Manta Marine Design

Custom Marine Design - New Zealand

Naval Architecture - Build kit Engineering - Consultancy - Project Support

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Manta Marine Design offers a wide variety of Marine Design Services for the leisure and commercial marine industry. Locally in New Zealand, but also worldwide. We can help you with completely new concepts all up to full work preparation information like build kits. We have been involved in many different projects from small boats to big vessels, leisure as well as commercial. This means that we have a broad basis of knowledge and experience that we can serve you with. Besides monohull design we also offer Multihull design (catamaran or trimaran). 

  • Sailing Yachts and Sailing vessels like Tall Ships and Sailing Cargo Vessels
  • Motor Yachts and Motor Vessels
  • Workboats
  • Barges
  • Special Purpose Craft
  • High Speed Vessels

Our services include a lot of marine design skills from developing concepts with 3D photorealistic visualizations, advanced calculations for Stability, Powering, CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics), Structure including Finite Element Analysis (FEA), up to the full engineering of build kits.

Besides complete designs, we also offer support services to colleagues and boat builders.

Custom Marine Design

Manta Marine Design provides custom solutions for clients. With a wide variety of projects done we are able to think outside the box to meet your design brief

Naval Architecture

We offer a wide variety of specialized calculations like Intact & Damage Stability, Computational Fluid Dymamics (CFD), Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

Build Kit Engineering

We offer high quality and comprehensive Build Kit information packages for Steel and Aluminium vessels as well as Plywood or MDF Jigs or Moulds


We can visualize your ideas, sketches or 2D CAD drawings into photo-realistic renders. We can make still images, short 3D model animations but also walk through Virtual Reality (VR) Models!

Project Support

We can offer our services for partial assignments or as project support. This can be as an independent contractor or as a member of your design team.

Refit / Conversion

You can consult Manta Marine Design for a refit, renovation, conversion or reconstruction project for your vessel