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Tom Humphreys


15 March 11:45: Leisure crafts - utilising high-performance technologies

Decarbonising leisure marine through unique technology and design


Tom is a Director and co-owner of Humphreys Yacht Design, founded by Rob Humphreys in 1972. The team at Humphreys Yacht Design has quickly grown from its racing roots into a leading international design studio, forging a spectacular path in both sail and power.

With a First-Class B.Eng. degree in Yacht and Powercraft Design, Tom ensures that the company’s conceptual base is strong and the detail execution is to the highest standard. Tom is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Royal Institute of Naval Architects and has been a member of the RORC Technical Committee since 2012.

A legacy of world championship-winning racing yachts, award-winning motor yachts, over 100 successful circumnavigations and innumerable trans-oceanic crossings, Humphreys design’s are there, at the leading edge.  Humphreys Yacht Design’s legacy has evolved from highly decorated early race yachts to the cutting edge designs of sailing yachts including Oyster Yachts and Elan Yachts and of motor vessels including rugged explorer yachts for Arksen and an in build 50m Custom explorer yacht.

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