New Build & Special projects

At Azure Marine we work with you and together we establish the size and scale of your requirements to meet your budgets. This encompasses every detail, from cruising range to number of cabins and the very appurtenances that define your lifestyle. We work to exceed your expectations from before the tendering process begins to after the sea trials and final delivery.

New Build, From concept to reality

Azure Marine, will manage the the process from end to end.


First, we need to understand what you want, how you want to use your yacht and establish your budget. We are adept at working with a range of shipyards who can work to diverse budgets and offer various delivery times. You may be able to customise a yacht currently under construction and be on the water sooner, or wait and build completely bespoke.


Once we have established your guidelines, we can start planning more detail, such as which hobbies you want to cater for. Knowing this, the number of cabins you require and your cruising preferences will define the size and range of your yacht. The expert designers and naval architects in our network will be able to conceptualise the detail and create the general arrangement (GA) and initial designs to a specified flag state’s regulation (which we advise on).


The design process itself is an intricately layered process, starting from the outside and working in. Bringing in the exterior designer and naval architect first, ensures the shell of the project is established giving an interior designer the parameters on which to work. These natural steps also ensure the right people are involved at the right stage, mitigating costly time wastage early on if the project changes for any reason.

Choosing the right Builder

If a shipyard has not already been chosen, we officially take the project to tender. Factors such as brand, available construction and delivery times, specifications (to be agreed), and of course price will help shortlist shipyards to start the negotiation process. Our network of expert maritime lawyers draft contracts including specific warranties and detailed specifications. Once agreed and contracts are signed, construction commences.

Project commencement

Only now are we ready to begin building. From laying the keel to the final layer of paint, we appoint a highly experienced project manager for smaller new builds, and a team of specific experts for larger projects. We keep you regularly informed of progress, taking photos and video in real-time. Our expertise and attention to detail ensures the different stages of the build progress to deadlines and in line with expectations. The entire build runs in parallel with staged payments, giving you financial clarity and tight cost control from start to finish.


Before acceptance and final delivery, sea trials are undertaken, with the project manager ensuring absolute quality in the detail. The transition from shipyard to you, the owner, culminates in the final payments, registration documentation completed, adherence to flag state regulations and necessary insurances. Having an expert team who understand every detail, representing your interests, is mission critical to a successful build and delivery.

Special Projects

Azure Marine has a long history of being involved in the build and provision of commercial vessels, including those used for both support and military projects. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.