Gavin started competitive sailing at the age of nine and after building his first boat at the age of 17, an international Moth class, represented his state in National sailing competitions. Gavin has grown the company to a highly respected design consultancy and kit boat supplier and has taken on the overall role of managing the company and final design approvals. Gavin has been responsible for winning the export sales around the world and continues in this role, along with hull fairing for new designs.