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Symposium on Chinese and Dutch Yacht building processes

Posted on November 6, 2017

Last month the RYDC organized a bilateral talk on Dutch and Chinese Yacht Engineering Technology and Cooperation on October 26th in Seven Star Bay, Shenzhen. At this symposium the following companies gave a speech (from left to right):

  • SARC (Herbert Koelman)
  • University of Delft (Jenny Coenen)
  • University of Twente (Robert Wendrich)
  • University of Wuhan (Prof. Cai Wei)
  • Mastership (Jacques Hoffmans)
  • Hey Sea (Allen Leng)
  • Moana Yachts (Chris Wang)

One of the goals of the PIB project is to create business cooperation’s and technology transfer between Dutch and Chinese yacht building industry. The PIB-project by RDYC exists of a Road Show program to present the Consortium technology and of a Knowledge-to-Knowledge (K2K) symposium with Universities and industry experts to explore the possibilities of business cooperation’s and technology transfer between the Dutch and Chinese yacht building industry.
The focus of the K2K symposium will be on the yacht design and production process in both countries and to find the similarities and differences.

More info about the RDYC can be found here.

Presentations SARC day 2017

Posted on April 7, 2017

Ship Design – To Boldly Go… (Volker Bertram)


Recent developments in PIAS (Mark Visser)

recent developments in PIAS

Product Data Technology: pitfalls, disappointments and outlooks (Herbert Koelman)

PIAS – CADMATIC collaborative ship design tool (Paul Filius & Jan van der Zee)

CPDES Smart Interoperability

Novelties in LOCOPIAS (Douwe Plukkel & Egbert van Ijken)

LOCOPIAS-2017 & ADN 2015

A waterfall of novel Fairway functions and features (Bastiaan Veelo)


Live demonstration of Fairway, and its new import facilities (Bart Soede)

Check the video

My aim is true. Future trends and developments (Casimir Koelman & Herbert Koelman)

My aim is true

Video capture of all presentations on

Program SARC user day April 7th, 2017

Posted on February 23, 2017

In order to be able to prepare a smooth day, we would kindly ask you to register for this event not later than Friday March 31, at

The invitation can be found here: Invitation SARC user day April 7th 2017

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact us through or call us at +31 85 040 9040. During the day we can be reached on +31 6 20 35 63 21.


Amstel Boathouse
Amsteldijk 223
1079 LK Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Announcement SARC user day on 7 April 2017

Posted on January 11, 2017

We are happy to announce that the SARC user day has been scheduled for 7 April 2017. So please save this date! Throughout the day there will be several presentations on the developments of PIAS and LOCOPIAS over the last few years and we will give you an idea of our plans for the following years. To get a small impression of the latest developments, check our recent newsletter or see other publications in the news section .

During the day, there will be plenty of opportunity to meet us and your fellows.

The preliminary program is stated below. An official invitation with the final program will be sent to you at the end of February.


SARC day on 7 April 2017:

09:30 – 10:00  :           Receipt

10:00 – 17:00  :           Several presentations, lunch and short breaks

17:00 – 18:00  :           Closing (with drinks)



Amstel Boathouse

Amsteldijk 223

1079 LK Amsterdam

The Netherlands


We are looking forward to meet you on 7 April and we are confident that this day will be very interesting for beginning as well as experienced users of our software.