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Naval Architects for Racing Yachts Superyachts and Cruising Yachts

Title: Naval Architects for Racing Yachts Superyachts and Cruising Yachts
Category: Sea > Products & Services > Marine Surveyors & Naval Architects & Yacht Designers
Racing Yacht Designers Carkeek Design Partners is built on 17 years experience designing winning racing yachts that have competed on every major regatta stage and have conformed to all major rule platforms. While remaining within the vanguard of Grand Prix yacht racing development, our goal is to expand our high performance design knowledge and methodology into the Superyacht market - Specialising in the use of Carbon Fibre for construction and components for Racing Yachts, Cruising Yachts and Superyachts! - A team of seven partners offering a wide range of services from Naval Architecture to Project Management and a range of designs from 40 ft to 220 ft plus for a Worldwide Market!!!

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Naval Architects


Carkeek Design Partners


Cape Town South Africa - Palma de Mallorca Spain



Racing Yachts Portfolio

Carkeek Racing Yachts

State-of-the-art racing yacht development forms the foundation of Carkeek designs. Our custom racing solutions are the result of an on-going and intensive research program exploring unique hydro and aerodynamic concepts and cutting-edge design engineering. Our winning experience in this competitive arena has fundamentally influenced our approach to each of our design genres and has enabled us to re-define the future of yacht design.


  • Carkeek C 40 MkII

The new C40 Mkii is an evolution of the successful C40 Mki and introduces our latest ideas for fast sailing.

  • Carkeek C 440

The C440 is one of our latest designs aimed at mid range size HP-IRC bracket.

  • Carkeek C 47

The C47 is a powerful grand prix racer optimized to the HPR-IRC racing rules. Created with similar performance characterstics of the C40 MKi and Mkii.

  • Carkeek C TP 52

This striking design introduces our latest ideas, concepts, technology advances and race success from the HPR grand prix arena into this

  • Carkeek C 54

The C54 HP-IRC is perfect owners requiring a more all-round platform to a TP 52, especially in coastal and offshore scenarios.

  • Carkeek C 60

The C60 HP-IRC yacht is optimized for all-round sailing and is a strong offshore contender, moded for the 2013 Sydney Hobart race.

  • Carkeek C 72

Our C72 mini maxi is state-of-the art incorporating many innovative features following extensive research over the past 6 months.

  • Carkeek C 100

The Carkeek 100 is a record breaker, designed to win under IRC either offshore over long distances or inshore around the buoys.



Superyachts Portfolio

Carkeek Superyachts

The superyacht team are dedicated to re-shaping the super yacht arena with a level performance and innovation new to this exciting market sector. Our newest superyacht yacht designs challenge the existing landscape in terms of combining performance and style.


  • Carkeek C 100

The C100 superyacht is designed using an innovative design and construction technique to minimise construction time and deliver unique

  • Carkeek C 139

The C139 is contemporary super yacht for long distance cruising, equally at home on a bucket race course or trans ocean passages in the remotest places

  • Carkeek C 220

C220 has taken a year to research and develop. Were looking fwd to launching the design concept and believe the innovative yacht will set new standards.



Cruising Yachts Portfolio

Carkeek Cruising Yachts

CDP are uniquely positioned to offer the performance/cruising market advanced naval architecture and design solutions. Our design team offers a comprehensive range of skills delivering bespoke turnkey solutions including engineering, systems and styling.


  • Carkeek C 72

The C72 RC is crafted for owners seeking the ultimate combination of performance and design styling.

  • Carkeek C 84

The C84 RC delivers similar performance to the C 74 RC on a larger scale. The boat was conceptualised with innovative systems and interior




Carkeek Design Partners Services


  • Naval Architecture

Leading exponents of high end yacht naval architecture and optimization for racing and performance cruising yachts.

  • Exterior design, Deck layout and ergonomics

We specialise in high-end grand prix deck layout and systems design

  • Aerodynamic and hydrodynamics

Continually redefining the design boundaries through our advanced on-going R&D program.

  • Production design and engineering

We deliver comprehensive plans and details to suit the production demands.

  • Velocity prediction and Computational Fluid Dynamics

Our state-of-the-art software is continually tuned using theoretical and on board data to minimise differences between design and real performance predictions.

  • Structural Engineering and FEA / finite element analysis

We develop integrated and innovative structural solutions to match each project.

  • Interior design, layouts and styling

The seamless blend of style design and performance is intrinsic to our design process.

  • Tank and wind tunnel testing

Experience in tank testing and wind tunnel are utilised for visualization and validation of our computer predictions.

  • Yard details assistance

We supply yard details to match the project demands.

  • Advanced 3D modelling and rendering

Sophisticated 3d modelling software and customised design techniques ensure efficient and accurate design.

  • Classification

Classification support and processing to meet the owners or builder requirements.

  • Project Management

Our projects have a unique management profile to meet the specific demands and requirements.





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Listening to and understanding our clients needs and requests has been the foundation of our business model. Our experience, technological expertise and ability to communicate lie at the heart of our approach to building lasting relationships with those we deal with. Within the complex network of design elements, we strive to deliver the right solutions by asking the right questions via a tailored design process. Each project is treated individually through a customised and comprehensive strategy in order to not only meet the clients expectations, but exceed them.




Carkeek Design Partners Team


Shaun Carkeek

Shaun is the lead designer, responsible for overseeing all areas of the design process. He specialises in naval architecture, hull design, aero/hydro rating optimization and develops the exterior/interior design and styling concepts.

He graduated with a BSc in Naval Architecture from Southampton University in 1993.


Chris Peart

He works closely with clients/sailing teams, project managers, builders and suppliers to ensure an optimized design and smooth design process.

He graduated with a masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sheffield University and went on to get a second masters degree in Naval Architecture form Southampton University.


Adrian Prada

Adrian has a masters in engineering and naval architecture. His extensive experience in the superyacht industry is invaluable and he’s designed and managed some of the worlds finest superyachts.


Tom de Jonghe

Tom is responsible for 3d interior and exterior rendering d animations using state-of the-art software.


Marko Murtic

Marko develops high end interior solutions for the cruising and superyachts.


Anton Du Toit

Structural engineer and production designer. Anton has a range of responsibilities from systems, production design solutions, 3d and engineering


Sean Youldon

Sean deals with production design and engineering and develops systems and 3D solutions.



Ocean Racing Yacht Designers Carkeek Design Partners


Cape Town South Africa & Palma de Mallorca Spain

+27 728870579                       +34 638191068




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Carkeek Head Office South Africa


City/Town: Cape Town
State or County: Western Cape
Country: South Africa
Telephone: +27 728870579
Mobile: +34 638191068
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