woensdag, november 30, 2022

KM Yachtbuilders scales down Bestevaer for Naval Architect Gerard Dykstra

MAKKUM - KM Yachtbuilders is building a 36ft (11m) aluminum ‘Bestevaer’ sailing yacht in collaboration with Dutch naval architect Gerard Dykstra, designer of the...

DMS Holland’s fast-widening range in stabilization gear

KERKDRIEL - Dynamic Marine Systems Holland’s name as a maker of boat stabilizers is noteworthy for a company not even a decade old. Since...

METSTRADE opens nominations for the 2022 Dame Charity award.

AMSTERDAM - The METSTRADE organization needs you to help build a better world. You can nominate a worthy marine cause for the 2022 DAME...

Rondal’s drive for innovation leads to ‘next generation’ wingsail

Rondal plans to launch the ‘next generation’ wingsail. The Dutch maker of large sailing systems and gear for sailing superyachts has been using a 22ft...
AkzoNobel production hall

AkzoNobel invests in resin manufacture to fend off supply disruptions

AMSTERDAM - AkzoNobel is expanding its resin manufacturing to shield itself against future supply disruptions and stimulate carbon reduction. Resins are a crucial ingredient for...

Nacra Sailing: From California dreaming to hard-to-tame Dutch beast

SCHEVENINGEN – Tons of sailors grew up on Nacras, the US catamaran racers that first appeared on waters in the US in 1975. They...

WhisperPower reports 40% hike in 2021 turnover

DRACHTEN – WhisperPower, The Dutch power and propulsion specialist, says it posted a nearly 40% rise in turnover in 2021, a year in which...

A Yule twofer from U-Boat Worx: a Nemo sub and a ROAM support craft

BREDA – Adding more cheer to the Christmas season, U-Boat Worx offers a rare package deal: a Nemo, the company's smallest and lightest sub...

Fine threads amplify the Feadship message

HAARLEM – Dutch custom superyacht builder Feadship has launched a line of yacht wear to share and amplify the ‘Feadship message’ of high-end quality,...

As 2021 fades away, Dutch yards thrive at both ends of the sector

HEEG – Dutch shipyards look back on a big year. Large yacht makers enjoy well-filled order books. And at the other end of the...