dinsdag, augustus 11, 2020

Van der Valk: Wealth of options in high-end, aluminum yachts to 40m

WAALWIJK -  Yoeri Bijker, head of sales and marketing at Van der Valk Shipyard, just got back from the Moscow Boat Show. “How was...

Dutch superyacht makers see blue skies in post-COVID-19 world

VLISSINGEN – Damen Shipyards Group has created a yachting division that, it says, will boost its market position once the COVID-19 pandemic is history. Holding...

PROFILE: Peter Bosgraaf

As part of an ongoing series of profiles of Dutch yacht designers and naval architects, we talked to Peter Bosgraaf whose office sits on...

Crossing an ocean in a small plywood boat. Ah, adventure at its best!

LEIDSCHENDAM – These days, new boats are launched, wrapped in turgid language. They are, invariably, “exciting,” “thrilling,” and “Jaw-dropping.” Right now, it’s hard to...

SuperYacht Times: 60-80m yachts shine in lackluster market

AMSTERDAM – The global superyacht market – new and pre-owned – was a sluggish one in 2019 compared to 2018, except for trade in...

Vripack, Van der Valk shine in New Series awards

WAALWIJK - In February, the BOAT International Design & Innovation Awards yielded a surprise in the ‘New Series’ category. It even stunned organizers. “Proving our...

DutchCraft presents DC56 Open at its first Palma show

GROOT AMMERS - DutchCraft will attend its first Palma International Boat Show (April 29-May 3) to display its 17m DC56 Open that can be...

Dutch rule 2020 superyacht design, innovation awards

CORTINA d’AMPEZZO – Ten Dutch yacht builders, naval architects and designers took home a third of the 19 awards of the 2020 BOAT International...

Dutch yacht builders enjoy a growing well of talent

DRIEBERGEN – Leon Kortekaas is a Feadship project planner. Christel Hollemans does sales support at Lengers Yachts. Hans van Doornmalen is a broker at...

90-year-old business thrives in specialty coatings

MOORDRECHT – PPG. AkzoNobel. Sherwin-Williams. Nippon Paint Holdings Co. The world of paints and coatings is packed with high-profile players. Yet the list also...