Composite Engineering, Inc. provides comprehensive design, engineering, and production services for the advanced composite industry. Owned and operated by naval architect, Ted Van Dusen Ph.D., CEI serves clients focused on exceptional design and state-of-the-art fabrication.

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CEI is the home of Van Dusen Racing Boats, recognized worldwide as a leader in the design, engineering, and production of elite racing products.  Their carbon composite rowing shells and flatwater sprint kayaks are custom designed and built here in a USA shop. They have experience designing and building carbon masts and spars for a wide range of cruising and racing sailboats including racing dinghies, Nonsuch and Wylie catboats with free-standing masts, wing masts, Around Alone single-handed circumnavigators, and larger vessels like the Spirit of Bermuda and a replica of the Yacht America.

Some well-known projects from the Composite Engineering Team

Daedalus Bike Powered Glider

A Composite Wind Trike

A Spar and Mast Client Around the World


Colorbond, One-of-a-Kind Australian Racing Skiff