maandag, januari 25, 2021

PDC, a household name in Dutch yacht building

UITWELLINGERGA -  Unlike most of us, Paul Dijkstra always knew what he wanted to be when he grew up. A boatbuilder! At the 2019 METSTRADE...

Hull Vane and an unintended outcome of innovation

THE HAGUE - Marketing and innovation can have funny consequences. Thomas Edison invented the phonograph so people could re-hear church sermons at home. He revolutionized...

In 15 years, U-Boat Worx became world’s largest private sub maker

BREDA – Every day, in a cavernous, brightly lit hall, U-Boat Worx wins its race to the bottom. In only 15 years, it has wrested...

The Dutch drive for greener competitive sailing

THE HAGUE – Does any sport look greener than Olympic sailing? Perhaps not, and that’s misleading. A significant source of pollution in the sport...

Under new management, DMS Holland spreads its wings

KERKDRIEL – DMS Holland has gone more than one extra mile to find management expertise that can locate and expand business opportunities for the...

METSTRADE Connect opens for networking

AMSTERDAM – METSTRADE Connect, a virtual platform of networking and matchmaking possibilities, has opened for marine industry actors who want to attend the annual...

VETUS publishes 12-page electric propulsion guide

SCHIEDAM – For over 50 years, VETUS has developed, made and marketed engines, generators and technical gear for leisure craft and small commercial vessels....

Eekels restarts De Keizer Marine Engineering

ZAANDAM – Eekels Technology BV has agreed to relaunch the activities of De Keizer Marine Engineering which was declared bankrupt on October 15. A subsidiary...

A Boat Düsseldorf 2021? They’ll tell us soon

DÜSSELDORF – The 2021 Boat Düsseldorf show is planned for the last week of January. A green light decision for the world’s biggest boating...

5 Dutch entries in Boat of the Year 2021 contest

DÜSSELDORF -  Five Dutch yachts have been nominated for a ‘European Boat of The Year 2021’ award. Winners will be announced at the 2021...