vrijdag, oktober 18, 2019

Gobsmacked MBY: Zeelander-44 is ‘Simply the best!’

LONDON – The Zeelander Z44 beat 5 rivals from the US and Europe and was named Superboat of the Year in the 2019 awards...

Oceanco, Moonen win at 2019 World Superyacht Awards

LONDON – Oceanco scored a double win at the 2019 World Superyacht Awards here with its 106m (348ft) Black Pearl. And Moonen Yachts took...

PROFILE: De Voogt Naval Architects

As part of an ongoing series of profiles of Dutch yacht designers and naval architects, we talked to Ronno Schouten, head of design at...

Ventis Shipyard wins 2 Classic Boat awards

LONDON _ Ventis Shipyard _ a Dutch yard that builds and repairs memorable boats _ has won top awards in 2 categories of the...

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 _...