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

72′ High Performance Cruiser

Drawn for people whose idea of fun cruising is chartering a Volvo 70, this high performance design is an exciting proposal for long range family exploration.   The displacement of 21T produces an extremely aggressive design, but allows for a flexible

Premier IRC 45

Concubine, the first of our latest PCT 45 IRC racing design from Premier Composite Technologies in Dubai was launched in Adelaide. She is planning an extensive season of racing both inshore and offshore, which suits the designs strengths. “The PCT 45 is

Vismara 56 Mills

Our latest collaboration with Vismara Marine is the Vismara 56 Mills high performance cruiser ‘TWIN’ for experienced Italian owners looking for a shorthanded blue water cruiser, with interior and exterior styling by Lucio Micheletti of Milan, who

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