Engineering Consultants to the Maritime Sector and Fluid Dynamics Experts

The Wolfson Unit has provided testing and consultancy for ventures in the maritime engineering, naval architecture, yacht design, offshore, sports, aerospace and defence industries since 1967. 

Our role is to provide bespoke engineering consultancy with access to world class experimental facilities and simulation tools so that you can progress your project, fast. 

Why choose Wolfson?

Your one-stop shop

Whatever specific engineering problem you’re trying to solve, we have the breadth of knowledge and services to help you
work it through.

A depth of experience

Expect consistent service and continuity at a level your business, and
project, demands.

Smart analysis

With all the expertise in one place, we can 
get you the answers you need to solve your 
biggest problem.

Flexible & adaptable

We’ll flex to your project’s needs as and 
when they arise.


Our team provides impartial advice without the influence of any third party commercial contracts.

Agile, dedicated team

You’ll have direct access to your assigned engineer, who’ll be there from start to finish.

Unrivalled access

You’ll work closely with a team of specialist engineers adept at all aspects of marine technology and industrial aerodynamics.

Cost effective

As a small and focused team with low overheads,
our testing costs less than many of our competitors in the region.

Cutting edge facilities

Gain access to the highest-specification research and commercial facilities.

Take a look at our software

Who we work with

“The Wolfson Unit have carried out tank testing and wind tunnel work on the majority of our designs over the past 20 years, with Aquel being the first Superyacht in 1985. We have an excellent relationship with the Wolfson Unit and would not hesitate to recommend them.”

Malcolm McKeon

Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design