• Converting a small life boat, 'E

    Converting a small life boat, 'E

    Converting a small life boat, 'E




  • Computing..

    Computing..

    shaping the keel of an Atlantic 40

    Computing..

    shaping the keel of an Atlantic 40


  • Inflexible

    Inflexible

    TIs Dick's private boat where he experimented a lot with his innovations

    Inflexible

    TIs Dick's private boat where he experimented a lot with his innovations

About Dick Zaal

Dick Zaal Yacht Design is a professional yacht design and consulting company specialized in serving the yacht building industry as well as amateur construction.
Dick Zaal's designs are sailing on the international waters since the early sixties and are being build all over the world.
Our office is situated on the historic waterfront in Hoorn The Netherlands.
Approx. 30 km north of Amsterdam.

  • Construction plans and specifications for both professional and amateur yacht builders, all in accordance to the ISO/CE rulings.
  • Selling stock building plans for yachts, covering an extended range in size as well as in building materials.
  • For existing yachts we can do all kind of modifications, in interior, styling, or improved performance, like rigging, keels or rudders.
  • Exact computer calculations for engineering, stability and performance optimallization purposes, using the latest methods.
  • Advice, project management and supervising the yard during construction.
  • Dick Zaal is a member of NBJA, (Netherlands Society of Yacht Designers and Naval Architects).