dinsdag, juni 25, 2019

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...

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...