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The Yacht of 2030

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The Yacht of 2030, an in-house research project of Van Oossanen Naval Architects, to stay ahead of the International Marine Organisation roadmap for a 50% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2050. Read the full article in Superyacht Times newspaper issue 33.

Construction completion former Storm 55

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In collaboration with Workumer Jachtservice , Omega Architects and Van Oossanen Naval Architects bv, the construction of the former Storm 55 has been started to prepare the yacht for her owner. The hull was built in 2017 and arrived at Workumer Jachtservice in Workum for the finishing process at the beginning of this year. The patented Fast Displacement Hull Form from Van Oossanen Naval Architects bv, will give this 15m motor yacht a fast, comfortable and efficient performance. Additional features are the integrated spud poles and the folding mast.

The aim is to hand over the yacht to the owner early 2021.

Taking shape: the remarkable Project Phi

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Project Phi was first announced in the summer of 2018 and, with design engineering well advanced, construction of the aluminium hull began at Royal Huisman’s Vollenhove yard in mid-February 2019.

Among a long list of exceptional features of this project are the fuel-efficient hull lines based on the patented Fast-Displacement XL® concept by Van Oossanen Naval Architects, who are responsible to maximise the yacht’s length of over 55m / 180ft while remaining within the sub-500GT category. Phi is optimised for a maximum speed of 22 knots in combination with high fuel efficiency at cruising speed, and will be gyro-stabilised for added comfort.


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New Dynamiq GTT 135 sold – Van Oossanen contracted for full naval architecture

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During the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show, Dynamiq Yachts and Van Oossanen have signed a contract for the delivery of full naval architecture for the new Dynamiq GTT 135. The yacht now is announced to be sold as well. The GTT 135 will feature a Fast Displacement Hull Form and a Hull Vane® will even further improve efficiency and onboard comfort.


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Hakvoort starts build of Project Adur, a 45 meter world-cruising fast aluminium motoryacht

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We herewith confirm a new order for a 45.2 meter fast aluminium motoryacht, sold and with build management by Ocean Independence. Both exterior and interior design are done by Omega Architects. Naval Architecture from  Van Oossanen, including the innovative Hull Vane®, will guarantee sea keeping qualities as well as speed and range.


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New Sunseeker 161 to be built by Icon Yachts, featuring Van Oossanen’s FDHF

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Sunseeker moves into aluminium built yachts in partnership with  Icon yachts. The yard declares that ‘the latent demand for even larger Sunseeker yachts’ is driving force behind the brand’s move into metal. The truly momentous step was set during the Monaco Yacht Show.

The Sunseeker 161 will be based on the Fast Displacement Hull Form platform (FDHF) by Van Oossanen, responsible for its naval architecture.


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Find out more about Blue Efficiency at SMM!

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From September 4-7, the leading international maritime trade fair SMM will take place in Hamburg. This year’s theme is to discover what drives the maritime industry. Van Oossanen and Hull Vane will be present in a shared booth  to showcase the essence of blue efficiency: optimising hydrodynamic performance. Optimising ship designs is essential in the process of creating sustainable vessels.

We will display the very first scale model of  the innovative Dutch harbour patrol vessel RPA-8, delivered in 2017 by Port of Rotterdam. In this project Van Oossanen and Hull Vane  joined forces in realising the lowest fuel consumption and wave-making.


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IYC Monaco, Omega Architects and Van Oossanen unveil NedXplor38: a compact and efficient explorer yacht concept

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The 38m (124’6’’) NedXplor 38 offers an efficient and versatile layout, and an impressive range of over 5,032 nautical miles. The yacht was developed in collaboration with Perry van Oossanen of Van Oossanen Naval Architects, the team of Omega Architects by Frank Laupman and Bernie Challis of IYC Monaco. Exclusively for sale with IYC the design is available for construction at a quality Dutch shipyard or the yard of the owner’s choice.


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Jetten65 soon to be delivered to her proud owner…

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Almost ready to be delivered, the Jetten65 recently received a visual reminder of its ‘Dutch’ efficiency. A sticker placed above the waterline unreveils the 19.3 m yacht features Van Oossanen’s Fast Displacement Hull Form as well as our patented ‘underwater spoiler’ the Hull Vane®.


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Heesen sells biggest yacht to date: 80m project Cosmos

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Sold for delivery in April 2022, Project Cosmos is the largest yacht to date to be built by Heesen. Moreover, at 80.07 metres, 1,700GT and with a top speed of 29 knots, Project Cosmos will be the world’s largest and fastest full-aluminium motoryacht with conventional propeller propulsion system.


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