends, new materials as well as new technologies : we always thrive to be one step ahead.
What’s more, to complete complex project aspects, we have access to a broad spectrum of experts to complement us with their individual skillsets.


They trusted us


When Technique meets Aesthetic


Stability, Power prediction, Structural analysis, and Systems integration


We are experienced in composites, plywood, steel and aluminum construction


From 2D drawings and 3D modeling to virtual visualisation, we cover all the visual aspects of the design process


From the first sketch to last seatrials. We work with our customers every step of the way


Our work integrates all the regulation constraints, both for maritime, river, commercial and leisure vessels


We are doing projects for serial production shipyards, as well as one-off designs and building kits for private or professional owners

sailing around the world
Serial production boat models
Custom boats designed
Awards won


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Yacht Design Collective


  • Main Office :
    91 bis rue Jean Pierre Timbaud
    75011 PARIS

  • Seaside Office :
    56780 Île aux Moines
    (Morbihan – France)

  • info@yachtdesigncollective.com

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