dinsdag, augustus 20, 2019

Contest Yachts: inspiring boaters to get more out of boating

MEDEMBLIK _ Not long ago, a reviewer said Contest Yachts makes “the almost boundless difference between production and top end, semi-custom yachting.” Amen! This year,...

Saffier Yachts’ gems stress the thrill of sailing

IJMUIDEN - Saffier Yachts delivered 58 boats in 2018. And 2019 looks good, too, says the yard that markets remarkable performance daysailers worldwide. At...

Zeelander unveils 22m, superyacht-quality flagship

GROOT-AMMERS _ In the early 1900s, a new class of yachts appeared on New York City waters ferrying tycoons from their tony estates to...

Wajer, Vanquish thrive at Miami Yacht Show

MIAMI _ For 2 Dutch makers of superfast, luxurious day boats, appearing at the mid-February Miami Yacht Show was a smart move. Wajer Yachts...

Icon Yachts: happy as a clam as superyacht sector roars back

HARLINGEN _ A decade after a global financial crisis triggered a global economic crisis, the superyacht industry is back. Wealthy individuals are shopping for...

PROFILE: Rene van der Velden

As part of an ongoing series of profiles of Dutch yacht designers and naval architects, we talked to Rene van der Velden. AMERSFOORT _...

In Feadship’s care, old icons live forever

HAARLEM – Feadship has restored to splendor a 24m Caravelle (79ft.), one of 7 spectacular motor yachts the Dutch custom builder made in the...

Never a ho-hum day in Dutch yacht building

AMSTERDAM _ The projects of Dutch-built and designed yachts are never ho-hum events. Just consider the great variety of just a handful of projects...

America’s Cup sets a stage for Netherlands Inc.

AUCKLAND _ Officials of DutchSail, the group behind the Dutch entry in the next America’s Cup, have visited New Zealand to meet organizers of...

Dutch entry accepted for 36th America’s Cup

SCHEVENINGEN _ From the first race in 1851, the America’s Cup has been a toy of the rich and mighty who have often engulfed...