New 86 meter Clipper project for Dykstra Naval Architects
In the follow-up of the built of two successful Clipper ships, The Stad Amsterdam and Cisne Branco, Dykstra Naval Architects and Damen Shipyards have developed a new version of the full rigged sailing ship. The 86 meter new Clipper has been setup for sail training purposes for the Royal Navy of Oman and shall be a tough competitor within the Tall Ships fleet of today. The ship can accommodate 94 which includes permanent crew and trainees. Construction started at Damen shipyard and she will be delivered Summer 2014.
About Dykstra Naval Architects
Dykstra Naval Architects was founded in 1969 by Gerard Dijkstra and has become a leading specialist in the design, re-design, naval architecture and marine engineering of classic and modern performance yachts. The Dykstra team is now led by Managing Director and Naval Architect Thys Nikkels. All members of the Dykstra team are passionate sailors with experience on different types of yachts, including our own designs and redesigns such as Athena, Adix, Adela, Stad Amsterdam, Carl Linne, Windrose of Amsterdam, Borkumriff IV, Maltese Falcon, Meteor, Hetairos, Kamaxitha, Pumula and the J Class yachts Endeavour, Velsheda, Shamrock V, Ranger (performance refit), Hanuman and Rainbow, etc..
Clipper Orchid (aft) designed by Dykstra Naval Architects
Clipper Orchid sailing rendering, designed by Dykstra Naval Architects
The company offers preliminary designs and concept designs for pleasure and commercially operated yachts, accessing our large database as a starting point. Lines plans and computer-lofting and fairing are available using the latest software and surface design programs. Dykstra Naval Architects is also an expert in spars, rigs and structural analysis, using in-house developed software as well as first hand practical experience. Furthermore we offer general arrangements and space allocation for interiors plus interior design, styling and detailing.
For more information please contact Anneliek van der Linde at:
Dykstra Naval Architects
Kruithuisstraat 21, 1018 WJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 (0)20 6709533 / Fax: +31 (0)20 6753188