Wesley Carr

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Wesley Carr is a yacht designer with 25 years marine industry experience both as a lead in-house designer and as a consultant to a variety custom yacht and production boat builders. Wesley studied Industrial Design at Auburn University and first specialized in production boat design with positions at Chris Craft Boats, Monterey Boats, and US Marine. His extensive product development experience consistently provides for business success, and exceeds customer expectations for life aboard the end product!

In 1995, Wesley became the designer for Trident Shipworks producing custom yachts from 112 to 145 feet. His design development and creative direction was responsible for the exterior designs and the interior layouts, architectural details, furnishings, and pilothouse configurations. Wesley also provided marketing support for new business development, press communications, and client relations from boatshow through launch date. Westship World Yachts acquired Trident Shipworks in 2000 and continued to build designs developed during his tenure.

Wesley has served as vice-chair for the IDSA Florida Chapter, on the advisory committee of the Art Institute of Lauderdale's Industrial Design Department, and as a guest speaker for pre-college career development seminars. He is also a competitive sailor and Ironman triathlete.

As principal of Carr Design, his focus is to provide creative design development and support to builders of custom and series yachts, as well as commercial vessels, furniture design, and various other cool projects. Recent projects range from the exterior design and tooling development for Sea Force IX sportfish models (40' - 120'+), and production model development for Intrepid Powerboats (24' to 50'+).