yacht refit and ship-alterations

repairs, systems updating, re-power, re-styling.

DLBA has extensive experience designing and supporting the repair and refit of pleasure boats and yachts, military craft, and commercial vessels.  At any given moment, the firm is involved in several refit and ship-alt projects all over the world.  

·         naval architecture, engineering, design/styling & construction management for refit & ship alt projects

·         materials including steel, aluminum, wood, fiberglass, and high-tech composites

·         diesel, gasoline, gas-turbine, and hybrid power systems

·         traditional inclined shafts, waterjets, and surface drive systems

·         incline experiments and stability booklets

·         classification society and flag state compliance

DLBA is proud to work in association with DFD Inc. and FNC Design in the support of international refit projects