Manta Marine Design

Custom Marine Design - New Zealand

Naval Architecture - Build kit Engineering - Consultancy - Project Support

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Located in New Zealand, Manta Marine Design (a trading name of Van Schaik Marine Design Ltd) offers a wide variety of highly specialised marine design services for the leisure and commercial marine industry all over the world. We design Sailing Yachts, Motor Yachts, High Speed Vessels, Special Purpose Craft, Marine Farming Vessels (Oyster barge / Mussel barge), Monohulls and Multihulls (Catamaran). Our services cover the full design spectrum from developing concepts with 3D photorealistic visualizations, advanced calculations like intact/damage stability calculations, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA), up to the full engineering of detailed build kits. Besides full designs, we also offer support services to colleagues and boat builders. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you want to discuss your project.

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