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A steady increase in demand means we are further expanding our ten person team in Winchester, UK. and two of the positions we are looking to fill are:
The position requires a creative and technically advanced person with strong composite engineering capabilities with at least three years’ experience.
Candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of local and global yacht structures, load paths and failure modes, together with some practical knowledge of boat building in advanced composites
- Designing and engineering, with support from senior engineers, structures and details, predominantly in composites, considering strength, weight, costs and ease of production.
- Application of different class rules, mainly DNV, ISO and BV.
- Layout and sizing of systems such as propulsion, steering, anchoring and deck hardware.
- Project management with knowledge of production design.
- Yard Liaison.
- A background in multihulls and a passion for yachts would be a strong advantage.
Mid-Level CAD Modeller / Draughtsperson:
The position would suit someone with experience in marine design and with very strong 2d and 3d CAD skills. The applicants would ideally have practical experience with or knowledge of the detailed construction of composite parts and boats.
- 3d modelling of boat parts and assemblies in NX.
- 2d general arrangements at boat or system level.
- 2d drafting of composites and mechanical parts according to engineers notes and sketches.
- Working to schedules and planning work using our project/task management system.
- Management of weight estimates/BOMs.
- Progressing towards responsibility for maintaining and improving CAD standards, draughting efficiency and quality, as well as design project management.
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Hiring, Naval Architect, Composite Engineer, CAD Modeller, Draughtsperson
In the last year, 441 feet of our unique designs have been launched with another 540ft currently in build and more still in development, making it a busy and exciting time for the team.
Ker Yacht Design, Naval Architecture, yacht design, McConaghy catamarans, concept design, composite engineering, foils, amphibious tender, performance catamaran, foil assisted catamaran
Daguet 3, Corum, Yacht Racing, Middle Sea Race
Daguet 3, Yacht racing, ker 46, Malta coastal race, Line honours
Positions we are looking to fill include:
The position requires a creative and technically advanced person with strong composite
engineering capabilities and experience. Proficiency in NX, a background in multihulls and a passion for yachts would be a strong advantage.
The position would suit a recent Masters or BEng graduate of yacht design or naval architecture with strong
composites grounding; able to work from our Winchester office.
The position would suit a graduate or equivalent in Transport design, Industrial design or Yacht design with an emphasis
on creativity, aesthetic and ergonomic design with strong CGI and presentation skills. Time spent on yachts and an ability to work from our
Winchester office would be an advantage.
Hiring, Naval Architect, Yacht Designer
MC63P, Grant Dalton, Foil-Assisted, McConaghy Boats
Ker 40, Showtime, Keel failure, Sydney Hobart, Press release
Ker 46, Ker 46+, Hong Kong 42, Zannekin, Lighthorse Alpha+, Seawolf
Round Barbados Race, Record Set, Jack Trigger, Concise 8, Class 40
Jason Ker, Honary Degree, Doctor of Maritime Studies
Sydney 43, Ker 50, Temptation, Christopher Dragon, Wahoo
Asian Yachting Grand Prix, AYGP, Blue Blazer, Fred Kinmonth, Nick Burns, Sydney GTS42, Mandrake, Record breaking
MC50, McConaghy, Multihulls
Sydney 43, Mandrake III, IRC Overall, Inaugural
Boat Launch, MC50; Multihul; Catamaran; Yachting World
Rolex; China; Sea Race; Win; Mandrake III
Sydney Hobart, Division win, Patrice
Ker 40+, UK, Fast 40+, National Championship, Pace, Invictus, Win
Lady Mariposa, RORC, Class Win, Season Champions, Ker 46
1840 Challenge Trophy, Fast 40+
Invictus, Keith Mills, Ker40+. Fast40 winning, Solent, Championship
Invictus, Keith Mills, Ker40+. Fast40 winning, Solent, Round the Island
Asian Yachting Grand Prix, AYGP, Blue Blazer, Steve Manning, Anthony Root, Ker 42, Black Baza
Steve Manning; Anthony Root; winning; Audi Hong Kong to Vietnam Race; overall; Ker 42; Black Baza; McConaghy Yachts; Asian yachting circuit
Marcel Liedts; Ker 46; 'Zannekin'; class 1; winners; Audi China Coast Regatta; Anthony Root; Steve Manning; Ker 42; 'Black Baza'; Nick Burns; Fred Kinmonth; Sydney GTS 43; 'EFG Mandrake'
Sir Keith Mills; Ker 40+; 'Invictus'; 'Fast 40' regatta; winning
Bastiaan De Voogd; Coin Coin; Netherlands IRC Champions; inshore
1st; Class 1; Samuel Prietz; GOA; Piet Vroon; Concise 8; Class 40
Piet Vroon; Tonnerre; Ker 51; Class 0 ;Sir Keith Mills; Ker 40+; Bastiaan De Voogd'; Sydney GTS 43; Coin Coin
Anthony O'Leary; Ker 40 Mk1; Class1A; Sir Keith Mills; Ker 40+; 'Invictus'; 'UBS Round the Island Race'
Piet Vroon; Class 1; Ker 51; 'Tonnere'; Class 1
Concise; Class 40; Round Britain and Ireland;
Piet Vroon; RORC; Overall Champion; Tonnerre; Class 1
Magnum III; Andrew Pearce; Fastnet Race; RORC; Rolex; Bernard and Laurnet Gouy's; Ker 39 'Inis Mor';
Ker 40; Magnum III; Overall; UK IRC National Champion; Class 1 champion; Andrew Pearce; Runner up; Piet Vroon; Ker 46; Tonnerre;
Piet Vroon; winning; RORC; Morgan Cup; Overall; Ker 46; Tonnerre; Andrew Pearce; Edward Broadway; second; third; Ker 40; 'Magnum III'; 'Hooligan VII'
Andy Williams; winning; Ireland; Soverigns Cup; Ker 40; 'Keronimo'
Edward Broadway; winning; RORC; Myth of Malham Race; Overall; Ker 40; Ker 40; 'Magnum III'; Ker 46; 'Tonnerre'
Oakcliff Sailing; IRC3; Block Island Race; Ker 11.5
Piet Vroon; wins; RORC; North Sea Race; Overall; Ker 46 Tonnerre; Piet Vroon; Ker 40; Baraka GP; Hooligan VII
Andrew Pearce; winner; class 1; RORC; Cervantes Trophy; Ker 40; Magnum III; Piet Vroon; Ker 46; "Tonnerre"; Edward Broadway; Ker 40; "Hooligan VII"; Laurent Guoy; Ker 39; "Inis Mor"
Ker Yacht Design; "Best Yacht Designer in Asia of the Year"; BMW Asia Boating Awards; McConaghy Yachts
Marc Glimcher; winner; Key West Race Week; Ker 40; "Catapult"
Announcing; "Forty One Design"; Team Concise; Class 40 built; McConaghy Yachts
Larry Dickie; Ker 43; "Ptarmigan"; winning; Storm Trysail Club; "Boat of the Year Award"; Northern Ocean Racing Trophy
Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race;Warwick Sherman; Sydney GTS 43; 'Occasional Coarse Language'; Ed Psaltis; Ker 40; 'AFR Midnight Rambler'; Anthony Patterson; Ker 11.3; 'Tow Truck'