dinsdag, juni 25, 2019

Another palmy year: Dutch superyacht builders’ 2018 sales exceed  €1.5 billion

Dutch superyacht makers posted record sales in 2018 exceeding €1.5 billion as demand for ever larger, smarter and highly customized yachts continues unabated. Data compiled...

A royal opening for Feadship’s 4th yard

HAARLEM _ On May 16, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands will formally open Feadship’s 4th yard, a facility in the Port of Amsterdam where...

Ventis Shipyard wins 2 Classic Boat awards

LONDON _ Ventis Shipyard _ a Dutch yard that builds and repairs memorable boats _ has won top awards in 2 categories of the...

Waiting for superyachts spurs pre-owned sales

LONDON _ In 2018, Dutch builders turned out superyachts at a healthy clip. And sales of pre-owned, Dutch-built yachts weren’t shabby either, spurred by...

No-snag straight flush VETUS hatches

SCHIEDAM _ VETUS has added to its line of flush hatches the maintenance-free, aluminum-framed FGHF ventilation hatch series, designed for modern type boats. The...

Contest Yachts: inspiring boaters to get more out of boating

MEDEMBLIK _ Not long ago, a reviewer said Contest Yachts makes “the almost boundless difference between production and top end, semi-custom yachting.” Amen! This year,...

Saffier Yachts’ gems stress the thrill of sailing

IJMUIDEN - Saffier Yachts delivered 58 boats in 2018. And 2019 looks good, too, says the yard that markets remarkable performance daysailers worldwide. At...

VETUS’ versatile, universal tank inspection port ILT120

SCHIEDAM _ The VETUS ILT is an innovative inspection port which facilitates easy tank opening, inspection and cleaning. It can be installed in GRP,...

Zeelander unveils 22m, superyacht-quality flagship

GROOT-AMMERS _ In the early 1900s, a new class of yachts appeared on New York City waters ferrying tycoons from their tony estates to...

Linssen’s Logicam system marks a milestone

MAASBRACHT _ It was a tiny step for man, but a big one for Linssen Yachts.  In 2005, it introduced an in-house-designed serial production...