About McDonald-Smith
Marine Designers

Andrew McDonald-Smith

Boat Designer & Surveyor

Operating his own Marine Design business for the past 28 years, Andrew’s personal portfolio (spanning from 4.3m to 23.5m vessels with thousands of designs on the water) make him a valuable member of teams completing large vessel refits. McDonald-Smith Marine Designers have been acknowledged with numerous Australian awards as an independent designer. Andrew works closely with the owner and yard to produce the best result for all parties, with clients receiving 100% effort to completion.

As a Mechanical Engineer with a trade back ground, Andrew McDonald-Smith began Marine Engineering and Design 35 years ago with Lloyds Ships and has since worked with South East Queensland’s foremost luxury yacht building yards. Over this time Andrew’s engineering expertise has complimented his talent for interior and exterior design, structural design, hull formation and project management.

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