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6 design milestones for Olesinski

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Medium Vee-Hull
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1972

The creation of the Medium Vee-Hull

While Olesinski is now known as an award-winning superyacht designer the company’s roots are in the smaller boat industry. The business — which was founded in Cowes in 1972 — has been built on founder Bernard Olesinski’s early innovations, which notably included the Medium Vee Hull. This development transformed the passenger experience on smaller boats and revolutionised the pleasure boat market.

“Previous to the Medium Vee Hull there weren't really any pleasure boats, they tended to either be used for commercial or military purposes,” explains Olesinski’s son Justin, who is now managing director. “The hull design made it so much more comfortable that it meant you could take your family out and boats suddenly they became leisure items."

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