zondag, april 21, 2019

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...

At Duesseldorf, Steeler NG 65S named Power Boat of 2019

DUESSELDORF _ The Steeler NG 65 S _ an entry of Steeler Yachts of the Netherlands that caters to boaters with special needs _...

Love at first sight: Vripack’s oh-so-roomy SUV of the sea

SNEEK _ When he contacted Vripack, the owner recalls today, he wanted a rugged yacht oozing sex appeal. He adds: “Many of the practiced...

Vripack’s freewheeling Vrithinking debuts in Dubai

SNEEK _ In the world of superyachts, the word ‘innovation’ is often dropped with abandon. But not when the Vripack design and naval architecture studio...

Lynx Yachts’ support vessel nominated for BI innovation award

NIJKERK _ Lynx Yachts’ 24m YXT24 Evolution has been nominated for a Boat International Design & Innovation Award. The superyacht support vessel was sold...

PROFILE – Ginton Naval Architects

As part of an ongoing series of profiles of Dutch yacht designers, we talked to Jaron Ginton whose Ginton Naval Architects boasts a remarkable...

Zeilen magazine names Saffier Se 37 Lounge its Boat of 2018

IJMUIDEN _ Zeilen, the Netherlands’ leading sailing magazine, has named the Saffier Se 37 Lounge its Boat of 2018, beating 13 other entries the...

Aluboot: After 44 years, a go-to aluminum builder

HINDELOOPEN _ It began building aluminum boats in 1975 and by now demand for Aluboot’s expertise is brisk. The yard is a go-to aluminum...

North-Line Yachts skips Boot Duesseldorf

HARLINGEN – You won’t find Sipko van Sluis showing off his muscled North-Line Yachts _ descendants of the famous Nelson motor yachts _ at...

Nordhavn-Vripack link-up: ‘sturdy’ meets ‘contemporary chic’

SNEEK _ Vripack, the Dutch design, engineering and naval architecture studio, is working on optional interiors for the new N80 of Nordhavn, the US...