About Chrysalis Yacht Design

An unrivaled network of yacht design specialists

Bringing years of experience

Bringing years of experience to yacht building

Chrysalis Yacht Design was founded by Beau Mansfield who brings more than 40 years’ experience and expertise to the superyacht arena.

During a successful career, which has taken him all over the world, Beau has been involved with the design, planning and construction of some of the world’s largest and most prestigious cruise ships, including the legendary Queen Mary 2. This background, along with experience in managing complex projects with short build times, gives Beau and his team a unique perspective, skillset and proven track record.

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Specialist community

Collaboration with experts is key to success

Chrysalis Yacht Design is part of an impressive community of trusted and talented specialists.

For each project, a ‘dream team’ of design and engineering professionals is assembled and tailored specifically to each clients’ individual needs and preferences.

This bespoke approach is crucial in an industry where personalisation and attention to detail are paramount.

Our Vision

Luxury yacht design is all about pushing
the boundaries of possibility.


Outstanding quality

A client-focussed and detailed approach

We bring innovation and new ideas to the table and are well positioned to meet the demands of modern superyacht design and construction.

We’re committed to delivering exceptional quality and are known for our attention to detail in every aspect of yacht design.

We don’t just meet all expectations, we exceed them, whilst adhering to all budgetary considerations and project delivery timelines.

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