Alfred Mylne Alfred Mylne (1872–1951) was a Scottish yacht designer, born in Glasgow.
Andrew Winch Andrew Winch is an internationally-known English yacht designer based in Barnes, London.
Angus Primrose Angus Primrose was a designer and naval architect whose best known designs for around the world races included the Gypsy Moth IV of Sir Francis Chichester and Galway Blazer II of Commander Bill King.
Archibald Logan Archibald Logan was born on 28 November 1865 at Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, the third of eight children of Robert Logan and Margaret McLay.
Arthur Piver Arthur Piver (1910–1968) was a World War II pilot, an amateur sailor, author, printshop owner and legendary boatbuilder who lived in Mill Valley on San Francisco Bay and became "the father of th...
Axis Group Yacht Design Axis Group Yacht Design is an Italian naval architecture and marine engineering design company specialized in the over 40 meter luxury motoryacht market.
Beecher Moore Beecher Moore, (1908–1996) was a highly influential figure in the development of dinghy sailing in the United Kingdom after the Second World War.
Ben Lexcen Ben Lexcen AM born Robert Clyde Miller (19 March 1936 – 1 May 1988) was an Australian yachtsman and marine architect.
Bill Langan Michael William Langan,, was an American yacht designer who practiced his trade in New York, NY and Newport, RI. His designs, both as chief designer at Sparkman and Stephens and later as the pri...
Bill Lee (yacht designer) Bill Lee is the designer of many famous ocean racing yachts, and one of the founders of the Santa Cruz school of boatbuilding, known to many as the Wizard.
Bill Luders Alfred Edward "Bill" Luders, Jr. was an American naval architect, who designed all but one of the Sea Sprite Sailing Yachts.
Bill Tritt Bill Tritt began working in Glass-reinforced plastic in 1948.
Bob Ames Bob Ames is an American sailboat designer.
Bowdoin B. Crowninshield Bowdoin Bradlee Crowninshield (1867–1948) was an American naval architect who specialized in the design of racing yachts.
Britton Chance, Jr. Britton Chance, Jr. was an American naval architect yacht designer who helped work on core design elements of craft that won the America's Cup.
Bruce Farr Bruce Kenneth Farr, OBE (born 1949 in Auckland, New Zealand), is a designer of racing and cruising yachts.
Bruce Kirby (yachts) Bruce Robert William Kirby (born 2 February 1929) is a Canadian-born yacht designer, dinghy and offshore racer and journalist.
David Sadler (yacht designer) David Sadler is a British yacht designer who was responsible for a number of classic production yachts during the period from 1960 to 1980.
Denys Rayner Denys Arthur Rayner DSC & Bar, VRD, RNVR (9 February 1908 – 4 January 1967) was a Royal Navy officer who fought throughout the Battle of the Atlantic.
Des Townson Des Townson, MNZM was a New Zealand yacht designer. He was responsible for designing some of the best-known classes in New Zealand sailing, including the Starling, Zephyr and Dart classes.
Dixon Kemp Dixon Kemp (1839–21 November 1899), a British naval architect, was a founder of the Yacht Racing Association (now the Royal Yachting Association) and at one time its secretary.
E. W. Etchells Elwood Widmer (E. W.) "Skip" Etchells (July 5, 1911—-December 20, 1998) was a naval architect, boat builder and world championship sailor.
E.G. van de Stadt Ericus (Ricus) Gerhardus van de Stadt (4 February 1910, Zaandam - 1999) was a Dutch yacht designer.
Ebenezer Moseley Ebenezer Moseley (February 14, 1813 – June 18, 1903) was a Boston born ship builder in 19th century Nova Scotia.
Ed Monk George Edwin William Monk (a.k.a. Ed Monk, Sr.) (1-Jan-1894 to 21-Jan-1973) was a shipwright and naval architect in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.
Edward Burgess Edward Burgess was an American yacht designer, born June 30, 1848 in West Sandwich, Massachusetts.
Edwin Augustus Stevens, Jr. Edwin Augustus Stevens, Jr. (March 14, 1858 – March 8, 1918) was an army officer, marine engineer, and naval architect.
Erik von Holst Erik von Holst (born 30 August 1894, in Vaivara Parish, Estonia - died 31 May 1962 in Eutin, West Germany) was an Estonian/German sailor and ice sailor who represented Estonia in the 1936 Summer...
Farr Yacht Design Farr Yacht Design, founded by Bruce Farr in Auckland, New Zealand, is a racing yacht design firm now based in Annapolis, Maryland, United States.
Frank Bethwaite Frank Bethwaite DFC, OAM (1920, Wanganui, New Zealand – May 12, 2012) was an award-winning boat designer, author and Olympic meteorologist.
Gary Mull Gary Mull (September 27, 1937–July 14, 1993) (Died of cancer aged 55.) - successful yacht designer behind these popular Fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) boats.
Geerd Hendel Geerd Niels Hendel was a naval architect and native of Germany.
James Wharram James Wharram (born 15 May 1928 in Manchester, England) is a multihull pioneer and designer of catamarans.
Jan Herman Linge Jan Herman Linge (January 28, 1922 in Oslo, Norway – June 25, 2007) was a Norwegian engineer and boat designer.
Johan Anker Johan August Anker (June 26, 1871 – October 2, 1940) was a Norwegian sailor and yacht designer who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics, in the 1912 Summer Olympics, and in the 1928 Summer Olympics.
Jon Bannenberg Jon Bannenberg (1929 in Australia – 2002 in London) was a yacht designer born in Australia, Bannenberg studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Juan Kouyoumdjian Juan Kouyoumdjian is an Argentinian yacht designer, responsible for several winning yacht designs in past series of the Volvo Ocean Race.
Knud Reimers Knud Reimers (1906 - 1987) was one of the most important Scandinavian yacht designers of the 20th century.
Laurie Davidson Lawrence Karl Davidson, CNZM (born 1927), is a New Zealand sailing yacht designer.
Leslie Geary L.E."Ted" Geary (1885 - May 19, 1960) was a naval architect who grew up in Seattle, Washington.
Lewis Francis Herreshoff Lewis Francis Herreshoff (November 11, 1890 - December 1972), was a boat designer, naval architect, editor and author of books and magazine articles.
Linton Hope Linton Chorley Hope FRAes (18 April 1863 - 20 December 1920) was a sailor from Great Britain, who represented his country at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Meulan, France.
Logan Brothers Logan Brothers was a firm of boat and yacht design and builders.
LOMOcean Design LOMOcean Design is a naval architecture and yacht design company based in Auckland, New Zealand.
Luca Bassani Luca Bassani Antivari is the Italian founder and president of the Monaco-based maritime design company Wally Yachts.
Luke & co Luke & co was a boatbuilding firm, established in 1829 in Limehouse near London.
Luke & Co Luke & Co was a boatbuilding firm, established in 1829 in Limehouse near London.
Manfred Curry Manfred Curry (11 December 1899 – 13 February 1953) was a German born American scientist, physician, inventor, sailor and author.
Maurice Griffiths Maurice Griffiths (1902 – 11 October 1997) was a noted yachtsman, boat designer and writer on sailing subjects.
Myron Spaulding Myron Spaulding (October 28, 1905 – September 11, 2000) was a renowned American sailor, yacht designer and builder and concert violinist in Sausalito, California.
Nathanael Greene Herreshoff Nathanael Greene Herreshoff (March 18, 1848 – June 2, 1938), was an American naval architect-mechanical engineer.
Nathanael Herreshoff Nathanael Greene Herreshoff (March 18, 1848 – June 2, 1938), was an American naval architect-mechanical engineer.
Nigel Irens Nigel Irens RDI is a leading yacht designer.
Olin Stephens Olin James Stephens II (April 13, 1908 – September 13, 2008) was an American yacht designer of the 20th century.
Pelle Petterson Per "Pelle" Helmer Petterson (born July 21, 1932) in Stockholm is an award-winning Swedish sailor and yacht designer.
Pelle Pettersson Per "Pelle" Helmer Petterson (born July 21, 1932) in Stockholm is an award-winning Swedish sailor and yacht designer.
Peter Ibold Peter A. Ibold (August 1, 1936 – August 20, 2010) was an American naval architect.
Phil Morrison (yachts) Phil Morrison (born November 1946) is a British boat designer and racer rendered notable by the success of his many designs in many classes since 1967 as well as his own distinguished yacht raci...
Philip F. Spaulding Philip F. Spaulding was a well-known naval architect who lived and worked in Seattle, Washington.
Philip Rhodes Philip Leonard Rhodes (1895–1974) was a prolific naval architect of extraordinary range.
Princess Yachts Princess Yachts International is a British motor yacht manufacturer, French majority owned and based in the city of Plymouth, Devon, England.
Ralph Munroe Ralph Middleton Munroe (April 3, 1851 – August 20, 1933) was an American yacht designer and early resident of Coconut Grove in south Florida.
Reichel/Pugh Reichel/Pugh is a yacht design company based in San Diego, California, USA. It is led by John Reichel and Jim Pugh.
Robert Logan (Senior) Robert Logan Senior (1837 - 1919) was notable boat builder and the founder of the Logan boat building and boat designing dynasty.
Ron Holland Ronald John Holland (born 1947 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a yacht designer, who came to prominence in the 1970s with his successful racing designs, and is now best known for his superyachts su...
Sandy Douglass Gordon K. "Sandy" Douglass (October 22, 1904-February 12, 1992) was a racer, designer, and builder of sailing dinghies.
Shaw Yacht design Shaw Yacht Design, is a design company known for high performance sportsboats and small keelboats.
Sparkman & Stephens Sparkman & Stephens is a naval architecture and yacht brokerage firm with offices in Greenwich, Connecticut, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Newport, Rhode Island, USA. The firm performs design and ...
St Clare John Byrne St Clare John Byrne (1831-1915) was a British naval architect, who specialized in the design of luxury yachts during the late Victorian and early Edwardian period.
Thomas Harrison Butler Thomas Harrison Butler (19 March 1871 – 29 January 1945) was a British ophthalmologist and amateur boat designer.
VPLP Van Peteghem Lauriot-Prévost (VPLP) is a French based naval architectural firm founded by Marc Van Peteghem and Vincent Lauriot-Prévost, responsible for designing some of the world's most innova...
W.I.B. Crealock William Ion Belton Crealock (August 23, 1920 - September 26, 2009) was a yacht designer and author.
Wally Yachts Wally Yachts is a maritime design and manufacture company based in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
William Fife William Fife III OBE (1857–1944), also known as Wm. Fife, Jr., was the third generation of a family of Scottish yacht designers and builders.
William Garden William Garden, CM (5 November 1918 - 29 April 2011) was a Canadian naval architect and marine engineer.
William Hand William H. Hand, Jr. (1875–1946) was an American yacht designer.
William James Roué William James Roué (April 27, 1879 – January 14, 1970) was a naval architect famous for his design of the Bluenose fishing schooner, which sailed to victory in the Halifax Herald Internation...
William Shaw (yacht designer) Bill Shaw (d. Aug. 20, 2006) was an American born yacht designer known for his long tenure at Pearson Yachts as their Chief Naval Architect.
William Starling Burgess William Starling Burgess (December 25, 1878 – March 19, 1947) was a yacht designer, aviation pioneer, and naval architect.
Wirth Munroe Wirth Middleton Munroe, American yacht designer and son of Ralph Middleton Munroe.
Zygmunt Choreń Zygmunt Choreń (born 1941) is a Polish naval architect and the proprietor of the naval architectural firm Choreń Design and Consulting.