donderdag, januari 24, 2019

After 120 years, Merwelands Shipyard is into yachts

ROTTERDAM _ Merwelands Shipyard here has begun taking on yacht projects. At first blush, a vast cultural shift for a yard that has been...

Mastervolt back in Volvo Ocean Race – Company commits latest product launches to...

AMSTERDAM, June 2017 ~ For its 2017-18 contest, the Volvo Ocean Race will again rely on Mastervolt to provide power for the 8 VO-65 racers....

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...

Superyacht Awards: 6 Dutch winners

FLORENCE _ Dutch builders reigned supreme at the 2018 World Superyacht Awards ceremony here on May 19. Of the 19 categories, 6 were won...

Mastervolt’s EasyView 5 – Full system monitor with intuitive touch

AMSTERDAM, April 2017 ~ Mastervolt has launched the EasyView 5, a slim display for use on an open console or a flybridge and sealed against dust,...

Why is the Dynarig unloved? Spineless owners!

AMSTERDAM – If this is the age of smart yachting _ fuel saving hulls, hybrid propulsion, foils, hi-tech sails, hull vanes, power regeneration etc....

Linssen’s Grand Sturdy 40.0 named 2018 European Power Boat

DUSSELDORF _ Linssen Yachts’ Grand Sturdy 40.0 Sedan won the 2018 European Powerboat award at Boot Dusseldorf, crowning a recent overhaul of the series...

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...

Vanquish Yachts delivers fast VQ54 – Yard has opened Fort Lauderdale office

STEENWIJK _ Vanquish Yachts _ makersof high-end, high-performance motor yachts to 49m and fast cruisers to 27m, respectively _ has delivered its largest all-aluminum...

In focus: Arend Lambrechtsen – A technical, rather than esthetic designer

SNEEK, February 2017 ~ Dutch yacht designer Arend Lambrechtsen likes things to be simple. “I’m more of a technical designer than an esthetic one,” he...