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Craig McInness

Founder, Director, Boatbuilder and Master Craftsman

Craig has over 35 years of boatbuilding and timber furniture design experience, infusing a passion for beautiful craftsmanship across the broad range of projects that CMC Design undertakes – including architectural interiors, marine and vessel restoration, cabinetmaking, luxury home furniture, lighting and artwork pieces.


Craig takes great pride in the clever design and innovation his team brings to every project. 


Manager & Customer Relations

Sian oversees every project we undertake, from initial discussions and briefing through to delivery. Sian ensures that every part of the project is running smoothly, on time and with full customer transparency.


Sian also has design flair that helps her keep the business socially connected on Facebook!


Project Lead

Paul is a master craftsman who heads up many of our projects with a very 'hands on' approach. A boatbuilder by trade, Paul offers a wealth of experience, ability and skill to our projects.

Paul has a passion for sailing and is the perfect man for your boat refurbishment - or those interior home features that require something a little out of the ordinary!


Digital Designer and CNC/CAD Specialist

Mark is our specialist 3D CAD manager, who helps bring the drawings and sketches from clients and staff to life.

A skilled technician Mark is the perfect mix of computer savvy geek and professional 3D builder.


Joiner, Boatbuilder and Cabinetmaker

Mike offers a wealth of talent to all of our woodworking projects. Mike always adds a level of insight to tricky jobs and has been the driving force behind many of our exceptional design and build solutions.


Furniture Maker & Woodworker

Mel is meticulous with traditional wooden furniture crafting and works across many of our finer detailed projects.

Mel brings an eye for design and finish that is backed up with experience and talent.


Spray Painter

Kevin is a highly experienced and talented painter and finisher, who's skills and eye for quality often take our projects to the next level.


Head of Accounts

Corola is our go-to for all the accounts for the business, ensuring everything is running smoothly and efficiently.


Boat Builder and Project Senior

We are very lucky to have Nick on the team. He is a master craftsman with immense experience in both traditional and modern woodworking, having run his own operation in Australia. His broad knowledge, skills and talent are invaluable in all of our projects.


Morale Manager & Chief Smiler

CMC Design is a dedicated team of craftspeople based in the Bay of Islands, one of the most spectacular places on earth.

We’re pragmatic, specialists in our trade who love creating unique and beautiful objects to be treasured over time. We find inspiration at our doorstep in an area rich in history, personality and natural beauty.

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