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T.J. 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.