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NAVAL ARCHITECTURE

COMPREHENSIVE NAVAL ARCHITECT SERVICES

From keel to mast, DLBA offers a wide range of naval architecture services for vessels of all size and purpose. This includes specific design elements such as hull and structure development to complete detail design including production modeling, regulatory certification, and post-delivery support and trials. Our design and engineering team has vast experience. Our clients are hard pressed to find a task in this field we haven’t done.

OUR ACTIVITIES

WHAT WE DO

√   Feasibility studies and life-cycle cost analysis
√   Preliminary, contract and detailed design
√   Hull form and propulsion system optimization
√   Weight / power / speed predictions
√   Structural analysis and foundation design
√   Structural production modeling
√   (CNC cut files and bill of materials)
√   Stability assessments, inclining experiments,
√   and stability booklets
√   Regulatory body compliance / certification support
√   Seakeeping studies
√   Troubleshooting / root cause analysis

HOLD THE VISION

TRUST THE PROCESS

Design services provided by DLBA utilize an experienced team of naval architects. The work they complete involves a wide range of activities, beginning with feasibility studies and concept design, continuing through detailed design, construction, and acceptance. Our experience in naval architecture includes new designs, major refits, and simple modifications.
 
Over the years, our naval architecture team has developed efficient and effective guidelines and processes for design and evaluation, based on both published technical information and our own real-world experiences. Using our understanding of the customer’s objectives from the initial technical kick-off, our team works together to select and employ the best approach to achieving a cost-effective and efficient solution.

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE PORTFOLIO

Since its inception in 1988, DLBA has provided naval architecture for a variety of boat types: yachts, sportfish, patrol boats, barges, ferries, and more. See what we have offered in the past and imagine what we can offer you in the future.

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NAVAL ARCHITECTURE PROJECTS

BROWSE THROUGH SOME OF OUR PROJECTS

‘DLBA HAS BUILT AN ENVIABLE REPUTATION FOR DESIGNING INTEGRATED SYSTEMS – HULLS SHAPES, PROPULSION SELECTIONS AND WEIGHT TARGETS – THAT DELIVER ON PERFORMANCE PROMICES’

DUDLEY DAWSON

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HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?
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DLBA Naval Architects

860 Greenbrier Circle, Suite 201  Chesapeake, Virginia 23320 USA

Phone: 757-545-3700  |  Fax: 757-545-8227  | dlba@gibbscox.com

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