vrijdag, mei 24, 2019

At 20, Studio Delta boasts impressive arc of success

SCHEVENINGEN – Menno van Dijk’s Studio Delta turns 20 this year, boasting a portfolio of achievements from modest runabouts to superyachts. That portfolio of...

Project Cosmos: Heesen’s Herculean 265ft. milestone

OSS – In a nation of boat builders with roots dating back a century or more, Heesen Yachts is a rookie, 59 years shy...

Stirring more fun, family & leisure into boat show recipe

LEEUWARDEN _ True to tradition, Boot Holland (Feb. 8-13) opend a new boating season with a hefty line-up of craft from 250 Dutch and...

Superyacht survey: Italy, Netherlands on a roll; Turkey, China, US stagnating

AMSTERDAM – A decade after a US financial crisis triggered a long global recession, the superyacht industry worldwide has recovered unevenly, says Boat International’s...

Dutch stir more fun, family, leisure into boat show recipe.

LEEUWARDEN _ True to tradition, Boot Holland (Feb. 8-13) opens a new boating season with a hefty line-up of craft from 250 Dutch and...

Hoora Watersport scores electric tenders order

HEEG _ Hoora Watersport has won an order for 43 Pura Vida-550 electric tenders from HappyWhale, the largest boat rental company in Friesland, the...

MARIN grants SMEs €200,000 in tank testing

WAGENINGEN – The Dutch maritime research institute MARIN offers small and mid-sized companies free rein to test their innovative ideas. It grants 5 SMEs...

Jachtbouw de Alm redefining ‘home on the water’

WERKENDAM – Tucked away deep in marshlands near Rotterdam, Jachtbouw de Alm makes steel _ and at times aluminum _ motor yachts of up...

HISWA Symposium: unrivaled catalyst for superyacht sector

AMSTERDAM – Long before superyachts are shown at glitzy boat shows, their design and features have been perused by a few hundred naval architects,...

Beneteau to industry: Never underinvest!

AMSTERDAM – Many builders and suppliers survive by the skin of their teeth, tethered to the ups and downs of the economy. For them,...