dinsdag, november 20, 2018

3 Dutch rivals/colleagues throw a Trawlerfest

LELYSTAD – In the boating-for-fun business, trawlers are a special, slow, sturdy, comfortable, unpretentious, long-distance, family-cruising breed with a very loyal following. In America...

Showing Feadship design work in lively format – video series

HAARLEM – De Voogt Naval Architects, the design & engineering house of pure custom builder Feadship, is lifting the veil on its work. In...

SuperYacht Spares salves industry’s growing pains

GORINCHEM _ In 2003, in a rental car and armed with a laptop and cellphone, Timo Dam trekked past ports on France’s Mediterranean coast....

Under new management, Moonen eyes new market

DEN BOSCH – Moonen Yachts has turned its back on recent financial woes. Its new CEO,  ex-marketing man Johan Dubbelman, is determined to grow...

Feadship’s complex fun ‘platforms’

SCHIEDAM _ Feadship will soon launch Project 1007. The 4-deck, 110m (361ft.) displacement yacht will be its largest. But not for long. Soon, the...

Chit-Chat wins 2018 MARIN sailing contest

WAGENINGEN _ At first sight it doesn't look like much.Grown-ups gaping at jerry-rigged model sailboats, driven by cooling fans, tearing around a shallow indoor...

DMS launches AntiRoll for fast yachts to 30m

DEN BOSCH _ Dynamic Marine Systems is growing its portfolio of roll-damping systems. Starting in 2019, its will market its AntiRoll stabilization system _...

Maltese Falcon keeps spouting useful data

AMSTERDAM _ The 88m Maltese Falcon (right) was launched in 2006, bearing the radical Dynarig designed by Dykstra Naval Architects of Amsterdam. The studio still...

A nanotechnology-based anti-rust solution

WORMERVEER _ nC Group of Companies develops and markets products that halt corrosion by using nanotechnology _ the science of manipulating atoms and molecules....

Mastervolt’s CZone system: ‘It just works!’

AMSTERDAM – With the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race just past its halfway point, Mastervolt’s CZone control & monitoring system is going through an unprecedented...