vrijdag, april 9, 2021

3 Dutch yacht builders start 2021 seeing blue skies

Feadship: expedition  yacht with a huge gyroscope AALSMEER – Feadship, the Dutch maker of one-off superyachts, plans to finish Project 708 this year. It is...

Passé, you say? A century on, these gems still shine and sell!

SCHAGEN – The yachts that Statement Marine builds look quaintly old-fashioned. They were popular with the well-heeled Dutch bourgeoisie a century ago. Today, the...

PDC, a household name in Dutch yacht building

UITWELLINGERGA -  Unlike most of us, Paul Dijkstra always knew what he wanted to be when he grew up. A boatbuilder! At the 2019 METSTRADE...

In 15 years, U-Boat Worx became world’s largest private sub maker

BREDA – Every day, in a cavernous, brightly lit hall, U-Boat Worx wins its race to the bottom. In only 15 years, it has wrested...

5 Dutch entries in Boat of the Year 2021 contest

DÜSSELDORF -  Five Dutch yachts have been nominated for a ‘European Boat of The Year 2021’ award. Winners will be announced at the 2021...

HISWA symposium spotlights WRF’s yacht eco-rating tool

AMSTERDAM - The Water Revolution Foundation, an Amsterdam-based group of 26 superyacht builders, designers and knowledge centers, has presented to the industry the first...

Damen Yachting works on 20 projects, including 120m Amels superyacht

VLISSINGEN – This windswept North Sea town is a far cry from Monaco. But that did not stop Damen Yachting from staging a ‘Private...

Again, Feadship nudges sustainability bar higher

HAARLEM – Few superyacht yards have acquired a greener DNA than Feadship, the Dutch pure-custom builder. In 2010, its Breathe yacht concept screamed the...

NEMO sub charms Red Dot Design jury

BREDA – Submarine maker U-Boat Worx has won a Red Dot Award for the design of the Nemo, the Dutch company’s smallest and lightest...

Revolutionary energy fuel for yachts: Hydrogen in powder form shows promise

THE HAGUE – Studio Delta, a technical design specialist that works on hulls, propulsion and stability of yachts, has explored the promise of hydrogen...