Tim Tavinor

Senior Advisor

Having started working at Petticrows boatyard in 1988, at the beginning of their Dragon building project and as the company owner from 2005 to 2021, he has been involved in successfully bringing 800+ Dragons to life during that period.
Additionally, at Petticrows boatyard in England, Tim successfully developed and built the Olympic class Ynglings (that won Olympic gold medals in 2004 and 2008) along with Finns and Ocean rowing boats.


The Petticrows team in Portugal is privileged to benefit from Tim’s invaluable advice on the many complexities of building top tier Dragon keelboats.


Tim is a former Dragon World Champion and Gold Cup winner.