Venture Skipper Engineering and Project Management

Venture Skipper strive to ensure the creative icons of the future are built today.  And enjoyed tomorrow.

Contact us at info@ventureskipper.com 

Project Nova
Motor Yacht Galactica
135m Passenger Cruise Vessel
Sailing Yacht Aquijo
Motor Yacht Vanish
Motor Yacht at Heesen
Motor Yacht Illusion
Launch 24
Launch 33
Project 817
Damen E-ferry
Barkmeijer-TBSY-Pusher
Sleeper Train
Pentalina

Meet Venture Skipper's team

Mathieu Colon

Mathieu has 15 years’ experience as a Naval Architect, Project manager, Technical Support, Building and Yard support, and business owner. Mathieu is a quick thinker who goes straight to the point with one goal: avoiding where possible and solving where necessary, the problems which inevitably arise during complex projects. His experiences is not limited to the maritime industry so don't hesitate to add him to your project team or ask him to lead it.

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Tristan Williams

Tristan has 16 years of experience in the maritime industry built on a passion for building yachts. His primary goal is to deliver a unique and high-quality product in an efficient manner. His experience as Naval Architect, Operations and Project Manager means he is right at ease analysing and conceptualising abstract subjects. Tristans’ strength is developing and communicating a strategy on multiple levels. His way of dealing with people and stressful situations in a team is to develop an empathetic approach, facilitating content-driven communication to create team synergy. Working in a structured and systematic way, he will support his team so that they may deliver a product to be proud of to a satisfied client.

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Venture-Skipper_multidisciplinary-engineering-maritime-industry_Henry-Trail running

Henry has 35 years of experience in Electrical engineering. In all these year he has seen many different projects on very diverse industries.
In 2011 he discovered his fascination for the shipbuilding industry. From small refits until a 60 meter new build sailing yacht.
Henry is an experienced leader and a real trouble shooter. Every problem is for Henry a challenge. His strength is guiding the process straight to the desired result. Building a dedicated team around him and managing all stakeholders in the project.

In his rare spare time you can find him on the water or running a trail or a survival course.

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Venture-Skipper_multidisciplinary-engineering-maritime-industry_Kees-Motor

Kees has 10 years of experience in the maritime industry from tug boats to offshore to superyachts. He has in total 14 years of experience in the mechanical engineering industry with a specialty in piping design and routing.
Starting out as a drafter and working up the engineering tree to projectmanager Kees has the knowledge how to get from initial design to production information delivery in the most effective way.
Kees’ strength is to be the binding element between the technical and the communication side. Knowing what the customer wants and translate it into a technical design.
He is highly structured and organised and will tackle any challenge that comes his way.

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Naval Architecture

 

 

  • Project scope and planning as agreed with the client
  • Content, approach and layout can be tailored to suit client standards
  • Full project or supporting client's team
  • Strategic plan and (pre-)process development

Naval Architecture

Typical Scopes includes:

  • Hull Linesplan Development
  • Hull appendages assessment
  • Model testing (towing tank, wind tunnel, CFD)
  • Speed and Power prediction
  • Hybrid Power supply analysis
  • Operation profiles
  • Seakeeping and Motions analysis
  • Intact and Damaged stability
  • Tank arrangements
  • Trim and Loading scenarios
  • Weight estimation, Calculation and monitoring
  • Load line and Freeboard assessment
  • GT and NT assessment
  • Mooring and Towing requirements
  • Manoeuvering assessment
  • Launching, transport and docking scenarios
  • Testing and Trials
  • Full design of custom tenders to mothership
  • Class and Flag approvals

Design Engineering

 

 

  • Project scope and planning as agreed with the client
  • Content, approach and layout can be tailored to suit client standards
  • Full project or supporting client's team
  • Intellectual property belongs to the client

Deign Engineering

Typical Scopes includes:

  • GA Drawings
  • Design platforms (as guidance for architects)
  • Statutory compliance (Escape, SFPP, Bridge Visibility, LSA, MLC, ColRegs)
  • Superstructure linesplan (3D)
  • Exterior detail & execution
  • Nett space requirements
  • Pre-contract risk assessment & evaluation
  • Tender handling
  • Propulsion Train
  • Heli Operations
  • Doors, Windows & Hatches – overview and detail.
  • Access & egress arrangements
  • Scuppers, drains & freeing ports
  • Noise & Vibration / Insulation principles
  • Preparation of technical and build specifications
  • Class and Flag approvals

Detail Engineering

 

 

  • Project scope and planning as agreed with the client
  • Content, approach and layout can be tailored to suit client standards
  • Full project or supporting client's team
  • Intellectual property belongs to the client

Detail Engineering

Typical Scopes includes:

  • Support of the construction department from Sales to Warranty.
  • Experienced with constructions from Steel, Aluminium and Composite.
  • Information & decision planning and execution.
  • General Construction plans
  • Class Approval (Lloyds, ABS & BV)
  • FEA as necessary (3rd party)
  • Arrangement drawings
  • Foundation design
  • Detail 3D structural models
  • Cut files
  • Material takeoff & work preparation
  • Shopfloor drawings
  • Purchase specifications
  • Weight calculation & design
  • Custom Stainless Steel design & construction (railings, stairs, freeing ports, bollards, etc.)
  • Class and Flag approvals