We are a reference in the Italian Yacht Industry, since we can offer a full service able to integrate the work of the shipyard and other designer. High quality level for high quality yachts.
Davide Zerbinati, CEO, is first of all a sailor, that following the family passion, decide to study Naval Architecture for pleasure craft. He sail a lot with different kind of boats and setting some of those in the Med, Caribbean, North Sea, Atlantic and Pacific Ocean, Chinese and Thailand Sea, Venezuela.
After the degree he moved to Holland, working as yacht design and project leader for Mastership, a cad/cam software house and with Van de Stadt following the metal building of some Mega yacht over 40m Heesen, Mekon, Fedship e Royal Huisman and many smaller aluminium yachts.
Back from USA, where he had design a small "gozzo" from Jenmar group (Michigan) built with Vectechnology, he had work in a traditional yard (Zuanelli) building various S&S design in composite and finished his carrier as employer with Studio Starkel in Trieste, following some yacht over 56' in could moulded wood.
In the 1998 Zerbinati found Zerbinati Design, that is not only a yacht design brand, but a serious company in all the yacht building process, including hull design, stability calculation, 3D modelling and the most important yacht building survey.
In fact, thanks to the cruising experience, he became a reference for many customers, yards, designer, courts, lawyers and some brokers. In the 1998 he starts his carrier as surveyor for pleasure craft for notified body as Rina and then moved to a smaller and flexible company as Udicer-Nautitest.
Davide is a contributor editor for the magazine Vela & Motore, and Ivan for Bolina.
In the 98 he had written his first book “Alpa-La Storia”, and then in 2006 “Lavori a Bordo” ( Working on board manual for cruiser)that became a Tv serial on Sky Channel Yacht & Sail .
From 2001 he's a teacher for system and plumbing in the Yacht Design course for PoliMI.
Long experience in yacht building as technical director and project manager in China (over 6 months), Venezuela(over 6 months), USA (1 months) and other Eu countries.
From 2003 is working as sailmaker agent for LeeSails and from 2011 he’s back on Tv with The Boat Show as tester.
He sails in Greece when the Meltemi is blowing with his 44' aluminium cutter.
Office Time. Mon-Fri 8.30-12.30 13.30-17.30