Designers

 

Brad Wood - T Cert.

A qualified boat builder after a four year apprenticeship, Brad joined LOMOcean Design in a design and draughting role. Continuing his education with a correspondence course Diploma in Boat Design from the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology in Connecticut, USA, Brad brings a blend of practical and theoretical knowledge to his work.

 

Tim Patrick - Dip Mar Tech

One of our senior designers, Tim joined LOMOcean in late 2002 after graduating with top honours in marine design at Auckland's Unitec Institue of Technology. Tim is a talented designer, with his lifelong passion for boating giving him a technical eye and an appreciation for real world practicalities. In addition to design and draughting support, Tim's role extends into project management.

 

Keith Torckler - BDes (Hons)

Keith joined the LOMOcean Design team in late 2012 with an honours degree from Massey University's School of Design. As a sailing and boating enthusiast with an eye for detail, Keith offers a practical understanding in his design and draughting role.

 

James Flett – BE (Hons), MEng (Hons) 

With several years of experience in the superyacht building industry, James joined LOMOcean Design as a structural engineer in 2014. A qualified mechanical engineer, James also holds a master’s degree from The Yacht Research Unit at The University of Auckland.

 

Felix Bennett  - BE (Hons) Naval Architecture

Felix joined the LOMOcean team early in 2018 having studied Naval Architecture at the Australian Maritime College in Tasmania. He has a keen interest in boat design and is enthusiastic about all things mechanical. At LOMOcean, Felix provides support for the senior designers in an engineering and design capacity.

 

Tom Bertenshaw - BE (Hons) Naval Architecture

With a background closely linked to the classic vessels on Auckland’s Waitemata, Tom joined LOMOcean in 2018 to become a part of the regions rich history in yacht design. Eager to find the best solution to the challenges of design, Tom provides support to the senior designers with his engineering and boating knowledge.