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Bakewell-White Yacht Design

Custom Design of Specialist Patrol and Interdiction Vessels, and RHIBs

PO Box 34-569 Birkenhead,,
Auckland 0746,
New Zealand

Bakewell-White Yacht Design’s experience in specialist RHIB and high-speed craft has been developed and refined over a number of years and our vessels are renowned for their performance, sea keeping, soft ride and simplicity. Our flexibility and creativity mean that we are willing to offer solutions to a wide range of unique and specialist craft. Whether working in steel, aluminium or composites we will provide the most appropriate solution to your requirements.

RHIBS, conventional patrol craft, or high-speed specialist vessels – we have experience in all these high-speed craft up to 120mph.

Custom high-speed RHIBS, patrol craft, pilot boats, and special service craft

Bakewell-White Yacht Design is a boutique design studio providing a wide range of skills and knowledge across all aspects of marine design. The team draw on many years of sailing and boating experience both inshore and offshore, reinforced by theoretical training, giving us a comprehensive understanding of marine design, performance and construction.

Our skill is in defining the client’s requirements and then creating a solution that is unique to those needs. If you can’t find it then we can create it for you.

Whether you require an RHIB, patrol craft, pilot boat, or a special service craft, we can offer a custom design service that will provide an optimum solution built from metal or high tech composites.

Monohull, deep-vee, surface piercing, planing, multihull and tunnelboats, and RHIBs

Whether you require a monohull, deep vee, surface piercing, planing, multihull, RHIB, or tunnel boat, we can offer the best solution to your needs.

Low drag displacement forms, a simple deep vee, or a stepped bottom can provide a variety of performance for monohulls, whilst displacement and planing catamaran forms, as well as tunnel boats can offer a multitude of solutions for the multihull including 100mph+ speeds – ideal for interception roles.

Naval architecture, performance, styling and computer modelling

Our in-house capability, covers areas including naval architecture, performance prediction and engineering, interior and exterior styling and aesthetics and extensive computer modelling and visualisation. Our expertise covers practical design, building and boating experience giving us first hand experience of what works, what can be built and what is practical.

We have provided successful designs for a variety of vessels from 5m to 35m in length.

SHALDAG-Class Fast Patrol Boat

The SHALDAG-Class fast patrol boats (FPBs) are built by Israel Shipyards Limited (ISL) to meet the challenging coastal security requirements of navies across the globe.

FPB 110 MKII Fast Patrol Boat

The FPB 110 MKII fast patrol boat was designed and developed by French shipbuilding company OCEA to meet multiple mission requirements of navies and coast guard agencies across the world.

Bakewell-White Yacht Design Ltd.

PO Box 34-569 Birkenhead,

Auckland 0746


New Zealand