zondag, januari 26, 2020

A €215M shot in the arm for Dutch superyacht building

AMSTERDAM – Every year, many eyes in the global superyacht sector turn to Credit Suisse’s Global Wealth Report, a bellwether of the sector’s future...

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...

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...

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...

Another palmy year: Dutch superyacht builders’ 2018 sales exceed  €1.5 billion

Dutch superyacht makers posted record sales in 2018 exceeding €1.5 billion as demand for ever larger, smarter and highly customized yachts continues unabated. Data compiled...

Waiting for superyachts spurs pre-owned sales

LONDON _ In 2018, Dutch builders turned out superyachts at a healthy clip. And sales of pre-owned, Dutch-built yachts weren’t shabby either, spurred by...

Survey: 2018 was good year; 2019 may be better

AMSTERDAM – HISWA Holland Marine Industry says the long, hot summer of 2018 enabled the Dutch boating sector to score a turnover growth of...

HISWA: all-electric Amsterdam boating will finish off local operators

AMSTERDAM _ Is there anything more wondrous than a boat ride on the 17th century canals of Amsterdam on a slow Sunday? Of course, not....

Netherlands cleared as 6th challenger 2021 America’s Cup

AUCKLAND - Emirates Team New Zealand, holder of the America’s Cup, has accepted a 6th challenger _ a Dutch entry _ for the 36th...