Dr. Anantha is with the Department of Ocean Engineering IIT Madras for the last 35 years. Dr Anantha has spent years of work in shipbuilding research and development and his insights offer great practical advice. As a naval architect, he has been a successful consultant of the shipbuilding and design industry catering to the requirements of clients both nationally as well as abroad. He is also a member of the Intellectual and Advisory Committee of IMRC. He recently designed and built a yacht, and the IMRC team jumped at the opportunity to interview him and share with you all about the building process and experience from Dr Anantha.