Key personnel

John Archer

John is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (FRINA) and the Managing Director of SDS and has worked for more than 20 years on the development, maintenance and support of the Tribon Initial Design suite with special emphasis on the Calc hydrostatic modules. In addition, he is an experienced programmer and and worked on numerous and varied software development projects.

Bill Horsham

Bill is a Member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (MRINA) and Sales Manager for SDS and has a long experience in developing and supporting Tribon Initial Design (TID) programs. He is also an experienced TID trainer. Other areas where Bill has been active include in the preparation of data for the onboard loading computer, Loadmate, and in producing trim and stability books using TID programs.

Robert Archer

Robert is Company Secretary and responsible for the computing infrastructure in the company. He has a PhD in Mathematics from Newcastle University and has been employed part-time by Tribon to work on the reporting and maths libraries for Tribon Initial Design, as well as the Continuous Flooding module within Calc.