The A Group


Designer description The A Group

History of the brand

Richard Hein is well known in the yachting community. In his 35 years in the industry he has been involved in many projects and created the famous studio of The A Group. Richard's son Jerome Hein recently joined the team, continuing the family tradition and expanding the company's architectural capabilities.


The studio never forgets the client's wishes, but always pays special attention to technical issues such as strict time and financial control. Therefore, the company's work differs not only in spectacular appearance, but also meet the terms of the contract and the original design documentation.

Specialisation .

In the yachting industry, Richard Hain's team provides a full range of services from sketching to architecture and design. The studio also supervises the construction and accompanies the project until it is handed over to the client.

Collaboration with shipyards

Richard boasts close cooperation with Dutch giant Oceanco, with which many interesting projects have been implemented. He has also worked with Heesen Yachts, Cornelissen, Broward Marine and has created semi-castompartment expolorers for Van Der Valk.

Landmark projects

In 2015, the 101-metre I Dynasty with the exterior and architecture from The A Group was launched. The boat is remarkable for several parameters at once. Firstly, she was included in the TOP 10 of the most expensive superyachts in the world, secondly, she is the first vessel designed according to strict PYC certification, and thirdly, she is quite economical due to diesel electric installation.


Including founder and director Richard Hain, the studio in Monaco employs nine people. The company plans to expand and open representative offices in the US and the Netherlands.