Alpha Marine

Nikolaos Dafnias, Studio founder
We are lucky because yacht design gives us the opportunity to create and develop. Creativity is the source of life, the reason for existence, the sense of overcoming obstacles.
Nikolaos Dafnias
Studio founder

Designer description Alpha Marine

Brand History

Alpha Marine was founded in 1985 in Greece by her current Chairman Nikolaos Dafnias, an engineer and naval architect. Since the company's first steps, yachts and passenger ships have been its main focus. In addition, the studio designed industrial fishing boats.

A great success for the company was the Princess Tanya refit, for which the company received the Best Yacht Refit 1994 Showboats award.

Philosophy .

Alpha Marine puts the customer's wishes first. The studio believes that success is achieved through coordinated work between all departments of the studio, as well as well-established cooperation with partners.

Speciality .

The studio creates naval architecture for individual projects, works on yacht exteriors, offers full support during refits and construction.

Cooperation with shipyards

The company has a productive relationship with Greek Neorion, for which several boats were designed. The studio also worked together with Cassens-Werft, Yachtley, Panteleakos and others.

Landmark projects

Alpha Marine designed the 92-meter Queen Miri boats and...Moonlight II(name during construction of Alysia). Both models can travel up to 7,000 miles without refueling. Another mega yacht of the studio, Lauren L, was owned by Mikhail Khodorkovsky at one time.


For the studio, Nikolaos chose the town of Voula in the southern suburb of Athens. Architects, designers and engineers with in-depth knowledge in their respective fields work here.