Coastwise Corporation entered into a new collaborative partnership with Elliott Bay Design Group in February 2024. Now known as Coastwise Engineering, this new Anchorage Alaska based division of EBDG will continue to provide superior naval architecture and marine engineering to both public and private clients (see press release).

Our team specializes in designing vessels and marine systems that successfully and efficiently operate in the demanding and rigorous Alaskan marine environment. Many of the most prominent Alaskan vessel owners, operators and shipyards use Coastwise Engineering services and we have been involved in the acquisition of nearly all new public vessels in Alaska.

Our corporate goal is simple: deliver customer satisfaction.

Corporate Leadership

Pat Eberhardt, General Manager

Pat Eberhardt is General Manager of Coastwise Engineering (division of Elliott Bay Design Group) and offers over 40 years of naval architecture and marine engineering experience. He has extensive experience with project management, engineering and design, refurbishments and upgrade projects.

Pat obtained his Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering from California Maritime Academy in 1983 and went on to obtain his Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Washington in 1989. He is a registered professional engineer in Alaska and Washington.

He began his career working for the Ketchikan Shipyard supervising repairs and designing various systems. Following that he worked for the Alaska Marine Highway System working his way up the ladder to Marine Engineering Superintendent. Subsequently he opened Coastwise Corporation which he operated for more than thirty years, developing an extensive catalog of vessel designs. Pat, with his broad experience and extensive knowledge, will continue to provide quality technical services to the Alaska marine industry through this new partnership.