woensdag, oktober 17, 2018

Van den Hoven Jachtbouw reports good sales, prospects

WASPIK _ The summer of 2018 was an all-hands-on-deck season at Van den Hoven Jachtbouw. In July alone, the yard sold 2 yachts (15...

Good times let Icon Yachts build floating dock

HARLINGEN _ Citing healthy growth in refits, Icon Yachts is building a new floating shed. The addition _ 130 x 30 x 28m (328...

Altena Yachting’s success: build for others.

RAAMSDONKVEER _ Marcel Pols has been making luxury trawlers, yachts, canal cruisers and 'coast hoppers' from the day he launched his company, Altena Yachting,...

PROFILE: Omega Architects’ pursuit of distinction

DRUTEN _ Frank Laupman’s Omega Architects studio boasts a well-stocked awards cabinet and A-list clients. Some 100 of his designs have been launched to...

Thinking out-of-the-box yields semi-submersible yacht

WAGENINGEN _ Because nothing ruins a day at sea like a generous roll, countless systems have been developed to neutralize that motion. Weights, hull...

Van Oossanen shares its legacy

WAGENINGEN _ Van Oossanen Naval Architects, sharing 4 decades of knowledge in fluid dynamics and naval architecture, has put online papers and publications its...

Leonardo Yachts’ Eagles: fetching lines for true sailors

SNEEK - Oh, joy! There still are still true sailors out there! Folks who prize sailing qualities and style more than interior space. Invariably,...

Tideman Boats: Maker of work horses eyes superyacht market

AMSTERDAM _ In 2014, in Australia, RIBs builder Bruno Tideman became a believer in High Density Polyethylene work boats. Today, he makes 20 a...

Mulder Shipyard: an 80-year-old family affair on a roll

ZOETERWOUDE-RIJNDIJK – It took 3 Mulder generations 80 years to make their shipyard a premier market force. Crowning that achievement, recent years have seen...

At 100, Amels thrives in the bosom of Damen Shipyards

VLISSINGEN - In 1946, Kees Amels and his workers (left) posed for a photo on a boat they were building. The history of Dutch...