YVES-MARIE TANTON

With fifty years of experience designing boats Yves-Marie de Tanton has earned his title as a legendary yacht designer. His firm Tanton Yachts was founded in 1972 in Newport, RI and is credited with over 350 designs. While the bulk of his work pertains to sailing vessels, his ingenuity, engineering, and beautiful lines are equally applied to modern day motor-vessels, trawlers, and a variety of naval architecture projects. Welcome to his portfolio highlighting a lifetime of achievement in the profession he loves.

 

TANTON YACHT DESIGN Portfolio:

Sailing Vessels

Sailing Vessels

Motor Vessels

Motor Vessels

350+ Designs    S/V   M/V


 

 NAVAL ARCHITECTURE  

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FOR SALE BOAT PLANS

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The sailors that sail them...

"Tanton has designed some of the world’s fastest and most exotic racing yachts. This gives Tanton a most unusual perspective on design features for esoteric cruising boats.”  R. H. P.!”

“Tanton has never been accused of surrendering to convention.”  Q. W.

“Tanton has already designed five boats for me and currently designing two more. This speaks for itself.”  B.  G.