Naval architect
Dykstra Naval Architects brings 50 years of experience in the design, redesign, naval architecture of classic and modern performance yachts and offers preliminary and concept designs for both pleasure and commercially operated yachts. Founded in 1969 by Gerard Dykstra, and led now by, Thys Nikkels, the team at Dykstra is comprised of passionate sailors actively sailing our own designs and redesigns using first hand practical experience combined with in-house developed software to provide expertise in spars, rigs, and structural analysis that is current, tested and tried.