Managing owner's Gunnar Knierim and Steffen Müller
Knierim Yachtbau is an innovative company with a long boat building tradition. It was founded in 1965 by Günter Knierim. In May 2000 Gunnar Knierim took over the yard from his father. Under his guidance Knierim Yachtbau became one of the leading high tech boat yards in the world, specialized in ultra light weight carbon racers but never lost the focus on tradiotional craftsmanship.
In 2002 Steff en Müller, an experienced project manager and successful sailor joined Knierim Yachtbau as a partner and share holder. He brought in his wealth of experience from supervising the construction of some race boats as well as from being part of the Illbruck America´s Cup campaign.