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Proven success for Hull Vane application on superyacht Alive

The 42-meter displacement motoryacht Alive, recently delivered by Heesen Yachts in the Netherlands, is the first luxury yacht equipped with a Hull Vane. After a 30m passenger catamaran and a 55m offshore supply vessel, MY Alive represents the third full-scale application of the fuel saving device called Hull Vane. Full scale test results have proven […]

Hull Vane second in ‘Vernufteling’ Award election

We’re proud to say that the Hull Vane last week got the second place in the Dutch engineering award for ingenuity called “Vernufteling”. On the photo you see Hull Vane inventor Peter van Oossanen explaining how the Hull Vane works. The jury praised Van Oossanen for the Hull Vane design as the substantial reduction of […]

FDHF Motoryacht

Van Oossanen Naval Architects is happy to announce a new commission for the complete naval architecture for a 40m FDHF Motoryacht, by a respected and promising client. This yacht will be part of a series newbuild semi-custom yachts. Perry van Oossanen, director naval architect, states: “We received this order as a result of our proven […]

New 56 meter Ketch for Dykstra Naval Architects

Dykstra Naval Architects is delighted to announce their latest order for a beautiful 56m / 184ft classic ketch for a client who selected naval architecture and exterior styling to be by Dykstra Naval Architects,  interior design by Mark Whiteley Design and built by Royal Huisman in Holland. “The owner’s brief was for a stunning looking […]