“Award-winning refits and masterful large yacht transformations”


Ideally located on the French Atlantic coast in La Rochelle, and in the South of France in La Ciotat, Compositeworks is an award-winning shipyard delivering world-class yacht refits and complex rebuilds.

Main contact

Address: Maison des Formes de Radoub Rue de la Cote D'Ivoire La Rochelle, France / Monaco 1700

Tel: +33 (0)6 75 24 75 85

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Since it’s establishment in 1998, Compositeworks has delivered over 800 projects, including over 25% of the world’s megayacht fleet (over 85m) and forged an international reputation for first-class new build quality, excellent technical knowledge and innovation as well as a sector leading commitment to redelivery times.

Compositeworks’ international team of over 120 professionals, combined with a pool of carefully selected international and local contractors, ensures that alongside the requisite quality, the communication and flexibility required to succeed in the best rebuild and refit projects is unprecedented.

Today, Compositeworks is one of the most trusted refit shipyards in the world, and counts many of the world’s largest and most prestigious vessels as repeat clients.

Superyacht refit facilities in France

Compositeworks can cater to the largest superyachts in the world at its facilities in La Rochelle and La Ciotat, and also at other partner shipyards in the Mediterranean.

In total, its dry-docks measure over 1.5km end-to-end, and there is over 2km of quayside space for in-water works and cranes are capable of lifting heavy keels.

Refit shipyard in La Rochelle

At its La Rochelle shipyard, Compositeworks has:

• A 176m x 21.86m dry dock
• A 107m x 13.84m dry dock
• A 300-ton travel lift
• A 250m quay for in-water works
• Cranes lifting up to 200T
• 2,000m2 hard-standing area
• Storage space

Refit shipyard in La Ciotat

At its La Ciotat shipyard, Compositeworks has:

• A 2,000T synchrolift
• Four megayacht berths on the hard for vessels up to 85m
• A 300T travel lift
• 14,000m2 on the hard up to 14 yachts, with four spaces equipped with keep pits to cater to sailing yachts
• A 300T powered trailer
• A 60m x 9m x 3m dry dock
• Cranes lifting 25 to 600T
• A 50m paint cabin
• A Helipad

Superyacht refit, repair and rebuild services in France

Compositeworks provides high-end solutions for every aspect of your superyacht refit project; from basic maintenance works and class visits to complex modifications.

Its various shipyards cater to yachts over 30m in length, with a history of excellence in handling superyachts in excess of 100m. Services include:

• Dry docking and haul outs
• Project management
• Naval architecture
• Naval engineering
• Interior design
• Surveys and technical reports
• Project support and administration
• Crew concierge services
• Systems and equipment
• Composite works
• Paint
• Interiors
• Metalworks
• Carpentry
• Sailing-specific services

Contact Compositeworks today to schedule your superyacht refit project in the South of France.

Professional Refit Place

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ARC (Compositeworks) is the best place on the Atlantic Coast for yacht refit and conversion. Their last realization is amazing. It is a pleasure to work with you, thanks!