With passion for technology and innovation we work on the progress of aluminium-boatbuilding. Therefore, we are able to offer a sustainable proven standard solution for the production of motorboats with outboard engines: the Ophardt Precision Hull (OPH) which is available in sizes ranging from 6 to 12 meters.
The OPH is a hull made of sea-grade aluminium (EN AW-5083) that works like a chassis of the automotive area. One reliable platform fitting for numerous boat concepts ranking from recreational boats such as a runabout, daycruiser or weekender up to boats used commercially like a water taxi, work- or patrol boat.
Advantages for boat builder and yards: - 8mm thick outer walls without any warping. Rework is not necessary. - Outer walls are completely welded by robots. - Maximum joint strength and torsional stiffness through welding, bolting and gluing. - Self-supporting construction suitable for individual superstructures. - Identical hulls as produced from one mold for a more efficient prefabrication.
The OPH modules exceed boat owners‘expectations: - A fully developed standard product - Outstandig robustness and safety - Easy to repair, care and maintain (no osmosis, high corrosion and UV resistance) - High tracking stability, comfortable wave behaviour and agility in curves - Stable value and recyclable
Reference: At the Düsseldorf marina which is very close to the trade fair, we present a motoryacht produced from 100% aluminium. The so called ‘Aktron’ was completed on the basis of the OPH-8 by the German boatyard Coenen Yachts & Boats. Please feel free to contact us: hall 4, A 39.
Ophardt Maritim is the nautical brand of Ophardt R+D GmbH + Co. KG based in Duisburg, European’s largest inland harbour.
The development entity was founded in 2001 and is part of the Ophardt group of companies which is doing business worldwide. The family company counts more than 500 employees and processes about 50 years of experience in working with aluminium.
At Ophardt R+D, the Ophardt family has bundled their specific knowledge in reprocessing aluminium and production automation. Since 2006, they have used the competencies to focus at innovations for the maritime industry. With passion for technology, precision and innovation, the naval architect Hermann Ophardt and his son Thomas run the maritime business.
The greatest strength is the patented DupclicAL® technology. An innovative production method to process hulls made of aluminium in series production. The outcome of the CAM controlled welding technology are identical hulls which are as precise as if they are produced from one mold. Whether the aluminium hulls are used for motorboats, RIBS, catamarans, sailing- or houseboats - thanks to the industrial, highly precise duplication process, the first hull is exactly the same as the fiftieth.
Inspired by the automotive industry, Ophardt Maritim has positioned itself as a supplier and problem solver of boat- and shipyards worldwide. By doing this, the family company supports the maritime industry to wolve from handcraft work to the more efficient series production.