Perrotti, an accomplished naval architect, marine engineer, and chief
designer on several America's Cup projects, heads an experienced design
firm based in Newport, Rhode Island. Perrotti Performance Design is
dedicated to helping the marine industry and individual boat owners
maximize the speed, comfort, safety, and seaworthiness of their vessels.
Using innovative technology,
we offer a full range of services, including conceptual design,
performance optimization, proven engineering, and creative styling.
Precise, cost-effective solutions are tailored to each client's
needs. Personalized, responsive service keeps the owner involved
in the design loop at all times.
T.J. Perrotti brings
nearly twenty years of experience to the design table, quite notably
as Chief Designer at Pedrick Yacht Designs, Inc. A sampling of the
projects that Perrotti has been responsible for include Dennis Conner's
Stars&Stripes'03 (America's Cup contender) and Stars&Stripes'95
(Citizen Cup Winner), Savannah (a 90' classic sloop that
was designated as ShowBoats "Best Sailing Yacht" award
winner), and the Freedom 35 and Freedom 40/40 (two
popular production cruisers).
Recent projects at Perrotti
Performance Design are diverse in nature. From keel and rudder development
on a custom 125' ketch to the restoration and optimization of two
classic Twelve Meters, our experienced skills can help you achieve
your challenging goals.
Perrotti is a member
of the Society of
Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and a trustee of the International
Yacht Restoration School.