Barry Stimson has been in the business of designing and producing products for many years. The vast range of products include amphibious and off road vehicles – bespoke multi level timber houses in Canada and Australia – power boats up to 50ft – sail boats – cats and multi hulls - super trikes and competition cars. Other products include furniture design and a raft of design award winning motor caravans. Romahome – Cockburn Holdsworth – La Méditerranée – Alpine – St Tropez – Hitch Hiker – Trail Finder – Sportique – St Moritz – Sport Pack to name but a few U.K designs. Barry Stimson is still working as a design consultant for a number of companies as far a field as Japan and Australia. All designs have one thing in common; they are all significantly different to other products on offer.
Barry Stimson returned to the U.K from Canada in 1969 and designed and built the first of his cars, a kit car:-the Stimson Mini Bug. It was a great success followed by the CSII – six wheeler Mini Bug – Safari Six – Scorcher – Sea Donkey – Hitch Hiker – Trek – Honda open 4. Even today, 35 years on many examples remain.