Creating the first ever built one-off sailing yacht without a traditional mould and the associated lead-time and tooling waste by using a relatively new product, the 3D Core KitTM. For this Eagle 46 sailing Yacht a minimal wooden assembly jig is used to assemble and bond the thermoformed foam core kit. The foam core kit subsequently forms the basis for the lamination of the inner and outer carbon structure.

17 Carbon Yacht- Episode 3 – Delivery

In this final episode of the series about the 17m carbon Motorboat you will get a tour of the hull. The hull has now been removed from the warehouse and is on the unloading dock ready for transport to Enkhuizen. Paul shows you some nice details and explains how the carbon prepreg construction system works.


17 Carbon Yacht

A first look at the 17 Carbon Yacht casco built by Paul Dijkstra Composites, designed by Guido de Groot and engineered by Studio Delta. The ship is build in multiple sections and in this update the carbon deck will be turned for assembly on the carbon hull.

17 Carbon Yacht- Episode 2

Paul Dijkstra Composites builds composite casco boats and parts. For this 17meter carbon yacht Paul will explain the building process and what’s special about the hull. This vessel is also one of the largest carbon motorboats built in the Netherlands. Episode two explains the carbon building process.