Hans has 40 years marine design and management experience, including the design of patrol boats, crewboats, pilotboats, tugs, barges, fireboats, small ferries, fishing vessels, supply boats, rigid inflatables, and yachts. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of British Columbia and a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. He has a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan. Hans is well known around the world for his marine design work.
Hans started in the days of pencil and ink drawings, splines and ducks, planimeters, and slide rules, but now works almost exclusively with the latest fast computers and marine software.
Hans provides marine design services for small craft and yachts under his own name.