Naval Architects



About Us

Barnett Offshore Design Ltd based in New Zealand has a reputation for quality and innovation in the global Marine Industry. 


Specializing in the Design of commercial and pleasure boats up to 30m with vast experience in both power and sail, operating a fully integrated CAD design office capable of providing a complete design service including CNC files, Barnett Offshore strives to ensure each and every project meets or exceeds each client’s expectations.


On-going contract design work with Eco-Tech Company Expleco Limited means Barnett Offshore now also offers additional industrial and graphic design services through the newly appointed creative division giving your marine design a custom and personalized finish.


Beyond the design office Barnett Offshore Design Ltd offers extensive supply and brokerage divisions to arm you with all your marine requirements from on board equipment to your next specialty vessel.


Barnett Offshore Design Ltd provides experience and quality service to ensure each and every project is a success!


Our Projects


The Designer


The Managing Director, TJF Barnett, holds a diploma in yacht design and is a member of the Royal Institute of Naval Architects.


Tim Barnett is a New Zealander who studied in the USA and began his design and consulting business in Seattle in 1980. Prior to going to the USA Tim worked in the Research and Development section for CWF Hamilton. In fact it was CWF Hamilton Jets who financed Tims studies in the USA.  Barnett Offshore Design has been in business for 30 years and during this period has designed and constructed many unique and innovative craft.  Vessels that have not only shown themselves to be exceptional in the pleasure and commercial boat market but also in the international patrol boat market. The company had its own construction facility up until 1995 at which point it employed a staff of 22. The company closed its manufacturing business to focus solely on design and consulting. The company was one of the first to offer computer cut kitsets.


The Company uses Autoship Software for all hull design and hydrostatic analysis. We use Versa-Cad and Auto Cad for all design drawings and we use a product called Rhino for rendering where required.


Contact Us

Tel: +64 21324216

31 Windhawk Rise RD2 Blenheim

New Zealand 7272

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