Team Profiles

Carefully assembled, we are pleased to introduce the Reichel/Pugh team.

Anthony Beale

Senior Design, Naval Architecture & Project Management

Originally from New Orleans, Tony earned his degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the Webb Institute in N.Y. His studies have been refined with years of experience as a naval architect in the commercial/navy vessel industry. Tony’s extensive racing history complements his professional skills and provides a strong background for yacht design. Tony joined Reichel/Pugh in 2005.

David Oliver

Design, Naval Architecture & Structural Engineering

David grew up sailing dinghies and keelboats from a young age in Connecticut before attending the University of Michigan. He graduated with a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and joined Reichel/Pugh in 2014 after previous work in both yacht design and commercial shipping. David brings a broad set of skills encompassing both structural engineering and yacht design concepts combined with extensive racing experience around the country, including four years of college sailing.

Kate Sheahan

Design & Project Management

A native of Annapolis, Kate grew up campaigning one-design sailboats, earning several world titles in addition to distance records. She holds a masters degree in Architectural Design through the Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Pennsylvania. Leveraging her background in architecture, industrial design and creative direction she collaborates on the design and styling for new yachts, as well as chronicles Reichel/Pugh’s rich design, engineering and racing history. Kate joined Reichel/Pugh in 2006.