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About Us

Underpinning Fish Composites are four senior designers who produce world class designs communicated through top quality design documentation which is easy to understand and feeds efficient and cost effective builds.

Pete Murphy

Director/Naval Architect

With a multitude of experience on a range of leisure and commercial craft, Pete has designed and project managed numerous projects encompassing everything from 50m composite patrol boats to small high speed planning craft.  Pete's, genuine design talent combined with his energy, enthusiasm and technical abilities, help to ensure that Fish’s projects run as smoothly as possible.

Chris Sherliker

Director/Principle Designer

Drawing on more than 30 years of experience, Chris has a broad ranging background from hands on boat building to engineering high tech composite structures. Chris has designed and built some of the world’s finest superyachts, race boats and 80 offshore life boats for the RNLI.  Successful projects in the past have varied from small cruising sail boats to 70 knot military interceptors and large composite structures. 

Nick Pike

Naval Architect

Nick is a naval architect of the highest calibre, a talented designer and an experienced yachtsman.  He has over 30 years' experience as a Naval Architect/designer and has been instrumental in the design of a wide range of boats including  round the world race boats, power craft and sailing yachts.  Nick has designed 50 production vessels for some of the world’s foremost volume builders in addition to one off superyachts, one of which can achieve speeds in excess of 55kts.

Miles Pinchin

Structural Engineer/Naval Architect

With a wealth of experience in Engineering Marine Composite Structures and providing Naval Architectural services for over 25 years Fish's partnership with Miles (M2ED) has seen the launch of many fantastic and often complex composite vessels.  With an engineering portfolio spanning high speed powerboats, MOD workboats and RNLI lifeboats to Americas Cup sailing yachts Miles is well versed to develop and engineer the appropriate solution for each individual client.  Miles is also authorized Naval Architect for MECAL and YDSA.

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