zaterdag, januari 29, 2022

In 2022, this Band of Brothers marks 30 years of growth into all-round yard.

MAKKUM – They started out in 1992, working from a single toolbox in a VW van. In 2022, the Gebroeders van Enkhuizen (the ‘Enkhuizen...

At 2021 superyacht bash, Dutch shine for work on old-timers

MONACO - Slick, sleek, silky superyachts from Dutch builders and designers always do well at the annual World Superyachts Awards. Interestingly, at the 2021...

Denied 2nd In-water HISWA, Dutch sector opts for Open Days

AMSTERDAM - The cancellation of the 2nd in-water HISWA boat show, again due to COVID-19, has led Dutch builders and importers to stage a...

A year on, In-Water HISWA roars back to show 325 boats

LELYSTAD – Organizers are confident the 2021 in-Water HISWA – Northern Europe’s biggest wet boat show – will be staged as planned in the...

Vaan Yachts’ circular building feeds a dream of very green, serial-built cats

HELLEVOETSLUIS - In yacht building, sustainability is a huge Holy Grail that is talked about an awful lot. Few take green boating more seriously...

Bestevaer takes its 53ft motor yacht on a tour of Germany

MAKKUM - KM Yachtbuilders has a treat for Germans this summer: it is taking its Bestevaer 53 motor yacht Bryndis on an 18-day tour...

From the ‘Home of World Class Daysailers,’ an elegant 10m gem

IJMUIDEN – Saffier Yachts – the Dutch builder of high-end, performance sailboats – has unveiled a 33ft (10m) model that will be one of...

Linssen Yachts may not rock the market, they aren’t dull craft

MAASBRACHT – Since 1949, Linssen Yachts has built 3,600 motor cruisers to 15m. It has always been an incredibly careful brand. It doesn’t rock...

Refreshed, East Indies trader replica is back at Maritime Museum

AMSTERDAM - The VOC Amsterdam, a replica of an 18th century East Indies trader, is back in waters off the National Maritime Museum here...

Making sailing yachts, just for the heck of it

MAKKUM – After 45 years, passion for yacht building still defines Tjerk Hutting. His Hutting Yachts yard, founded 45 years ago, is today working...