Ian Nicholson

Ian Nicholson has been a yacht designer for over 50 years, following the example of his great grandfather who was closely involved in the design of the Cutty Sark. The younger Nicholson built a 30ft sloop in Canada and sailed it back to Britain single-handed, celebrating his 25th birthday at sea. He is now senior partner of A. Mylne & Co. - the oldest yacht design/survey firm in the world. He lectures at two universities and has probably written more technical book and articles than anyone. He...See more