Drawing on an expansive range of capabilities, DLBA regularly assists production and custom boat & yacht builders
all over the world in designing and managing marine projects of any size. From builder-to-builder and project-to-
project, the firm’s role varies; DLBA’s versatility and agility allow our staff to be smoothly integrated into a
shipyard’s existing organizational structure, permitting the dynamics of the relationship to determine how the
client can draw the most benefit from our expertise.
With more than twenty-five years of experience over numerous markets within the marine
industry, DLBA excels at filling the role of liaison between designers and builders.
As a well-rounded firm comprised of engineers, designers, stylists, and technicians,
the firm is able to listen, interpret, understand, and communicate design concept,
intent, and details. Further, DLBA’s technical expertise can often streamline the
detail design and construction processes associated with mechanical, electrical, and
structural systems, providing more efficient workflow between designers, vendors,
Beyond a wealth of technical proficiencies, DLBA prides itself on the ability to communicate
on a personal level. No matter what is driving a project – performance, robustness, cost,
schedule, aesthetics, or simply emotion, the staff members at DLBA are able to engage clients,
listen to and digest their ideas, and contribute value in the form of experience and knowledge.
The result is a product that was born of a client’s needs and desires, influenced and developed
by technology and the state-of-the-art, and ultimately realized through an efficient working
relationship between the owner, designers, and builders.
For years, DLBA has been a trusted resource for manufacturers of marine systems and components.
As a part of a complex whole, marine components and systems require integration; DLBA
is able to provide responsible, credible, and objective oversight to ensure that the
platform selected for demonstrating a product is an appropriate fit for the technology
being developed or showcased.
The network of industry contacts and working relationships that DLBA has developed and
fostered over more than a quarter of a decade is a valuable thing to clients, in-, and
of- itself. DLBA has the ability to make connections between the developers of
emerging technology and the end-users of that technology. Introductions made by DLBA
often result in the exchanges of valuable information, allowing the knowledge and
experiences held by end users to positively influence the development of technology
that will ultimately make their jobs and lives easier, safer, and more efficient.