zondag, mei 27, 2018

A Dutch idea: boating for fun. Imagine that!

AMSTERDAM – Spring beckons and for the 396th time, Dutch boaters are wiping cobwebs off their pride-and-joys. In 1622 _ 2 years before the...

Out of the blue, AkzoNobel leaves builders tickled pink

AMSTERDAM _ AkzoNobel, the Dutch multinational maker of paints and performance coatings, has launched MIXIT, a color identification and retrieval app that accesses more...

2018 Amsterdam show lifts boaters’ spirits

AMSTERDAM _ For those who worry about the graying of European boaters, the news from the 2018 HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show was a something...

Dykstra Naval Architects delivers 2nd Dynarig

ALBLASSERDAM _ It is bound to be remembered as the most awesome launch of 2018. Oceanco recently delivered the Black Pearl, a 106m craft...

PROFILE: Andre Hoek: A-to-Z design, style and performance

EDAM _ Some say cheese put this postcard town near Amsterdam on the map. Others swear it is Andre Hoek and his amazing portfolio...

VETUS’ GX Generator: reliable, easy to maintain.

SCHIEDAM _ VETUS’ GX generator sets are very quiet. Used on the VETUS M-Line engines, they operate at fixed engine speeds. Low speed (1500...

DMS launches AntiRoll for fast yachts to 30m

DEN BOSCH _ Dynamic Marine Systems is growing its portfolio of roll-damping systems. Starting in 2019, its will market its AntiRoll stabilization system _...

Maltese Falcon keeps spouting useful data

AMSTERDAM _ The 88m Maltese Falcon (right) was launched in 2006, bearing the radical Dynarig designed by Dykstra Naval Architects of Amsterdam. The studio still...

Just another day at Royal Huisman…

VOLLENHOVE – Whoa! What went wrong at Royal Huisman? Nothing, really. Recently the company flipped the hull of a high-performance sailing yacht it is...

Heesen’s 80m is its longest yacht ever

OSS _ Heesen is building an 80.07m aluminum yacht, the yard's longest ever, to be delivered in April 2022. Code-named Project Cosmos, it will...