dinsdag, november 20, 2018

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 _...

Improvements in VETUS’ greatly redesigned M-Line

SCHIEDAM _ VETUS, the internationally operating Dutch marine products developer, manufacturer and trading company, has redesigned its M-Line of engines. The redesign effort has...

Why is the Dynarig unloved? Spineless owners!

AMSTERDAM – If this is the age of smart yachting _ fuel saving hulls, hybrid propulsion, foils, hi-tech sails, hull vanes, power regeneration etc....

Dutch claw back a sector gone south

MONACO _ Everyone gets into the act. Italy’s Amico & Co., Balk Shipyard of the Netherlands and France’s La Ciotat Shipyards are just 3...

NLP3: VETUS’ 3-Chamber waterlock

SCHIEDAM _ VETUS, the internationally operating Dutch marine products developer, manufacturer and trading company, says it markets the quietest waterlock/muffler in the world. The company’s...

Huisfit working on 2 massive schooners

VOLLENHOVE _ Huisfit, the refit arm of Royal Huisman, has it hands full these days, working on 2 massive schooners: the 93m. (305ft.) Lürssen-built...

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...

Wetwheels, Blue Marine Foundation 2018 DAME charities

AMSTERDAM _ The year’s METSTRADE Exhibition Committee has named 2 charities that will split the entry fees to the 2018 show. The 2 charities _...

Powerful VETUS newcomer: ideal for electric boating

SCHIEDAM _  VETUS has added a compact, powerful battery to its hefty portfolio of marine products. The company’s new VEDC111TC (12V/110A) deep cycle battery...

Suddenly, a tender passion to go fast

AALSMEER – To the Dutch, a sloep’ (pronounced sloop) is not a sailboat but an open (or covered) cockpit tender used for exploring rural...