European Regional Development Fund
- Superyacht Tenders
- Sail and Motor Yachts
When we design and build a yacht to your exact specifications, we realise that we are not just creating a bespoke vessel but fulfilling a dream.
Every aspect of the process is underpinned by respect for Cornwall’s rich maritime heritage and an acute understanding of how time-honoured skills can combine with the latest technology to offer the best of both worlds – the clean lines of a traditional craft with state-of-the-art performance.
Having dedicated his entire working life to the building and restoring of wooden boats, Dave is a skilled shipwright. With extensive experience of every type of hull construction and joinery, he is driven by the search for the ultimate challenge.
Patrick is originally from Helston in Cornwall. After gaining an apprenticeship at Falmouth Ship Repair in the late 80’s, he moved away from Cornwall to pursue his musical interests and then moved onto a career at The Automobile Association for 22 years as a business change manager. He is now living back in Cornwall, working at Cockwells as a Project Manager and still playing music!
Rob has been working at Cockwells since 2013 and has been the driving force behind our ever-expanding range of Duchy Motor Launches.
Will grew up in South Africa and joined Cockwells’ ever-growing team as an engineering manager in 2017. Not only is he an expert when it comes to electronics and programming, but he successfully manages to lead a productive team while making sure he still has time to surf the Cornish coasts!
Louise joined us in 2015 to fill the ever-increasing gap in our office team as a result of our continuous expansion. As a buying manager, Louise now takes care of all our stock both for the yard and the boatbuilding business.
Tristan grew up in Mylor, spending much of his life on and around the water, and he has amassed more than 20 years’ experience of working within the marine industry. Since 2007, he has worked at Pendennis Shipyard as a member of their sales team. He joined Cockwells in 2018 as after-sales care manager.
Dave has been living in Cornwall for many years and has been working in the marine industry even longer, including running his own boatyard. In 2016, he decided to join Cockwells as a refit manager and bring with him his wealth of expertise.
Henry is our resident creative genius who develops new designs and produces our construction drawings. He joined our management team straight after graduating with a BA(Hons) degree in Transport Design and exhibiting his final-year project at London’s prestigious New Designers show.
Mark spent his childhood pottering in boats on the Scottish west coast. During his career path he has worked for some of the world’s finest yards on a diverse range of vessels from small jet driven power vessels through to Grand Prix carbon race yachts. Mark’s project management skills and thorough understanding of composite production helps to drive a happy and constructive team at Cockwells.