DUDLEY DIX YACHT DESIGN
Project Management Services
Charles Reynolds, accomplished sailor and owner of Corporate Management Associates
You may want to have one of our designs built to your level of specification in a faraway place, South Africa or elsewhere. We realise that it is a difficult step to take and can put you into contact with an highly qualified marine engineer and experienced yachtsman who can simplify this process for you.
CURRICULUM VITAE OF CHARLES REYNOLDS
~ ONC (Mech.Eng.) - Mander College Bedford, UK
~ HNC (Mech. + Prod. Eng) - Luton College of Technology, UK
~ Four Year Indentured Studentship with W H Allen Sons & Co Ltd, Bedford, UK.
~ Institute of Directors - Fellow
~ Institute of Marine Engineers - Associate Member
~ Incorporated Engineer - Engineering Council, UK
~ (Past Fellow of the Institute of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers)
Marine Related Career Path:
~ 1966-1969 - W H Allen Sons & Co. Ltd. Bedford, UK (Now part of Rolls Royce plc)- Marine Diesel Tenders & Contracts Engineer - Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary system proposals and contract admin
~ 1969-1976 - Vosper Thornycroft Ltd. Portsmouth, UK
~ a) - 1969-1972 - Contracts Officer - Admin of UK & Overseas Naval Build & Re-fit Contracts.
~ b) - 1972-1974 - Ship Sales Manager - Special responsibility for Keith Nelson GRP Small Ships Division. Interpretation of clients' operational requirements, specification development, sales & contract negotiation, oversight of building & contract admin
~ c) - 1974-1976 - Manager - Overseas Bases Division - Concept design, contract formulation & admin of support service for Overseas Navies and Coastguard Services, covering requirements for Operation and Maintenance Base Facilities
~ 1977-1983 and 1989-1996 - Managing Director of two Heat Transfer Engineering Companies, in UK and South Africa, including Marine & Naval systems design, product introduction & integration. Introduction and operation of ISO 9000 Quality Standards in both companies
Leisure Marine Experience:
~ British Olympic Yachting Team 1968 & 1972
~ Hong Kong Admiral's Cup Team 1975
~ South African National and Provincial Flying Fifteen Champion 1980-1982
~ Numerous Ton Cup, World, European and National Championships in various Classes
~ SA Representative for Freedom Yachts, including oversight and project management of SA Licence built vessels
~ Contract Principal for UK Marina Suppliers in the two latest prestige Marina Developments in SA
~ Extensive sail cruising experience in European and South African waters in own yacht (part self-built)
~ Extensive Senior Management and CEO experience with small and medium sized enterprises in South Africa and UK, including Private and Corporate Consulting projects
~ Wide international business experience in Europe, North, Central and South America, the Middle and Far East, Australasia, the Caribbean, West and Southern Africa.
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This page was updated 28 May 2003