WELCOME TO OUR WATERWORLD
At de Villiers Yacht Design we strive to create exceptional marine designs for all manner of boats, yachts and small ships, both power or sail.
Over the past 14 years we have developed a varied portfolio of designs which all exhibit common traits such as seaworthiness, practical and efficient construction, cruising comfort, efficient performance underway, eye-catching styling and so on.
This introduction will not bore you with a description of the latest CAD software and computational methods that we employ. We use what is necessary to get the job done, and at the end of the day a successful design is measured by fulfilment of the design brief and the satisfaction of the client.
Intrinsic to a satisfactory end result is how efficiently the builder is able to complete the build and whether our services are required for future builds. We are secure in the knowledge that several boatyards that we are associated with have been building our vessels for close on 10 years.
A word regarding our specialisations and skills. Since the inception of de Villiers Design in July 2000 we have concentrated on marine designs in metal ie. Steel and Aluminium. We are most proficient in these materials and have built up immense experience producing construction detailing and CNC cutting packages for our designs using these materials.
Since 2010 we have been located in the beautiful Bay of Islands in the Far North of New Zealand and we intend to remain in this marine playground for many years to come. Each day the marine environment provides us with inspiration and stimulation for new and varied ways to enjoy and be transported on the water.
We urge you to enjoy your time perusing this site and the many sail and powerboat designs contained herein.
David de Villiers