naval architecture & marine engineering for yachts, recreational boats, military craft, and commercial vessels

The services provided and deliverables associated with the design, engineering, and production support of new construction and vessel refit can vary considerably from project-to-project.  Variables include the type of vessel, the type (material) of construction, the type of propulsion, and the capabilities of the yard doing the work.  In any case, DLBA is able to offer design and engineering packages and production support services that are tailored to the specific requirements of the project, the owner, and the builder:

  • weight / power / speed predictions
  • hull form optimization
  • propulsion system design & optimization
  • interior & exterior space planning
  • exterior design & styling
  • hydrodynamic & aerodynamic testing
  • life cycle cost analysis
  • structural analysis & scantlings development
  • electrical system design 
  • piping design
  • systems development & major equipment lists (MEL)
  • stability analysis & stability booklets
  • regulatory & classification society compliance 
  • Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) cut files & Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • construction management & on-site support
  • sea trial support
  • complete life cycle, maintenance, & records support.