vrijdag, november 22, 2019

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...

Dutch extend ‘Grow Boating’ drive to 2025

AMSTERDAM _ Dutch companies active in boating and other outdoor recreation sectors have extended to 2025 their ‘Grow Boating’ campaign. Since its launch in...

Post-bankruptcy, Jetten Jachtbouw to build more premium

SNEEK – Jetten Jachtbouw, emerging from the bankruptcy of Jetten Yachting, says a new investor will enable it to build more premium motor yachts....

Dutch agree to upgrade maritime education across the board

ROTTERDAM _ The Netherlands 16 maritime schools and colleges have agreed to jointly upgrade and streamline their curricula across the board to attract more...