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Ian C. Darley

Naval Architect and Maritime Consultant

Quality Without Compromise


Ian Darley has been providing a high quality specialist naval architecture and marine consultancy service since 1974;

  • inclusive of specialist designs for new construction
  • conversion projects
  • condition surveys (structural and machinery)
  • stability assessment (stability booklets, investigations, inclining experiments and stability tests)
  • project management (overseeing new builds or conversions, port installations, damage repair, etc)
  • plus other related services including feasibility studies, expert witness, problem solving.

An extensive range of software is available for CAD/CAM, hydrostatics and stability, lines fairing, plate cutting and development, steel and aluminium ship kits and propulsion. A worldwide customer base includes

  • port authorities;
  • governments, both national and local;
  • charter yacht, work boat, fishing vessel and ferry operators;
  • shipping and transport companies and private owners.

Professional Bodies

The Royal Institution of Naval Architects

Ian C Darley is a member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects and an Incorporated Engineer

Ian C Darley is a Corporate Partner member of the Royal Insitution of Naval Architects

Shipbuilders and Shiprepairers Association

Ian C Darley is a Proud Member of the SSA

Sea Work International Commercial Marine Exhibition and Forum

Ian C Darley is a regular exhibitor