J8 Topaz wins Naval Architecture Award at SDA
23 February 2016
J8 Topaz won the Showboat Design Award for the Naval Architecture work done for the new J-Class yacht.
The judges awarded the complexity of the naval architecture work to remodel an existing linesplan for a J-Class yacht, design her structure, do the CFD work and optimize the yacht under the new handicap rules of the J-Class Association.
NextGEN ketch Elfje victorious in ISS Design Awards 2015
6 November 2015
Elfje won the award for best sailing yacht in the category 40m+ as well as the best interior award over all participating sail and motor yachts this year. Including the naval architecture award (SDA) Hoek Design won earlier this year for Elfje, this hat trick of awards is very rewarding.
TC 78 Drumfire finalist for ISS awards 2007
1 July 2007
Truly Classic 78 "Drumfire" was voted a finalist for the 2007 Design Award of the International Superyacht Society in the category Sail Yachts between 23 and 36 meters. Drumfire was the first Truly Classic to be designed with a double cockpit and double coach roof layout, offering an aft owner's suite in a classic hull shape.