Norson design

A maritime
consultancy company

Welcome we are Norson

Norson Design has more than 30 years experience in the marine industry. We provide design, engineering, and program management services for yachts, military vessels, leisure boats, and workboats. Emphasis is given to project management, advanced naval architecture, and production engineering. Our optimized hull designs, structural engineering solutions, and powering systems maintain a strong presence in our skill sets together with our ongoing management consultancy works.
We deliver unparalleled advantages to our clients, supporting their goals from record-setting high-speed race boats to mega yachts through to commercial cruise liners. Contact us now for team discussions from first concept, to design package delivery, and final build completion.

Key Disciplines

We are proud to work together putting our creativity, varied experience, and competences into every project, from a preliminary concept to a fully functional vessel. With a focus in advanced marine craft design, computational simulations, marine engineering, and all attributes of project management we are able to support clients within our four key disciplines.

Naval Architecture

Vessel design and engineering, covering all marine sectors. Hull development through CFD optimizations, structural modelling and FEA, drawing packages, and class approvals. Preliminary concepts, stylings, stability studies, performance predictions are available upon request. We have finalized designs and builds up to 140m and up to 150 mph.

Project Management

Consultancy services providing experienced hands on production and project management experts to run or assist in any build program large or small, with a key emphasis on team efficiency, build strategy planning, and tracking.

Research & Development

Liaisons with institutes, industry partners and scholastic bodies to push the boundaries of traditional marine design, construction, and management disciplines. By consistently evolving with new technology integrations and test programmes we aim to propel the marine industry into a position comparable to the other main transportation sectors.


Covering a wide range of attributes. Training has been realised for crews, maintenance staff, logistics teams, and operational support. High speed operations are our noted expertise, however training also includes project management, planning, production logic and build strategy support as well as QAQC.

Some Interesting Facts

Our team provides turn key innovative solutions from concept to realization. A plethora of diverse projects have enhanced our portfolio and driven us to lead in cutting edge consultancy services. At the heart of each program lies a disciplined hands on adherence to production and operational excellence. We are not only dedicated designers and engineers but builders, managers, trainers, and operators as well. Our partners and clients remain our source of inspiration project after project.


Managed projects


Our latest News


The new world record run was achieved by the team in Norson’s 12.8m Offshore Multi ventilated RIB hull. More records are planned to be set in this vessel, which safety ran at a maximum speed of 83 knots in changeable offshore conditions. Congratulations to all.

Norson was present at HSBO

Norson Design were invited to speak at this years High Speed Boat Operation Conference in Gothenburg this August. In attendance at the conference was around 230 individuals with Naval, Operations, Design, and Production expertise.

Marine 48ft Centre Console Stepped Hull 2021

Full naval architecture and production drawings for this epoxy eglass/carbon constructed fishing cruiser. Vessel delivered on specification to client achieving speeds over 60 knots. Performance and handling achieving strong praise from client, builder, and mercury marine. See testimonials.

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