HISWA Symposium 2016 ‘Yacht Design Seeking 4 Limits’

RAI Amsterdam
Emerald Room

Date: November 14 - 15

Program Monday November 14, 2016

Moderator: Hans Hopman
12.00 - 13.00 Registration
13.00 - 13.15Opening
13.15 - 13.35Keynote: From Antinous to A, Yacht design of the past three decades
Speaker: Marcus Krall, BOOTE Exclusive, Germany
13.35 - 13.55Fibre opting sensing in the America’s Cup
Speakers: D. Constantini, S. Arrivabene, Micron Optics Inc., Switzerland
13.55 - 14.15Through life load monitoring of superyacht carbon fibre rigs experience and new applications
Speakers: E. Wilkinson, D. Roberts, Magma Structures/Global,
United Kingdom
14.15 - 14.35Local and global analysis of large motoryacht superstructures
Speaker: D. Boote, University of Genoa, Italy
14.35 - 14.50Questions
14.50 - 15.20Coffee break
15.20 - 15.40Developing the DAMEN SeaXplorer range of expedition yachts
Speaker: J. van der Velde, Damen Shipyards, the Netherlands
15.40 - 16.00Computational sustainability: a life cycle perspective approach for eco design and large yachts construction
Speaker: V. Eleuteri, VSY and Eulabor Institute, Italy
16.00 - 16.20 Energy analysis on a propeller operating in open water
Speaker: B. Schuiling, Maritime Research Institute, the Netherlands
16.20 - 16.40 Behaviour at anchor of partially submersible yacht: genesis of the comfort draft concept
Speakers: Y. Chellaoui, G. Gaillarde, E. van der Mark,
Maritime Research Institute, the Netherlands
16.40 - 17.00Questions
17.00 - 18.00Reception
18.15Dinner cruise*
*(on pre registration only)

Program Tuesday November 15, 2016

Moderator: Hans Hopman
09.30 - 09.35 Opening day 2
09.35 - 09.55 Keynote: Techno transfer: benefits for the yacht industry
Speaker E. Zijlstra, Materia BV, the Netherlands
09.55 - 10.15Hydrodynamics of wind assisted ship propulsion, modelling of hydrodynamic forces
Speaker: N.J. van der Kolk, Delft University of Technology,
the Netherlands
10.15 - 10.35 A comfort analysis of an 86m. yacht fitted with fin stabilizers versus Magnus-effect rotors
Speakers: J. Ooms, L.R.P. Sosa, Quantum Controls, the Netherlands
10.35 - 10.50Questions
10.50 - 11.10Coffee break
11.10 - 11.30Norse Power Flettner rotor, operational experiences and results from the first reference installation
Speaker: J. Väinämö, Norse Power OY LTD, Finland
11.30 - 11.50From operational profile to hybrid propulsion
Speakers: P. van Zon, P.T. van Loon, FEADSHIP, the Netherlands
11.50 - 12.10Structural design inspired by nature
Speakers: D. Leidenfrost, Dykstra Naval Architects, the Netherlands and Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany
12.10 - 12.25Questions
12.25 - 13.30Lunch break
13.30 - 13.50Electric propulsion optimization
Speaker: R.J. Niessink, De Voogt Naval Achitects, the Netherlands
13.50 - 14.10Motions and loads of high speed craft in regular waves,
prediction and analysis
Speaker: F. Prini, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
14.10 - 14.30Pushing processes and performance by parametric design of yachts
Speaker: S. Harries, C. Abt, Friendship Systems, Germany
14.30 - 14.45Questions
14.45 - 15.05Coffee break
15.05 - 15.25 The IMO Polar Code and large yachts
Speaker: J. Gravina, BMT Nigel Gee Ltd, United Kingdom
15.25 - 15.45Glass as a supporting structure in yacht building
Speaker: F. Verbaas, Lloyds Register, the Netherlands
15.45 - 16.05Deep blue hybrid, integrated energy management system
Speaker: Ralph Plieninger and Jens Biebach, Torqeedo GmbH, Germany
16.05 - 16.20Questions
16.20 - 16.40A life cycle cost analysis of hull vane application on motoryachts
Speaker: K. Uithof, Hull Vane BV, the Netherlands
16.40 - 17.00Exploring the limits in sail design and construction
Speaker: R. Doyle, Doyle Sails, United Kingdom
17.00 - 17.15Questions

Symposium Secretariat: MCI Amsterdam B.V. Schipluidenlaan 4 1062 HE Amsterdam / The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 (0)20 5709 600 E-mail:

Organized and sponsored by:
In cooperation with:
Media Sponsors:
Co-sponsored by:
Marin Logo Damen logo feadship logo