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John Winter has over 30 years of comprehensive, hands on experience in many aspects of yacht design, project engineering, and construction. Familiar with a wide variety of watercraft, both power and sail, having been directly involved with design and production methods through the use of fiberglass, wood, steel, and aluminum. John's Ambitions are to further the evolution of yacht design in a way that will mindfully consider our environment in regards to fuels consumed, propulsion systems, and creative hull design.

John has worked with well know yacht and boat manufactures as Carver Yachts, Monterey Boats, Chris-Craft Boats, Houma Fabricators, and Trinity Marine.

John received his yacht design degree in 1995 from Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology and is affiliated with the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

        Naval architecture as applied to yacht design

        Prototype development

        Project management

        Scheduling and estimating

        Presentation and shop drawings (drawing board)

        Construction specifications

        Fiberglass and wood fabrication

        Production engineering

        Interior design and styling

        Lofting and prototype processes

 

Click here to download my resume (.pdf file)

~~ Examples of John Winter's work ~~
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"Spirit of Oconto"
 
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Excursion Vessel
Preliminary Particulars
Lenght:  50 FT. 0 IN.
Beam:  25 FT. 0 IN.
Draft:  2 FT. 0 IN.
Passenger Seating
1st Deck:  24
2nd Deck:  24
Sundeck:  20
Design by:  John Winter Yacht
 

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"Frosty Solar"
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Solar/Hybrid Yacht
Preliminary Particulars
LOA:  50 FT. 0 IN.
BOA:  30 FT. 0 IN.
Draft:  2 FT. 6 IN.
Design Displacement:  25,000 Lbs.
Propulsion:  Twin 120 hp Diesel
         & Solar Electric Motors
Speed: Solar/Electric: 6-8 MPH
         Hybrid:  16-18 MPH
Design by:  John Winter Yacht
 

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This boat is a prototype high efficiency hull form.
40% fuel savings over traditional hulls!
Design by:  John Winter Yacht

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