Tri-Coastal Marine

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Tri-Coastal Marine (TCM) was incorporated in 1983; all shares are owned by the employees who manage the company. Our company was established for the design, construction and preservation of historic ships; that has been our principal business since the restoration of the 1877 iron barque Elissa. We have a variety of clients, both private and governmental, including: international regulatory bodies, large shipping companies, maritime museums, and commercial and naval shipyards. TCM is a modern naval architectural firm with fully computerized capabilities for advanced engineering analysis.

TCM's Top Dogs


Andrew D. Davis, PE: Chief naval architect. MS., Naval Architecture, U.C. Berkeley, 1991. BS., Naval Architecture, U.C. Berkeley, 1989. BA., Dickinson College, 1973. Prior to joining TCM in 1991, Andy worked as a builder and designer of large sailing vessels; notably, he was the builder of the Spirit of Massachusetts. He combines practical building expertise with the theoretical knowledge and insights of a trained engineer. Andy has been an instructor of Naval Architecture at U.C. Berkeley, and a contributor of technical articles to WoodenBoat magazine. Andy is a directs work at TCM West Coast in Richmond, California.
G. Peter Boudreau: Chief designer. After 20+ years as a USCG licensed master, Pete has been involved in the survey, construction and design of traditional sailing vessels. He is the designer of Matthew Turner, Virginia, Godspeed, Discovery, Spirit of South Carolina, Amistad, Spirit of Enterprize, Prime Meridian, Laura, Flying Fish, and other TCM designs. He is multi-talented and has been the Project Manager / Master Shipwright for the building of several large replica vessels including the Pride of Baltimore II and the Lady Maryland. He has also supervised the repairs and reconstruction of numerous wooden sailing ships including: Alexandria, New Way, Gazela of Philadelphia as well as the multi-million-dollar reconstruction of the USS Constellation. Pete is becoming increasingly well known as a marine artist.

Marc Bauer, Naval architect. BA.,Virginia Commonwealth University, 1992. AA., The Landing School, 2000. Before joining Tri-Coastal Marine in 2001 Marc worked restoring classic motor vessels. Prior to that he was a construction manager for an environmental construction company. Marc was the project manager for the construction of the schooner Virginia as well as for the first year of construction of the Matthew Turner.

John Maynard, Vice President of Finance. MBA 1990, UC Berkeley. Mr. Maynard has worked with TCM since 2006. He has over 25 years of financial and administrative experience for both nonprofit and for-profit firms in performing arts, biomedical and professional service industries. Mr. Maynard also has extensive knowledge in administering government grants and contracts.

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Tri-Coastal Marine, Inc 570 W. Cutting Blvd., Richmond, California, USA

510.235.7770