Solico Engineering Gears Up for METSTRADE 2023 in Amsterdam with Broad Range of Customer Showpieces on Display

Solico is thrilled to announce its participation in the upcoming METSTRADE 2023 event in Amsterdam. The highly anticipated exhibition, set to take place from November 15 to 17, is the world's largest marine trade show and is poised to be an extraordinary event for boating enthusiasts and industry professionals alike.

Solico Engineering will take center stage at METSTRADE, showcasing three remarkable and cutting-edge composite products that promise to captivate attendees:

Vanquish 55 Powerboat - A Marvel of Speed and Performance. Solico Engineering would like to present its engineering work package for the Vanquish 55 Powerboat at METSTRADE. This groundbreaking vessel is set to make waves as it represents the very pinnacle of innovation in the maritime world. Boasting an exceptional speed of up to 70 knots, the VQ55 Sports Line is the first yacht of its size to be developed in a wind tunnel. With its breathtaking speed and unmatched performance, it outpaces any other yacht in its category, providing a thrilling and unforgettable experience for performance based owners. Solico provided the full vessel, FEA optimised, engineering package for the hull, deck and swimming platform, customizing the ability for Vanquish to deliver a hull per month from their composite tooling.

Leonardo Yachts' Flax-Built Eagle 46 Model - Sustainable Excellence. Solico proudly presents a model of the Eagle 46 yacht, which has been engineered to be built using revolutionary flax materials. This sustainable marvel exemplifies our commitment to eco-friendly engineering solutions. The flax-based construction offers a greener alternative without compromising on quality and performance, demonstrating the possibilities for sustainable innovation in the yachting industry.

Ex-Core Foam-Filled Donkervoort door structure - Revolutionary Advancements in Composite Materials. Explore the future of composite materials with Solico Engineering's display of the Ex-Core foam-filled Donkervoort door structure. Originally developed by Donkervoort for automotive applications, Ex-Core has rapidly expanded its reach across various industries including marine projects. The Donkervoort door structure has also been used for several new components in the Solico engineered Wajer Yachts range. This remarkable innovation promises to revolutionize weight reduction in yachts as well as vehicles, while also enhancing noise reduction and structural integrity. The Donkervoort door structure with side impact protection and integrated carbon fiber door hingel on display uses the Ex-Core structure to showcase the incredible marine sector potential of this versatile technology for cored seamless composite parts.

Solico Engineering is excited to be a part of METSTRADE, a platform that brings together the most groundbreaking innovations and industry leaders. Don't miss this opportunity to witness these exceptional products and discover how Solico Engineering is shaping the future of engineering and design.

For more information, visit our booth at 12.503 in Amsterdam this November or reach out to our team at for further support.