Hello I’m DANI &

I’m A Yacht

Designer From


With experience in automotive and yacht design, I maintain a healthy balance between functionality and visual impact in all my work.
I believe every design can be a piece of art.


Design Thinking

Research, Innovation,
Passion & Creativity


From the first ideas by hand,
to digital drawings

3d Modeling

To Build fast model or high-quality
production-ready surfaces


To provide photorealistic images
or computer animations

When it come to yachts, I am a firm believer in the idea that designers should be pushing the aesthetic envelope and taking risks.

After all, car design has evolved a great deal in the last 50 years, so why can’t the same happen for boats.

For this reason, nowadays I am more focused in this sector, in order to bring fresh ideas.


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  • Yacht

Like What You See? We’re Just Getting Started

Take a look at my Instagram feeds



“Dani Santa Vives selected as one of the Young Designer of the Year 2017 finalists”


“Dani Santa presents 50m yacht concept Aquila”

 Lurssen Yachts

“Olokun yacht by designer Dani Santa Vives ”


“Un espectacular yate concepto solar y eólico ”


“Do not miss the bold superyacht Copern!”


“Dani Santa Vives, one of the Yacht Design Talent Award 2015 Finalists selected by a professional jury”

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“Aquila, le superyacht qui utilise l’énergie solaire”




“Aquila: O veleiro que vem diretamente do futuro”


“Aquila帆船:仅仅只依靠太阳能和风能 ”


“This Sailboat Is Solar-Powered. Yes, Solar-Powered.”


“Aquila’s Solar Sails Come Right Out of the Future”


“Aquila Solar Yacht Concept”


“Aquila: 50 meter sailing yacht with flexible solar sails”

 Robb Report

“Aquila 50, un yate completamente solar”


“50m M/Y concept Copern introduced”


“The Futuristic Copern 50M Yacht Takes your Breath Away”


“Copern Yacht by Dani Santa is a Seafaring Spaceship”

Contact Me

To start a project or to say hello