Yacht Refitting

Refitting Services

Refitting a yacht is a significant and complex investment decision! We bring years of experience and a network of trusted suppliers and professionals. Allow us to take that burden off your shoulders!

As a company, we undertake full refits of yachts. It has become one of the most important activities for our company. We offer a variety of services for boats of all sizes and types. The process of refitting starts from the build itself, all the way to the installation of any additional components. Our company ensures top-quality results through every step of the process.

Project Management

Management is vital to a refit process. It ensures that the process is exciting and stress-free for the owner. The Project Manager and the owner are in constant communication through the refitting.

  • Specification
  • Budget Preparation
  • Cost Control
  • Arrange surveys
  • Manage classification
  • Flag and technical regulatory paperwork
  • Quality & Timeframe control
  • Warranty Management

Adding & Replacing

  • Teak replacement (with available alternatives)
  • Removal and replacement of masts
  • Rigging
  • Removing and refitting engines
  • Installation of hardware
  • Electric & Hydraulic systems
  • Entertainment systems


Modifying a yacht often means optimising it, to fulfil the owner’s desired purpose. This may include modifying a yacht to improve its performance in racing or converting an old boat into a luxurious hospitality and private charter yacht.

  • Deck and Hull preparations
  • Hull Modifications
  • Interior Layout
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical system design
  • New sails


Customisation is all about matching your boat’s look and feel to your tastes and needs. This can be achieved with several different services.

  • Hull painting
  • New covers (Biminis, Sprayhoods and more)
  • Cushions for Interior & Exterior seating areas


If you wish to upgrade your yacht, from an older look and feel to a modern one, you can refit it and equip it with high-tech and smart solutions. There are many components you can upgrade to achieve this.

  • Upholstery and Covers
  • Engines
  • Electronics
  • New hardware
  • Innovative Technologies
  • Entertainment Systems

Restoring and Repairs

  • Repairs on Wood, Aluminum, GRP, and Steel
  • Engine repairs
  • Restoration of old wood
  • Seacocks
  • Plumbing, Electrical repairs
  • Engineering
  • Electronic Troubleshooting

With a lot of experience managing complex and large refits, and many successful projects in our portfolio, SBY has supported numerous refit projects and found the most effective solutions for a wide range of yachts, providing full technical support throughout the process. Choosing SBY to manage your refit offers significant cost savings, with in-depth reporting, keeping owners fully informed of the progress at every step.

If you have any further questions about our refitting services, please fill in the form below and we will come back to you!