dinsdag, november 20, 2018

Royal Huisman, Van Oossanen win 3 awards at 2018 FLIBS

FORT LAUDERDALE _ The 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (Oct. 31-Nov. 4) had just begun when 2 Dutch companies, leaders in far apart...

Aluqa Abalone, a boat that works with you

TWELLO _ “We were determined to make the Aluqa unique and exclusive,” says Karl Haagen. “A boat that stands out for its exceptional design....

Motor Boat Sneek: fall event for 400 new, pre-owned yachts

SNEEK _ Over a dozen or so years, the annual Motor Boat Sneek show has grown in numbers and diversity. Its 2018 edition _...

Leonardo Yachts’ Eagles: fetching lines for true sailors

SNEEK - Oh, joy! There still are still true sailors out there! Folks who prize sailing qualities and style more than interior space. Invariably,...

A new Heesen breed – Home: quiet, fuel-wise superyacht

OSS, July 2017 ~ Heesen Yachts is delivering this month “the first of a new breed of cleaner, quieter and more fuel-efficient superyachts.” Home is...

Another VETUS (R)evolution – Company launches D-Line engine range

SCHIEDAM, January 2017 ~ VETUS is introducing the next evolution of its D-Line engine range. The new engines meet the new emission standards of the...

PROFILE: Diana Yacht Design

ALKMAAR – What’s it like to be a yacht designer these days? “For one thing,” says Hans-Maarten Bais, co-owner of Diana Yacht Design,...

Calling all American boaters – LongIsland Yachts expands to USA

VOORSCHOTEN, December 2017 ~ LongIsland Yachts is stepping up marketing in the United States. The Dutch yard, which makes fast, luxury motor yachts to 64ft.,...

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...

Tourist craft for Shanghai park – Dutch Premium Yachts nets mega-order

THE HAGUE, May 2017 ~ Before he went there, all Bart van der Wijk knew was someone in Shanghai wanted a bunch of boats. Long...