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Meet Van Oossanen and Hull Vane at Europort Maritime 2017

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Save the date for 7-10 November as Europort Maritime 2017 will be taking place in Rotterdam!

Van Oossanen Fluid Dynamics and Hull Vane will be present in Hall 8 in a shared booth, making a statement of Blue Efficiency in ship design.

Van Oossanen will present its proven expertise on ship optimisation:
-CFD analysis
-hull optimisation
-online analysis (www.cfdanalysis.com)

Hull Vane will showcase the U-shaped Hull Vane®, the new model of its patented energy saving ‘underwater spoiler’. The Hull Vane® can be appended (fit for refit) or integrated (mostly used for newbuild). Did you notice the recently launched ‘statement of blue efficiency’ RPA-8 of Port of Rotterdam? This patrol vessel will use 24% less fuel due to the application of a Hull Vane®.

Meet our team: Niels Moerke (Managing director Van Oossanen),  Bruno Bouckaert (Sales director Hull Vane), Nils Hagemeister (CFD specialist /naval architect Van Oossanen), Kasper Uithof (project lead Hull Vane), and Minka Zeilstra (PR and Marketing manager).

We’re looking forward to welcome you at our booth (near parking entry): 8.005!

Register for free:

 

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Van Oossanen and Hull Vane exhibiting at Metstrade 2017

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Save the date for 14-16 November as Metstrade 2017 will be taking place in Amsterdam!

Van Oossanen Naval Architecture will be present at the Superyacht Pavilion in a shared booth with Hull Vane B.V..

Van Oossanen will showcase her ‘circle of excellence in performance’ design process. We also will inform you on the benefits of our well-known Fast Displacement Hull Form and present new revolutions within this FDHF concept:
– Fast Displacement XL® (extra length within GT & extra performance)
– B-3 trimaran concept (extra exterior deck & extra efficiency and performance)
– Gran Displacement (extra interior volume within GT)

Hull Vane will present the U-shaped Hull Vane®. This new model of its patented energy saving ‘underwater spoiler’ is also in the race for the DAME award. Also the location of the Hull Vane® is variable: it can be appended or integrated (mostly used for newbuild yachts).

Meet our team: Perry van Oossanen and Niels Moerke (MD’s Van Oossanen), Tijmen Maas Geesteranus (naval architect Van Oossanen), Bruno Bouckaert (Sales director Hull Vane) and Minka Zeilstra (PR and Marketing manager).

We’re looking forward to welcome you at our booth SYP 11.517!

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Afscheid van vijfvoudig Nederlands kampioen Lemsteraak BS2

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Na 3 dagen racen onder varierende omstandigheden kwam ook dit jaar de Buikschuiver II als Nederlands Kampioen over de streep.  De strijd om de titel was dit jaar extra spannend door sterk zeilen van de jonge bemanningen van de Maasvogel (tweede plek) en de Marie Charlotte III (derde plek) en door toedoen van het weer. Zo finishten er in de zaterdagochtendwedstrijd slechts vier schepen binnen de tijdslimiet omdat de wind weg viel. De lange-baanwedstrijd op de zondag werd bepaald door een enorme windshift in het laatste rak, die nog voor een aantal wisselingen in de stand zorgde.

Ondanks dit alles wist Peter Houtzagers als schipper van de Buikschuiver II de titel voor de vijfde maal op rij binnen te halen. Deze vijfde titel betekent helaas ook het afscheid van Peter en de BS2 in de top van de Lemsterakenklasse. Hij wil zich meer gaat richten op zijn gezinsleven en zijn bedrijf Sailmon.  Peter heeft met de BS2 het lemsteraken-zeilen naar een hoger niveau weten te tillen en andere teams weten te pushen tot vernieuwing van schepen en verjonging van bemanning, wat uiteindelijk de klasse zeker ten goede zal komen.

Naast het afscheid van Peter Houtzagers was er ook het afscheid van Ruud van Hilst met de Wadwaai. Na meer dan 30 jaar aanwezigheid in de VA-klasse, laat Ruud nu een motorjacht bouwen bij de Workumer Jachthaven.

Er is nog een mogelijkheid Peter en de BS2 te bewonderen, want komend weekend (23 en 24 september) zal de Hylper Hurdsilerij voor de tiende maal plaatsvinden. Hier zal Peter Houtzagers met de BS2 voor de achtste maal succesvol proberen te zijn. Deze twee dagen wedstrijdzeilen, met daarnaast een geweldig walprogramma in de avond, beloven een mooie afsluiting te worden van het wedstrijdseizoen van de VA-klasse.

Volledige uitslag ONK:
1. BS2
2. Maasvogel
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4. Papegaai
5. HL3
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7. Grote Jager
8. Zilveren Zwaan
9. Wadwaai
10. WK15
11. Kaatje
12. Flaenende Ingel

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OCEAN Independence USA to represent new Van Oossanen and Fiorentino Fast Displacement XL®-300

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Van Oossanen Naval Architecture joins forces with Milanese designer Federico Fiorentino for a new 47.5 metre superyacht concept. Cristiano Gatto will be responsible for the interior design.  The XL®-300 Sport will be taken into sales by Thom Conboy, President of the Americas of OCEAN Independence. Thom states: “It’s really exiting to be working with Van Oossanen, Fiorentino and Gatto on such a cool project which has an amazing potential for the US market.”

Named Fast Displacement XL®-300 Sport, this motor yacht is based on Van Oossanen’s innovative new Fast Displacement XL® hull form and operates with a total interior volume of less than 300GT. The new Fast Displacement XL-300 Sport (47.5m / 299GT) allows a top speed of 29 knots.

The Fast Displacement XL® concept is a radical evolution of the famous Van Oossanen patented FDHF (Fast Displacement Hull Form). The main advantage of the XL® according to Perry van Oossanen is that “it offers maximum length, superior comfort and the highest performance. It gives the possibility to create the longest yachts ever within the 200,300 or 500GT boundaries.” An increase in length of 20% will result in 10% more interior space and 30-40% more exterior deck area, creating unprecedented exterior lounge, pool and sun bathing areas.  “So it is possible to have a 45+ metre yacht, reaching close to 30 knots, with a 6ft draft, for less than 300GT”, Perry explains.

The exterior styling of the Fast Displacement XL®-300 Sport was provided by Fiorentino. Federico:  “I gave this yacht a contemporary sleek and sharp look that perfectly combines with the lightness of its generous open spaces. An aggressive attitude reflects the high performance hull that lies below the waterline.” The famous interior designer Cristiano Gatto has been approached to create the interior décor for this sleek cruiser.

Accommodation is for ten guests split across five staterooms, including a main-deck owner’s cabin as well as three doubles and a twin cabin below decks. The crew quarters would be situated in the bow, accommodating six people in three en-suite cabins.

Key features include a superyacht helipad on the foredeck, an aft-deck infinity pool and a side-loading garage that is large enough to house two Jet Skis as well as a 6.25 metre tender. Van Oossanen adds that this design could be built from an aluminium hull and superstructure to Lloyd’s and ABS standards, compliant to LY3.

Power would come from twin 2600hp MTU 16V2000 M96L diesel engines for a top speed of 29 knots and a maximum cruising range of 3,500 nautical miles at 12 knots. Meanwhile, a pair of gyroscopes with active interceptors would ensure a smooth cruising experience for all those on board.

For sales please contact Thom Conboy.

 

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Van Oossanen sponsor WAVV

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Met ingang van seizoen 2017/2018 is Van Oossanen regionaal sponsor van de Wageningse voetbalclub WAVV. Hiermee hopen we ook lokaal bij te dragen aan een gezonde samenleving.

 

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Mulder’s Delta One exceeds expectations on sea trials

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The recently launched Mulder ThirtySix, motoryacht Delta One, has successfully completed her sea trials off the coast of the Netherlands, from the marina of Scheveningen.

With naval architecture by Van Oossanen, exterior design by Claydon Reeves and interior design by Vickers Studio, the full aluminium M/Y Delta One exceeded expectations. Her patented FDHF hull shape behaved very well at sea, with winds up to 6 Bft on the North Sea during sea trials. Driven by twin Caterpillar C18 1.150HP engines, her top speed of 16.8 knots is matching calculations, as expected. At a cruising speed of 15 knots with an engine load of 67%, M/Y Delta One performed amazingly comfortable.

Due to the great synergy between her owners, IYR as owner’s representatives, the crew, Mulder Shipyard, Van Oossanen and Claydon Reeves + Vickers Studio, the Gross Tonnage of 298 has been meticulously optimized at all areas on board. Studious engineering combined with the strive to top-quality of all parties involved, the 36.00 metre yacht offers generous space to ten guests in five luxurious designed staterooms. The efficiently created tenderbay area features a Williams 625 Dieseljet, two Yamaha GP1800 jetski’s, Seabobs and extensive windsurf-gear.

Mulder Shipyard will present Delta One at the Monaco Yacht Show from 27-30 September.

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Heesen’s first hybrid-propulsed FDHF motoryacht ‘Home’ exceeds expectations!

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On 1 July 2017, the world’s first Fast Displacement motor yacht equipped with hybrid propulsion was delivered by Heesen to her Owner in international waters.  This 50m all aluminium motor yacht below 500GT with shallow draft, underwent intensive sea trials in the North Sea for five days in calm sea conditions, with waves of up to 0.5m and light breeze.

The results are impressive: not only has HOME easily exceeded her contractual maximum speed of 16.3 knots in the traditional diesel engine mode, but also expectations in her hybrid ‘silent cruising mode’. Thanks to two 127kW water-cooled DC electric shaft motors, she exceeded the predicted speed of 9 knots with noise and vibration levels well below the specification levels.

HOME is not only ultra-quiet, but she is also extremely fuel efficient. At 12 knots, she has a fuel consumption of 98 litres per hour (excluding generators) and at 10 knots in hybrid mode this further reduces to a staggering 45 litres per hour, which for a 50m yacht, displacing 295 tons and with a Gross Tonnage of 499, is an outstanding achievement.

This impressive performance is achieved with just two MTU 12V 2000 M61 engines of 600 kW each, which are smaller than those typically fitted on a yacht of this size. This once again proves the remarkable efficiency of Van Oossanen’s FDHF (Fast Displacement Hull Form).  With a particular attention to weight control, HOME is predicted to achieve a transatlantic range of 3,750 nautical miles while cruising at 12 knots, despite carrying just 45,000 litres of fuel. This is  further underlining the remarkable efficiency of the FDHF (Fast Displacement Hull Form).

Despite being powered by relatively small engines for her size — twin 804hp MTU 12V 2000 M61s — HOME will still achieve a respectable top speed of 16.3 knots when powered by her main engines and the diesel-electric propulsion system will allow for silent cruising at up to nine knots. Smaller engines mean the yacht will also be more spacious, with less room taken up by the engine room. Interior stylist Cristiano Gatto worked closely with the Owner to create an interior décor that boasts a sophisticated linear design based on a two-tone palette.

The striking profile was designed by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects  and is considered a design delight with her vertical bow and characterising spray rails, to her stern with a large fixed swim platform, wide sweeping stairs leading to the main deck and floor-to-ceiling glass windows.

HOME will début at the Monaco Yacht Show from 27-30 September 2017.

Watch this video of Home facing heavy waves at the North Sea

Click on the image above to watch a video of Home facing heavy waves at the North Sea

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Heesen Yachts’s Project Antares: FDHF® hull and superstructure joined together

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On May 14, 2017 the joining of the hull and superstructure of Project Antares, and the installation of her two MTU 8V4000 M63 engines, took place at the Heesen Yachts facility in Oss.

Project Antares is a 55m steel-hulled FDHF® vessel that was sold just over four weeks ago to a very experienced American yachtsman. She will have some special features to carry out her role as mothership to the owner’s sport fishing fleet, such as the possibility to re-fuel and re-charge two sport fishing boats, allowing for several days out at sea.

Moreover, Project Antares boasts a major difference from her equally beautiful sister ships: an owner’s apartment that is 30 per cent larger, having been extended from 62 to 80 sqm. Italian designers Francesco Paszkowski and Margherita Casprini are now working closely with the owner and his team to personalise the interior design of his new 740GT vessel.

Project Antares has now entered the outfitting phase and will be ready for delivery to her owners in November 2018.

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Radical new Icon Yachts 46 metres: fast and efficient

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OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

ICON Yachts and Bristow-Holmes are pleased to announce the sale of the first in a radical new series of Yachts to be built in Holland by the Dutch Master Yacht Builder. “The Gotham Project” is an extremely innovative, bold and exciting Superyacht that was born out of the passion and determination of Bristow-Holmes, Ivan Erdevicki and ICON Yachts to develop something new, something different and something that promises to turn heads wherever she goes.

This stunning 46 Metre Aluminium Superyacht has been designed in partnership with Ivan Erdevicki and renowned naval architects Van Oossanen along with a great amount of input and detail from the owner and his broker. The result is this truly remarkable vessel. With Van Oossanen’s patented FDHF hull and Hull Vane®, the yacht performs truly efficient and fast, “A wolf in wolf’s clothing”

Her striking exterior features 5 unique exterior guest zones:

  • Recessed Waterside Bar Unit on the aft bathing platform for greeting and entertaining clients on arrival/during water sports activities
  • Capacious Aft Cockpit with seating for up to 16 guests in a relaxed style
  • Forward Sunbathing Area with Plunge Pool
  • Large Flybridge with a striking central staircase to the Sundeck, symmetrical bar units to port and starboard and large “U Shaped” seating around rise and fall hydraulic coffee tables with rotating table tops that convert to form an extremely large sun pad
  • Sundeck with dining/seating for up to 16 guests around two unique dining tables with glass tops that allow natural light to penetrate through the tables and the subsequent glass panels set into the floor below thus allowing light into the vessels sky lounge.

The Sundeck converts into a DJ area for those nights when the party just needs to keep on going…
The unique exterior design created by Ivan Erdevicki flow through to the interior which has also been designed by the Canadian based designer.

With such a striking exterior, it was important that we followed this through to the interior areas of the yacht however careful consideration was required to ensure that the whole vessel flowed throughout. It has been a pleasure working with the owner and his representatives to date and we are looking forward to seeing this striking yacht coming to life.”- Ivan Erdevicki, ER Design

Along with her exterior the interior of “The Gotham Project” features several unique aspects:

  • Comprehensive AV appliances throughout the vessel, from pop up exterior speakers to the private cinema room with ambient lighting.
  • First Vessel under 60 meters with a Glass Wine Cellar in the lower deck lobby
  • Extremely spacious full beam master cabin with private office, glass ceiling, capacious open shower and impressive lighting throughout.
  • Side Loading Tender Bay and Gymnasium
  • Accommodation for up to 10 Guests in 5 cabins
  • Independent Crew Access to the Lower Deck for easier servicing of the guest areas
  • Capacious Galley and servery with walk in fridge/freezers for extended long range cruising

The Gotham Project is the first in a series of Yachts to be built by ICON Yachts in partnership with Bristow-Holmes. “Together with Ivan Erdevicki, and the rest of the team at ICON we have created a truly unique and remarkable platform series of yachts. The Gotham Project embodies the Bristow-Holmes Ethos of bringing a “Fresh, Bold Approach to the World of Yachting” and we are delighted to have hull number 1 under construction. We are looking forward to discussing the project with future prospective purchasers and developing the series further with other purchasers” – Harry Bristow-Holmes, Bristow-Holmes Founder and CEO.

The Gotham Project doesn’t just look the part, her comprehensive technical specification typifies Dutch Quality and Engineering:

  • Hull Vane® Fitted to the Transom increasing efficiency by 20% thus increasing range and performance. The second largest yacht to date ever built to feature this unique technology
  • 24.5 Knot Top Speed from 2 x MTU 16V2000 Engines
  • Range of 2950 nautical miles, impressive for a yacht of this size
  • Well-proportioned garage with side loading tender bay
  • Cutting edge naval architecture from Van Oossanen, offering unparalleled performance.


“From the very first introduction to the Gotham Project it was clear that the intention was for this new yacht to stand out from the crowd. The yacht’s unmistakable and bold exterior styling was perhaps enough to achieve this alone. However, when further combined with a high level of specification, unparalleled performance and a Dutch shipyard with a thirst to break into the 40-50M market, the Gotham Project is clearly destined to become a stand out superyacht when delivered to her Owner in 2019.” – James Hutchinson, HYC

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 Jen Wartena of ICON Yachts comments “This project has been one of the most innovative and exciting projects we have been involved in. It’s the culmination of a great deal of work spanning over 22 months since our initial discussions at the Monaco Yacht Show in September 2015 through to the signing of the ship building contract earlier this week. Myself and the whole team at ICON Yachts are extremely proud to be building this particular vessel and look forward to future hull’s for future clients”.

Naval Architect Perry van Oossanen explains: “We feel privileged to be selected as the primary naval architect for such a bold project. Thanks to the open mindset of the owner and his team, this yacht makes a perfect showcase of the capabilities of combining our patented FDHF with the Hull Vane®. This fully optimised performance package will effect 15-20% lower fuel consumption and approximately 1,5 knots additional maximum speed, resulting in a truly remarkable 24,5 knots max speed, considering the installed power.”

Delivery is due for June 2019 and keel laying to take place in October 2017, these are exciting times for everyone involved!

 

 

 

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Online CFD ship analysis premiered by Van Oossanen

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Van Oossanen now premieres an online service for ship hull analysis. This online tool enables naval architects, ship owners, yards and students to analyse the performance of a ship’s hull with high quality validated software, and receive a detailed test report by e-mail within a day.  This development is an important step in the development and appliance of ship simulation software.

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Van Oossanen is a leader and innovator within naval architecture, and a specialist in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis for ship performance. CFD is most easily described as a virtual towing tank. With state-of-the-art hardware and software, the flow around the ship is simulated in detail. Compared to towing tank tests CFD is just as accurate and often more cost effective, especially in the early design stages. In addition, CFD provides an almost unlimited amount of data flow details.

Van Oossanen’s goals are to offer easy access to their high quality optimised and validated software, as well as to stimulate awareness on hull efficiency within the maritime field. Managing director Niels Moerke, comments: “We understand the necessity to have available tools to analyse hull designs in the early stagse of a project. CFD is a very powerful but complicated and expensive tool, and with our webshop we make these simulations available for a very broad audience. As an ongoing process, we continually validate, tune and develop the CFD code to guarantee exceptionally high quality and trustworthy results.”

To kick-off the webshop, Van Oossanen has activated the option to ‘run’ a single surface bare hull via cfdanalysis.com. The company aims to enable the online analysis of multi-surface geometries, and to open the opportunity to add appendages and regular wave simulations as well.

R&D
Investing over 20 per cent of their time in Research and Development, Van Oossanen began working on the online ship analysis tool back in 2015. The tool was introduced to the Netherlands maritime market at the end of 2016, and has now premiered worldwide via www.cfdanalysis.com.

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A key benefit is the easy-access mode; all the user requires is basic ship data and a geometry that can be uploaded at any location and at any time, the high quality validated software, and the limited delivery time of a 3D report. A history of reports can be privately and securely stored in iCloud, which makes this type of service safe and protected.

At this moment in time, the system is only capable of bare hull analysis, however, further types of ship analysis compatible with the online service are in the development stage.

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