Performance is our focus, applying a rigorous analysis of conditions and using powerful tools and techniques to develop newer faster yacht designs.


Speed is tested on the day, but beauty is forever. We aim to make fast boats visually stunning by matching the look with the character of the project.


Results are the ultimate validation of our performance. Whether new or old, our yacht designs continue to set the bar in the world of competitive racing.

Featured Projects

Vismara 56 Mills

Our latest collaboration with Vismara Marine is the Vismara 56 Mills high performance cruiser for experienced Italian owners looking for a blue water cruiser, with interior and exterior styling by Lucio Micheletti of Milan .     The aggressive chined

McConaghy’s IRC 41 Racer ‘Ambush’

Ambush 2 is the first of our latest IRC41 design, the result of a long and detailed R&D program aimed at optimising the performance for Asian conditions both inshore and offshore.  Built by McConaghy’s she is for repeat clients in Hong Kong, and

Vismara V62 Mills ‘SuperNikka’

In late 2013 we received an e-mail enquiry from Italy for a design in the 60’ range.  As we learned more about the client and his team, the pieces began to fit together to form a very promising and productive design opportunity.  Their brief for a high

MAT 1180 High Performance IRC Racer

The MAT1180 is an exciting next-generation IRC raceboat design which is the product of a long and careful design, engineering, and development process initiated by long term clients Alp and Cem Somer of MAT.  Mills Design and MAT have worked together very

C&C 30 High Performance One Design

The C&C30 is an exciting opportunity for us to take a fresh look at what a modern high performance One Design can offer, and do so with some of the best performance experts in the business, including KND Sailing Performance, a company based in Spain who we


Next generation powerboat focusing on Styling and Economy The 28′ performance powerboat ‘E’ is designed to take advantage of a range of developments to produce a fast simple stylish powerboat capable of extraordinary fuel economy and

ALEGRE 3 72′ IRC Mini-Maxi

Aggressive IRC 72 combining extensive research and innovative solutions to create the next generation of Mini-Maxi. The latest Alegre is an exciting development in the intense design race of the IMA Mini-Maxi fleet, perhaps the top level owner-driver racing on


A 33′ IRC Cruiser/Racer with a powerful combination of speed and accommodation. Our latest IRC design for 2011 from MAT builder of the MAT 12 uses the lessons learnt over many successful custom and production IRC designs. Combining good looks,