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T-Shirt Design for Global Yachting Company

tambourine needed a new t-shirt design and created a contest on 99designs.

A winner was selected from 52 designs submitted by 14 freelance designers.


One of the designers who made it happen

Winner - pmo
PMO actually understood what I wanted before I knew what I wanted. Superb work again. He just gets it right first time.
- jodeverill

How tambourine started their t-shirt journey

Brand name


Wards Marine Electric is a global leader in the marine and yachting industry for providing electrical, mechanical and refit related services to yachts, private boats, US coast guard, marinas and various marine related customers ALL OVER THE WORLD.

The company is coming up on its 60th anniversary and is the most reputable source for Marine electric services and parts in the entire industry. They are about to launch a new website and looking for a shirt that is fun but also explains that they've been in the industry for over 60 years and that they aren't going anywhere.

Tell us a bit about who you are and the people you reach

The shirt will be worn by people in the yachting/marine industry. These individuals all love boats, watersports, yachting and travel. They are flip flops shorts and t-shirts type of people who typically where brands such as Guy Harvey, Salt Life, Ed Hardy, Billabong etc...

*One concept we have considered is using 3 boats, one small tender, a medium size boat like a 74' Broward, and a large coast guard ship to show how Ward's has evolved over the years and services small to large boats"


We want the shirt to be company branded for the anniversary but still something that people will WANT to wear, similar to a shirt they would buy from a high end surf shop or a store like West Marine.

We want it to show strength, coolness yet not too serious.

This shirt can be fun but still needs to incorporate the following;
- the 60th anniversary logo (provided) -
* logo doesn't need to be the center piece of the design, just has to be included somewhere, can be just the sleeve*
- reference to water, boats or marine (doesn't necessarily have to have all elements)
- we prefer an illustrated look as opposed to a photographic image
-NO SAILBOATS, motor yacht only if you choose to use a boat.

If you choose to add copy to the design Please stick with Fonts such as Sans serif.

The shirt can be any color and printing can be full color.

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