Our projects for 2011 now include:

Mayflower Replica

We are carrying out the full design of a replica of the 'Mayflower'. The new ship will be built by The Harwich Mayflower Project in time for the 400th anniversary of the original voyage.

Construction will be in timber using traditional methods.

Fully operational, the ship will undertake trans-atlantic voyages and be fully MCA compliant.

Westbrook 60

Another of our full design projects this year is for a 60 foot (18.3 metre) all steel motor sailer for an American client.


Keeping with the motor sailer theme we are also producing the design drawings for this wooden boat based on a traditional MFV style hull.

Designed for semi-production allowing flexibility in layout, these boats will be built by T. Nielsen & Co. in Gloucester and fitted out to the highest yacht standard.


January 2010 has brought two new very exciting projects.

The first is to carry out the full design of a replica Elizabethan merchant ship. Built in timber using traditional methods, the ship will be capable of transatlantic sailing and meet all MCA requirements.

The second project is to design a semi-production classic motor-sailer, also in timber, that will be fitted out to the highest standard.

More information will follow as these two significant designs are progressed.


After recent investment in new software, hardware and training, WESTBROOK MARINE PROJECTS can now offer a full 3D CAD, CAM and CNC service.

This new facility not only supports our marine design activities but provides a service to other areas of design such as mechanical, architectural and structural.

Design capabilities range from small single components right up to 3D assembly views of ships, yachts and other large projects.

We offer a low cost, quick turn round of all work, providing output such as accurate detailed production drawings, IGES files for CNC machines and high quality visualisations.

If you need to turn ideas into working drawings for just a single item, a complex assembly or a major project please e-mail for a free estimate and examples of our work.

All our 3D design work can include strength analysis and weight/cost optimisation if required.


Class V Passenger Vessel

WESTBROOK MARINE PROJECTS has completed the design and the build supervision of the LEONARD MATCHAM.

This vessel is an MCA approved Class V passenger vessel, operated by the WILLOW TRUST and designed to carry up to 50 passengers (both able and disabled) on day trips.

Many special features were incorporated in the design including a passenger lift, adjustable steering position and overhead lifting tracks.

We have a great deal of experience in designing for people with disabilities and can include features such as Braille identification, talking compasses and high visibility features.

A New Steel Yacht  takes shape.


The lower picture shows the early stages of construction of our traditional styled sailing cutter. This new in-house design is 22 metres (72 feet) long and will be fitted out for world cruising.


Other projects on the 'digital drawing board' are:

  • Catamaran Workboat
  • Replica of an East Indiaman Sailing Ship
  • 24 metre (79 feet) Steel Motor Yacht
  • 18.5 metre (60 feet) Dutch Barge
  • 70 metre (230 feet) Disaster Relief Vessel
  • 35 metre (114 feet) new wooden topsail schooner
  • 18 metre (60 feet) replica of an ancient trading vessel
  • 12 metre (40 feet) traditional styled motor cruiser

Apart from total design packages, we have recently designed the engineering systems for a large wooden schooner. This splendid yacht is being built by DSV YACHTS in Turkey. All engineering systems design, machinery layouts and equipment specifications were provided.

We have also produced a complete set of engineering and electrical system drawings for the refit of the beautiful yacht HALCYON.
This very impressive charter yacht has just completed an extensive refit at the yard of T.NIELSEN & COMPANY in Gloucester.
Drawings provided by us included new fresh water, waste water and fuel systems along with electrical schematics for both AC and DC wiring.
Technical support for various other parts of the refit, including equipment selection, was also provided.