HydroTec was founded in 1995 by naval architect and marine engineer Sergio Cutolo after his vibrant career with some of the leadingship yards of the world. Born as an engineering company, in the early 2000’s HydroTec made a natural move into design with instant success which has been acknowledged by its peers and rewarded with multiple awards.

HydroTec is today one of the few companies in the world to provide an holistic design package. This diverse approach offers great advantages for private clients and shipyards.

HydroTec is the perfect partner to move your ever evolving dream into reality.


Hydro Tec working philosophy can be summarized as “Creative Naval Architecture”.

Creativity means to be proactive with designers and architects to find out always the best technical solutions maximizing imagination and style.

Using our awarded holistic and creative approach, the designers and engineers go above and beyond the clients wishes by interpreting the use, taste and style of their dream yacht.

These designers and engineers interact continuously throughout the course of the project, to ensure form and function is being considered in every detail.


Hydro Tec to believe that the success of a company is mainly made by the persons who compose it, we give great importance to people growth, to the improvement of their skills as well as to their professional satisfaction.

We encourage teamwork because the comparison strengthens the individual. We have a working group that, although young, with an average age below 39 years, has been with us for many years and has a substantial working experience made working for the leading industry players.

Key Persons

working experience made working for the leading industry players

Sergio Cutolo

Naval Architect and Marine Engineer

Sergio Cutolo, Naval Architect and Marine Engineer, founder and team leader, always ready to support his teammates with his experience, knowledge and sense of humour.

Silvia Himsolt

Marketing and Strategy

Silvia Himsolt, Marketing and Strategy, the wife of Sergio and his "german" alter ego, provides analytical approach to Company's planning and vision.

Gerardo Pastore

Naval Architect

Technical manager and Sergio's right hand, since eight years with Hydro Tec, is the reference man on the engineering side.

Richard Partington

Architect and Designer

Richard Partington, Architect and Designer, the Creative Leader in Hydro Tec, young but with five years already in the business, four of them with Hydro Tec.

Marco Martini


Marco Martini, Engineer, eclectic mind of Hydro Tec, easily ranging from structural design to piping, from mechanics to 3D modeling, with Hydro Tec since 1997.

Angelo Villari


Angelo Villari, Engineer, structural wizard, expert of tricky solutions for shell doors or any moving stuff on a yacht, 25 years in business, with Hydro Tec since 2008.

Nadia Cutolo


Nadia Cutolo, Designer, young and talented, mainly focused on interior layouts, colour selections, presentations.

Myriam Cutolo


Myriam Cutolo, Administration, former Olympic sailor in Athens 2004, always concentrated in providing the right resources to the Company.

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