After viewing website,
client's first contact with designer involves...
At this stage the client
is not required to commit to a complete design until satisified with overall
concept and cost guidelines.
Viewing and visiting
existing catamarans where possible
This varies from 4-6% of overall value of complete catamaran. This includes:
construction supervision when built in New Zealand,
Sea trials, testing and tuning of craft,
Designers services on delivery voyage by arrangement.
Does not include classification society charges where they are applicable.
Displaying study drawings
of catamarans similar to client's request
Discussion on client's
Arrange to compile study
drawings (A1) to client's specifications - usually 2 to 3 days work at
$65.00NZD per hour, and advise cost of these.
Study drawings include sufficient information for boatbuilders, experience
in catamaran construction, to offer a base cost estimate of craft.