Jachtbouw Voor Niet

Training: Yacht Building for Non-Yacht Builders

Training 7 - 8 December 2023

Would you like to be fully initiated into the world of mega yacht building within two days? Are you a technical employee, a lateral entrant from another sector, or do you hold another role and have a keen interest in technology? Then this course is exactly what you are looking for! Sign up


The training course "Yacht Building for Non-Yacht Builders" aims to increase your understanding and knowledge level about yacht building.


The following topics, among others, are covered during the training:

  • Yacht types
  • Understanding the yacht building market
  • Design process
  • Designers in yacht building
  • Ship dimensions
  • Resistance and propulsion
  • Engine room
  • Forces on a yacht
  • Laws and regulations
  • Safety
  • Stability
  • Vibrations and noise
  • Navigation, communication and entertainment
  • Innovation trends (materials, CO2 reduction, shore power, alternative fuel, waste heat recovery et cetera)

For and by whom.

Participants are expected to have a technical background or strong interest in engineering, so that some subtopics can be explained in more detail. For participants with a lesser technical interest, we recommend the Maritime Introduction training. This training is not suitable for shipbuilding engineers. Yacht building expert Jaap van der Velde will take care of the execution.

Training dates

December 7 & 8 2023

Training duration

Two days

Training times

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


At NMT's office in Rotterdam or an external location in the Rotterdam region.


Minimum 12, maximum 20 people


Members NMT: €1.075,- *
Non-members: €1.350,- *

* The amounts mentioned are exclusive of VAT. Lunch will be provided.

If your company falls under the CAO Metalektro or the CAO Metaalbewerking (SME metalworking) then you may be able to make use of a contribution to the costs via O&O funds. Go to the website of A+O Metalektro or the OOM website for information about the possibilities.

More information or curious about in-company possibilities?

For more information, please contact Jeannette Lucas-Colijn, Training Manager at NMT via T 088 44 51 043 or E academy@maritimetechnology.nl.

Convinced? Then sign up

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