Ron has commenced lecturing in The University of Auckland’s new masters programme in yacht engineering. The Master of Engineering Studies in Yacht Engineering, offered by the Yacht Research Unit based in the Faculty of Engineering, is believed to be the first yacht engineering masters degree in the world.
Ron will be taking six lectures focused on the practical aspects of running a yacht design business. He will be lecturing on how to deal with the business side of the industry including how to set up a yacht design business, and how to work with the client to achieve a successful outcome. The masters degree is for students who are looking to work as designers or research engineers in the yacht and small craft industry, or the high performance yacht racing sector.