Shaw Yacht Design, based in Auckland, New Zealand specialises in the design and development of custom performance yachts, in collaboration with a diverse group of industry experts. The company undertakes a range of design and research projects, from champion sportsboat designs to larger custom race boats. 

Designer Robert Shaw has an extensive background in boating and yacht racing, from dinghies and sportsboats to offshore keelboats and multihulls. This is complemented by a career dedicated to boat construction and design, including research and development.