The early DeFevers were built in multiple yards in Taiwan depending on the model. Some models were built in multiple yards. Recent boats have all been built in mainland China
. However, the on site production manager from Taiwan went to China to oversee the building of Art's designs and is still around for getting unusual parts
. Art himself is still around in San Diego
and involved with the current
If you want information on a specific model, there is a defevercruisers website and owners group with lots more information than I can provide. There is a forum with owners of just about every model made who can answer detailed questions.