Passenger Ferries, Tour Boats & Live Aboards

When it comes to safe, reliable, and comfortable passenger vessels, SBF’s design team starts with the client’s needs and designs vessels custom-tailored to their requirements. We design efficient vessels that make it easy for the crew to do their jobs, yet provide the ultimate in looks and comfort for their passengers.


Whether you require a passenger ferry, a touring vessel, or a live-aboard, we design our passenger vessels with both aesthetics and comfort in mind. Never compromising on reliability or safety, we keep your customers’ welfare and comfort foremost in our ship design. We keep operating costs low and quality high for a vessel that will serve you well for years to come.


Sleek, efficient, and seaworthy for the long haul, passenger vessels from SBF serve charters, tours, and ferry companies all over world. Contact our design team for a chat about your passenger vessel design needs today.

SBF has designed a broad range of vessels to meet a variety of needs, including:


We design passenger ferries for a variety of needs, including fast ferries, commuter ferries and low wash , HSC ferries, and fast ferries.

We understand your passengers experience is of the upmost importance. Our passenger vessels are designed with spacious, open and flowing decks to provide a comfortable and safe journey, but also provide the ultimate in style and appearance.

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We design ocean-going live-aboard vessels for a variety of functions including diving charters, surf charters, sight-seeing and eco-tourism. A prime focus is on stability to handle unfavorable conditions, yet accommodate your guests in luxury. Our experience assures you that any live-aboard ship we design will be safe and durable, as well as luxurious.

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Our day tour vessels serve all over the world—even as far away and in as harsh conditions as found in Alaska. We understand the need for these vessels to be multi-purpose in nature and can be arranged with multiple entertaining decks and areas with seamless flow.

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Naval architecture by SBF Marine Solutions