Vectis Marine Design
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Vectis supports Safehaven Marine with XSV20 development

Vectis has a long standing relationship with Safehaven Marine, the Cork, Ireland-based designer and builder of pilot boats, workboats and military vessels. In recent months this has included Vectis supporting Safehaven's development of the innovative XSV20 hybrid craft of which two have now been delivered.


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Dr. Robin Loscombe joins VECTIS

VECTIS Marine Design is pleased to announce that Dr. Robin Loscombe has joined the VECTIS team.  Robin is well known throughout the industry as he has taught numerous naval architects and yacht designers over many years at Southampton Solent University where he was Senior Lecturer.  Robin has extensive knowledge and experience in the design and naval architecture of small craft, but he is most widely recognised for his small craft structural design and analysis work.  His PhD was in the design of a SWATH in advanced composite materials and for the last 10 years or so he has been an instrumental member of the ISO Working Group that developed ISO 12215 for small craft structural design.  Robin greatly strengthens the VECTIS team in these areas and enables us to provide a one-stop shop for small craft design and structural engineering as well as the design and analysis  of metal and composite structures including the in-house use of the Strand 7 FEA (finite element analysis) tool.

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