Technical and Specialists

KND Sailing Performance

CFD, VPP and sailing data analysts offering unique solutions. With over 20 years of experience in numerical simulation and data analysis applied to automotive, aerospace and yachting, over 7 years of intensive development of our tools and methods for America’s Cup, Volvo Ocean Race and TP52 projects, they represent the leading edge of CFD and logged data analysis.

Web: www.sailingperformance.com

SDK Structures

SDK Structures is a Grand Prix engineering firm run by partners Steve Koopman and Dirk Kramers. They have been key team members in the development of our our Mini-Maxi designs.

Web: www.sdkstructures.com

PURE Design & Engineering

PURE Engineering are leaders in the world of raceboat engineering, headed by the very experienced Giovanni Belgrano across a wide range of AC, Volvo, and TP projects.

Web: http://www.pde.co.nz/

Jesus Renedo

Talented photographer Jesus Renedo has been part of the Alegre 3 campaign, taking many beautiful images of her in development and competition.  Many images of her on this site are by kind courtesy of Jesus.

Web: www.jesusrenedo.com

FCS Inc

This outstanding firm run by John Fox  has supplied builder-friendly composite and structural engineering for many of our designs under 50′, both production and custom.

Paul Fuchs

3D modelling and rendering specialist who has produced many of the images for our proposal designs.

Web: www.pfna.com

Luca Ferron

Luca is an exceptional artist and modelmaker, producing some of the finest half hulls and stand-alone models anywhere.  Exhibiting unrivalled fidelity these feature on walls and as centrepieces in Yacht Clubs such as Monaco and Costa Smeralda.

Web: http://www.lucaferron.eu/

Fabio Taccola

Fabio is a very talented photographer who has produced many of the stunning images that characterise Vismara Marine.  In 2015 he followed our Vismara 62 Mills SuperNikka, culminating in her victory at theMaxi Yacht Rolex Cup.

Web: http://www.fabiotaccola.com/en/

Cape CFD

Based in Cape Town Dr. Charles Crosby is a fluid dynamicist with experience both in missiles and the America’s Cup.  His work on the first Alegre was key to her success.

Web: capecfd.co.za

Design Unlimited

Design Unlimited was founded by Mark Tucker and has rapidly become one of the most prominent studios within the Superyacht Industry producing interior design and exterior styling.  The studio also has an incomparable production boat design pedigree having worked with Mills Design on the DK46, Farr520, and Farr645 projects.

Web: www.designunlimited.net

Wolfson Unit for Marine Tecnology & Industrial Aerodynamics

The Wolfson Unit offers model testing, CFD, consultancy and software services worldwide in the fields of Naval Architecture, Industrial Aerodynamics and Marine Engineering.  They offer expertise with model basins, towing tanks and wind tunnels as well as full scale trials, as well as CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics), FEA (Finite Element Analysis) and Marine Design Software such as their WinVPP.

Web: www.wumtia.soton.ac.uk

Mark McCafferty

Mark is a structural engineer with a background in Americas’ Cup and Volvo progams as well as IRC racers who is responsible for the MAT 1180 structure.

Web: www.mccaffertydesign.com