Yacht Project Management
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.
The new C40 Mkii is an evolution of the successful C40 Mki and introduces our latest ideas for fast sailing.
The C440 is one of our latest designs aimed at mid range size HP-IRC bracket.
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.
This striking design introduces our latest ideas, concepts, technology advances and race success from the HPR grand prix arena into this
The C54 HP-IRC is perfect owners requiring a more all-round platform to a TP 52, especially in coastal and offshore scenarios.
The C60 HP-IRC yacht is optimized for all-round sailing and is a strong offshore contender, moded for the 2013 Sydney Hobart race.
Our C72 mini maxi is state-of-the art incorporating many innovative features following extensive research over the past 6 months.
The Carkeek 100 is a record breaker, designed to win under IRC either offshore over long distances or inshore around the buoys.
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.
The C100 superyacht is designed using an innovative design and construction technique to minimise construction time and deliver unique
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
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.
The C72 RC is crafted for owners seeking the ultimate combination of performance and design styling.
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
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.
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 support and processing to meet the owners or builder requirements.
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 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.
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 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 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 deals with production design and engineering and develops systems and 3D solutions.
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Cape Town South Africa & Palma de Mallorca Spain
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