26th International
HISWA Symposium

On Yacht Design and Yacht Construction
‘Dare to Share’

16 & 17 November 2020
RAI convention center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Programme HISWA Symposium 2022

The program is still subject to changes.

Program Monday, November 14th, 2022

Time Event
12.00 – 13.00 Registration
13.00 – 13.10 Opening day 1
13.10 – 14.30 Session 1, Scientific
13.10 – 13.30 Keynote: Energy transition in the superyacht industry, Engel-Jan de Boer, Lloyds Register
13.30 – 13.50 Speaker 2: Bridging the energy transition, a practical study on the use of alternative fuels on large superyachts, Simon Brealey and James Neilson,  Lateral Naval Architects
13.50 – 14.10 Speaker 3: Design for operation, Giedo Loeff et al, FEADSHIP and MARIN
14.10 – 14.30 Speaker 4: Zero emission sailing yacht, Mark Leslie-Miller, Dykstra Naval Architects, Vitters Shipyard, Vripack Yacht Design
14.30 – 14.45 Q&A
14.45 – 15.05 BREAK
15.05 – 16.05 Session 2, Applied Science
15.05 – 15.25 Speaker 5: Feadship concept ‘Pure’ a fuel flexible yacht, Aaron van Alkemade, De Voogt & Feadship
15.25 – 15.45 Speaker 6: The application of a solid wing sail on a superyacht, Hermen de Jong, Royal Huisman and Rondal & Iain Percy, Artemis Technologies
15.45 – 16.05 Speaker 7: Advanced Wing Systems innovations in wind assisted ship propulsion, Greg Johnston, Advanced Wing Systems
16.05 – 16.20  Q&A
16.20 – 16.40 BREAK
16.40 – 17.40 Session 3, Scientific
16.40 – 17.00 Speaker 8: Dynamic Hull Vane, Julian Hofman, Hull Vane B.V.
17.00 – 17.20 Speaker 9: Hydro system optimization, Kirsten Odendaal, MARIN
17.20 – 17.40 Speaker 10: Rotor with flaps, Albert Rijkens, TU Delft
17.40 – 18.00 Q&A
18.00 CLOSING DAY 1
18.00 – 19.30 Matchmaking and social event

Program Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Time Event
09.00 – 09.05 Opening day 2
09.05 – 10.05 Session 1. Applied Science
09.05 – 09.25 Keynote : AC75 : learnings, latest evolution and perspectives; Learnings from the 36th AC, Outlook on the 37th AC, What does the AC have to learn from the F1, Silvio Arrivabene, Alinghi Red Bull Racing
09.25 – 09.45 Speaker 12: Project Hydromotion, a foiling H2 boat, Frank Stapelbroek, TU Delft
09.45 – 10.05 Speaker 13: Wood alternatives, Kristian Jorgensen, Forest Stewardship Council and Tijmen Hennekes, FSC Netherlands
10.05 – 10.25 Speaker 14: Developments in bio/antifouling, Julian Hunter, Sustainabilityhunter Limited.
10.25 – 10.40 Q&A
10.40 – 11.00 BREAK
11.00 – 12.00 Session 2 Scientific
11.00 – 11.20 Speaker 15: Glazing of Yachts, Frans Verbaas, Lloyd’s Register, (retired)
11.20 – 11.40 Speaker 16: The importance and effect of training related to safety of the crew,  Nima Moin, Lloyds Register
11.40 – 12.00 Speaker 17: Towards Zero, Simon Brealey, Lateral Naval Architects
12.00 – 12.15 Q&A
12.15 Closing
12.15 – 13.15 Lunch

HISWA Symposium Sponsors

Thanks to our main sponsors, another year of HISWA Symposium is possible in 2022.

HISWA Symposium
27th edition

Monday 14 & Tuesday 15 November 2022
Symposium Secretariat: MCI the Netherlands