woensdag, oktober 17, 2018

Huisfit working on 2 massive schooners

VOLLENHOVE _ Huisfit, the refit arm of Royal Huisman, has it hands full these days, working on 2 massive schooners: the 93m. (305ft.) Lürssen-built...

3 Dutch rivals/colleagues throw a Trawlerfest

LELYSTAD – In the boating-for-fun business, trawlers are a special, slow, sturdy, comfortable, unpretentious, long-distance, family-cruising breed with a very loyal following. In America...

Wetwheels, Blue Marine Foundation 2018 DAME charities

AMSTERDAM _ The year’s METSTRADE Exhibition Committee has named 2 charities that will split the entry fees to the 2018 show. The 2 charities _...

Powerful VETUS newcomer: ideal for electric boating

SCHIEDAM _  VETUS has added a compact, powerful battery to its hefty portfolio of marine products. The company’s new VEDC111TC (12V/110A) deep cycle battery...

Suddenly, a tender passion to go fast

AALSMEER – To the Dutch, a sloep’ (pronounced sloop) is not a sailboat but an open (or covered) cockpit tender used for exploring rural...

VOR ramps up sponsors’ corporate, media impact

THE HAGUE _ The 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race, the world’s premier fully-crewed round the world race that ended here in June, was a significant...

Shipwright Ventis invests in 50m spray cabin

ENKHUIZEN _ Ventis, the Dutch shipwright handling carpentry and repair works on wooden boats, has invested in a 50m (164ft.) spray cabin to work...

Habbeke Shipyard breeds quality, aluminum workhorses

HOORN _ In 2016, Habbeke Shipyard moved into new quarters in this gabled town north of Amsterdam. Here, it has 3 build halls spanning...

Vetus updates its range of gauges

SCHIEDAM _ VETUS has significantly updated the range of its gauges, making them more accurate and visible. At the same time, says the company,...

HISWA In-Water off to flying start in new venue

LELYSTAD _ The 2018 HISWA in Water Boat Show (Sept. 5-9) was a sold-out event in a spectacular new venue, living up to its...