our Company



Lateral brings together a creative engineering team who leverage heritage spanning 60 years in our field. We deliver in depth naval architecture and engineering services across the following disciplines;

  • Naval Architecture
  • Structural Engineering
  • Mechanical and Systems Engineering
  • Outfit Engineering

Our creativity is the application of these skills to the complete spectrum of design, build, commissioning and refit lifecycle of a yacht;

  • Concept Design
  • Contract Level Design
  • Classification Level Design
  • Detailed Production Engineering
  • Yard Support, Commissioning and Trials
  • Engineering for Refit, Repair or Conversion

We collaborate and engage with customers in all segments of the industry ecosystem including;

  • Yacht Owners
  • Shipyards
  • Designers and Stylists
  • Consultants
  • Yacht Brokerage/Management Companies
  • Other Naval Architects
  • Legal Practices and Insurance Companies
  • Equipment and Material Suppliers

Lateral is actively delivering services to an international client base.


Lateral takes an innovative approach to engineering and focuses on realizing the owner's vision. We combine adventurous thinking and engineering excellence to transform exceptional ideas into achievable reality.

Our creative engineering team, drawing on sixty years of experience across various sectors of the shipbuilding industry, works closely with a wide range of clients including some of the world's top designers and superyacht builders.

We ask new questions -because we're inquisitive and because we realize that it's often the question that drives the answer.

We are adventurous thinkers.

We are experienced doers.

We combine inquisitiveness with a breadth of experience.

We cross-fertilize, adapt and adopt ideas and technology to provide new superyacht solutions, enabling exceptional, achievable concepts through meaningful innovation.

Lateral was conceived in partnership with BMT and leading superyacht builder Oceanco. Lateral acts as a wholly independent company dedicated to offering its services to the entire superyacht ecosystem.