Tri-Coastal Marine

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 Davis, President. Naval Architect.  MS., Naval Architecture, U.C. Berkeley , 1991. BS., Naval Architecture, 1989. BA., Dickinson College, 1973. Prior to joining TCM in 1991, Andy worked as a builder and designer of large sailing vessels. He was the builder of the Spirit of Massachusetts (which is, unfortunately, now a restaurant). With his unique background, he combines practical building expertise with the theoretical knowledge and insights of a trained engineer. He directs operations at the company headquarters in Richmond, California. Andy is a professional engineer.
G. Peter Boudreau, Vice President of Projects. Chief Designer.  Pete has been the lead designer for all of Tri-Coastal's new designs, including: Amistad, Godspeed, Discovery, Spirit of South Carolina and the Virginia.  Prior to joing TCM, he was the builder of  both the Lady Maryland and the Pride of Baltimore II. In addition, Pete has been the Project Manager for the rebuilding of many large wooden sailing vessels, including: the schooner New Way, and the barquentine Gazela of Philadelphia and the 1854 Sloop of War Constellation.  That in depth, practical knowledge is evident in all of TCM's designs.  In addition, Pete is a USCG Master and has operated many large, historic vessels in the passenger or public relations trade.

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