THE FIRM

OUR ROOTS ARE IN OCEAN YACHTS AND COMPETITIVE RACING.

TODAY WE ARE AN EXPERT OFFICE IN YACHT DESIGN SPECIALIZED IN ADVANCED STRUCTURES, AERO AND HYDRODYNAMICS, PERFORMANCE PREDICTION, AND DESIGN. OUR STRENGTH IS IN OUR SUPERIOR ENGINEERING, DETAILING, AND DEEP UNDERSTANDING OF CONSTRUCTION AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL. WE WORK WITH A NETWORK OF RECOGNIZED SPECIALISTS FOR CFD, 3D RENDERINGS AND INTERIOR DESIGN FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.

HEADED BY THOMAS TISON, WE ARE A GROUP OF VERY DIFFERENT CHARACTERS, WITH A COMPETITIVE SPIRIT, NORMALLY WELL BEHAVED, AND WITH A TASTE FOR UNIQUE AND WELL EXECUTED DESIGN.

OUR AIM IS TO DESIGN FANTASTICALLY FAST, TECHNICALLY ADVANCED YACHTS. REALLY ADVANCED YACHTS. DISCOVER OUR STORY BELOW.

1985

ROOTS. BORN IN A FAMILY PASSIONATE ABOUT SAILING IN ILE DE RE, NORTHERN FRANCE. READS FIRST NAVAL ARCHITECTURE BOOKS AGED 10

2003

FOUNDATION. STUDIES IN YACHT DESIGN IN SOUTHAMPTON. PERFORMANCE. HYDRODYNAMICS. WORKS PART TIME FOR A BRITISH NAVAL ARCHITECTURE FIRM.

2005

LEARNING THE ROPES. COLLEGE DROP OUT. JOINS THE DESIGN TEAM OF MASCALZONE LATINO FOR THE 32ND AMERICA'S CUP. WEIGHT. DETAILS. COMPETITIVE SPIRIT.

2008

SPREADING WINGS. MASTER IN AEROSPACE VEHICLE DESIGN AT CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY. FIRST EXPERIENCES FLYING. BUILT A CONVICTION THAT AN ADVANCED UNDERSTANDING OF STRUCTURES IS A NECESSITY TO DESIGN THE FINEST YACHTS. AERODYNAMICS. FLUID STRUCTURE INTERACTION. CONTROL SYSTEMS. SCIENTIFIC APPROACH.

2010

BUILDING BLOCKS. DESIGN ENGINEER AT GURIT ASSISTING YARDS, NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND DESIGNERS ACHIEVE THEIR AIMS. WORKING ON PROJECTS SUCH AS PINK GIN, DREAM SYMPHONY, INCLUDING PRODUCTION YACHTS, RACING YACHTS AND NON MARINE PROJECTS.

2014

LAUNCH. THOMAS TISON YACHT DESIGN WAS LAUNCHED IN GERMANY INITIALLY AS CONSULTANT TO ARTEMIS RACING FOR THE 35TH AMERICA'S CUP. THEN SAN FRANCISCO BASED. WORKING AS PART OF THE DESIGN TEAM ON WING STRUCTURE AND FOILS.

2016

BACK TO THE ROOTS. EXPERIMENTING WITH SCOW HULL SHAPES. CANTING MAST. 3D PRINTING. INNOVATION. PURE PASSION