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Tower Marine Mangagement Director, David has been involved with the Professional Yachting Industry for the past 19 years. His areas of expertise are in Yacht Racing, Composite Yacht Construction and Project Management. This experience at the top end of the industry has lead David to now focus on providing the best in specialised marine service with Tower Marine Management.

Tower Marine Management continues to grow and diversify. We are now building Superyacht Quality Performance Cruising Yachts and custom Motor Launches as well as continuing to persue racing yacht projects and professional racing positions. This variety of activity keeps Tower Marine at the forefront of development in the marine industry, which is then fed into each current project.


David's Career Highlights include:

  • Aiyana. From the first meeting regarding the Aiyana project, I knew it would be a good venture for Tower Marine Management. The owner, designers and builders all came together to create a very special boat and from it, we are now building two more!!
  • Loki. Project Managing and sailing Loki has been fantastic for Tower Marine. Working with McConaghy Boats and Reichel Pugh again was really nice, and to deliver such a great boat to Stephen Ainsworth has been a joy. Go Loki!





  • Wild Oats Sailing Team member since 1999. Back to back Sydney Hobart winner with W.O. XI, Winning the Admirals Cup as well as top scoring boat with W.O. IX.
  • Bumblebee 5. Managing a successful boat and team for 4 years, highlight was winning the Sydney - Hobart 2001 and 5th at IMS Worlds 2003.
  • Crew member aboard Cambria, the beautiful classic Fife for America’s cup Jubilee Cowes 2001 and European classic regattas.
  • Team Member of the One Australia campaign for the America’s Cup in San Diego 1995.
  • Project Managing Line honours and Handicap winner of 2002 Transpac, Pegasus 77 and Bull, custom Sydney 40.
  • 2nd and 6th place at Etchells Worlds 2004-06 sailing with my great Mate Cam Miles.
  • Great times Match racing with James Spithill and the boys when we where young and very hungry!!!
Qualifications and Skills

Composite Boat Builder, 4-year apprentice at McConaghy Boats, Sydney Australia
4 years study of Naval Architecture, Sydney Institute of Technology
Paramedic First Aid
Safety at Sea
Radio Operator’s Licence
P&O Ports Induction Trained

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