Jim Towers is a Senior Naval Architect and Marine Engineer at Elliott Bay Design Group. He has more than 40 years of marine experience in vessel design and construction with a specific emphasis on structure. He is a recognized industry expert in vessel design and has been a part of numerous fishing vessel construction and refurbishment projects. Jim has worked for the Pacific Northwest’s top shipyards, where he gained an interest in fishing vessels and developed his engineering talent. Jim’s vast experience includes production engineering and management, shipyard estimating and budget control, CAD design, and repair yard engineering and management.