Tim Nolan Marine Design

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Tim Nolan Marine Design offers a wide variety of boat design services for new construction and conversions. Serving northwest customers from an office in Port Townsend, they have over the last 25 years, created design packages for over 70 new boats from 24 ft to 115 ft in length built in fiberglass, wood, aluminum, and steel. TNMD collaborates with builders and customers to provide a concise yet complete set of drawings and documents that reflect the best practices of the builder while embodying the design vision of the customer. The staff includes professional engineers licensed to practice naval architecture and marine engineering in the state of Washington and they are familiar with U.S. Coast Guard Regulations and the American Bureau of Shipping Rules as they apply to pleasure boats and commercial vessels. They are also talented designers and stylists, having executed dozens of innovative distinctive and practical designs for satisfied customers. They bring decades of discipline and expertise to the table. Whether your job is a seine skiff, a high speed yacht, or a conversion, contact Tim Nolan Marine Design for consultation and design.

WHAT HAVE THEY DESIGNED?

Fiberglass Pleasureboats, Fiberglass Workboats, Aluminum Workboats, Steel Expedition Yachts, Wooden Pleasure Craft, Wooden Sailboats, Fiberglass Sailboats, Fiberglass Motor Launches, Steel Tug Boats, Steel Barges, ,Wooden Electric Marathon Boats, Canoes, Kayaks, Surfboards, Stand Up Paddle Boards.

WHAT ABOUT CONVERSIONS?

Bulbous Bows (6), Stern Extensions (12), Parallel mid-body extension (1), Hull sponson widening (2), Re-power (7), Davit and Foundation Upgrade (5), Anchor System Upgrade (5), Raise Poop Deck (1), Convert to RSW (1).

WHAT ELSE DO THEY DESIGN?

Anchoring Systems, Custom winches, Folding mast actuators, Custom Doors and Hatches, Crane Foundations, Boat Handling Systems, Fendering Systems, Man Overboard Retrieval Systems, Liferaft Launchers, Custom Deck Hardware.

WHAT IS A “DESIGN PACKAGE”?

A 3D Computer Model, Profile and Arrangement Drawings, Weight Study, Propulsion Calculations, Stability Calculations, Strength Calculations, Structural Drawings, Rudder and Steering System, Strut Shafting and Engine Beds, Exhaust and Ventilation, Sound Treatment, Joiner Sections, Piping Systems, Anchoring System, Boat Handling System, Windows and Doors.

WHAT KINDS OF SOFTWARE DO THEY USE?

Rhino for 3D modeling, GHS for trim and stability, AutoCAD for drawing, Excel for calculations.

WHO ARE THEIR CUSTOMERS?

Nordlund Boat Company, Ocean Alexander, McQueen’s Boatworks, Shelter Island Boatworks, Puget Sound Pilots, Foss Maritime, Kitsap Transit, Seaway Boat Company, Cloudburst Fishing Company, Port Townsend Shipwrights Coop, Platypus Marine, Armstrong Marine.