Ivan Salas Jefferson

Iván Salas Jefferson is the founder of Iddes Yachts a Naval architecture, superyacht design & project management company based in Palma de Mallorca. Iddes was shortlisted for the Concept Yacht Over 40 Meters Award in The International Yacht & Aviation Awards with their superyacht HOP in 2019 and their Class 55 won a Red Dot Award and the German Design Award in 2020. Ivan and his team are behind the groundbreaking Earth300 design, a 300m Molten Salt Reactor-powered exploration & scientific vessel.

3 words to describe Nature?

Revitalizing. Self-Ruling. Vulnerable

3 things Nature taught you?

To stop

To let go

To trust the unknown

3 most treasured Nature spots?

The Andes

The Mediterranean Sea

Any spot with a good wave.

When you look at the OCEAN, it makes you feel...?


When you see a FOREST, it makes you feel...?


When you see a VOLCANO, it makes you feel...?


When you see a SUNRISE or SUNSET, it makes you feel...?


When you hear THUNDER, it makes you feel...?


When you hear the WIND HOWLING, it makes you feel…?


Are you an OCEAN, MOUNTAIN, FOREST, or DESERT person?

All of them

On a scale of 1 to 10, how important is Nature to your well-being?


Share with us a childhood nature memory?

Feeling the take-up and energy of a wave at my local beach in Palma de Mallorca