woensdag, augustus 21, 2019

Super Lauwersmeer holds 50th birthday ‘victory lap’

NOORDBURGUM - In 2019, the Super Lauwersmeer yard here turns 50 and owners-brothers Bastiaan and Louis Jousma mark that milestone with an unusual event...

Lack of funds ends Dutch 2021 AC campaign

AMSTERDAM - Lack of funds has led a Dutch group to quit its campaign to join the 36th America’s Cup in New Zealand next...

Moonen declared bankrupt, but fights on

DEN BOSCH - A Dutch court has declared Moonen Yachts Holding BV bankrupt after its owner, Mexico’s largest steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, was...

METSTRADE expects packed 2019 house

AMSTERDAM – Organizers of the 2019 METSTRADE show say their SuperYacht Pavilion, which was enlarged only last year, is already fully booked. Its 3...

Feadship rewrites a pesky Hollywood cliché

HAARLEM - Entourage. Taken. Werewolf of Wall Street. The Bourne Identity and plenty of Bond movies. In the hands of Hollywood, luxury yachts are...

An unfinished symphony: MARIN’s pursuit of onboard comfort

WAGENINGEN – To most of mankind, superyachts, cruise ships and ferries look worlds apart. But – and don’t tell superyacht owners this – to...

Increasingly, Van Oossanen delivers ‘best of both worlds’

WAGENINGEN _ Van Oossanen Naval Architects’ patented Fast Displacement Hull Form is enjoying growing popularity among builders of yachts, small and large. “We see growing...

Gobsmacked MBY: Zeelander-44 is ‘Simply the best!’

LONDON – The Zeelander Z44 beat 5 rivals from the US and Europe and was named Superboat of the Year in the 2019 awards...

Vetus: new F-line marine engines of 145-190 HP

SCHIEDAM - VETUS is introducing the new F-line common-rail, 4-cilinder engines with Canbus protocol in 3 models: the VF4.145, VF4.180 and VF4.200. The marine...

Vetus widens its porthole series

SCHIEDAM _ VETUS is expanding its selection of portholes by adding the low-profile PA series. Originally, a special request item in Asia-Pacific and the...