The next symposium will take place on Monday 16 November and Tuesday 17 November 2020

Symposium Description

We welcome you to the 25th HISWA International Symposium on Yacht Design and Yacht Construction. The HISWA Symposium has started in 1968 and is one of the world's most appreciated symposiums in the area of yacht building and yacht construction in relation to the scientific developments in this field. It is bi-annually organised by HISWA Association, Delft University of Technology and RAI Amsterdam organizer, of METSTRADE the Marine Equipment Trade Show held annually in Amsterdam. The detailed programme for 2018 will be published by the end of May 2018. We hope to meet you in Amsterdam!

The Organising Committee:

Hans Hopman, Delft University of Technology
Michael Steenhoff, HISWA Association
Irene Dros, RAI Amsterdam /METSTRADE - Marine Equipment Trade Show


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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:
tudelft metstrade hiswa
In cooperation with:
/royal insitution of naval architects
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Co-sponsored by:
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