zaterdag, augustus 13, 2022

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...

U-Boat Worx lets you dive on reefs, wrecks and rays, in style

BREDA – U-Boat Worx, the Dutch maker of submarines for leisure and professional purposes, has won a 2021 Red Dot Product Design Award for...

High-end Sichterman Yachts expands fleet, enrolls award-winning designer

WORKUM - Sichterman Yachts, a boutique maker of aluminum motor yachts of 15-26m (50-85ft), has enrolled award-winning interior designer Eric Kuster to work on...

As it eyes a new flagship, DaVinci yachts solves a luxury problem

HEEG – Until recently, Erik van Veen was saying, his yard made its high-end, DaVinci-branded weekenders at the same site where it built new...

Royal Huisman’s ‘Huisfit’ unit reels in work from everywhere

AMSTERDAM – After years at sea, large, complex yachts need a makeover. In recent years, Royal Huisman, the Dutch maker of one-off performance yachts,...

There’s Tom Brady! In that Wajer Yachts marketing bonanza!

HEEG – It was Wajer Yachts’ biggest and sweetest marketing coup! On Feb. 10, Tom Brady – the National Football League’s all-time No. 1 quarterback...

At age 40, Moonen starts on 2 spec projects, including Moonen-110

DEN BOSCH – Moonen Yachts has unveiled a new model – the 35.5m, tri-deck Moonen 110, the Dutch yard's 202nd project. Spec-building starts soon,...

Heesen Yachts’ 2021 to-do list: work on 14 projects, deliver 6

OSS - Heesen sold 5 yachts in 2020 but there’s no rest for the weary. In 2021, the shipyard will deliver 6 yachts and...

En route to carbon-neutrality, Feadship’s adds solar power

MAKKUM – Custom superyacht builder Feadship has laid 420 solar panels on its recently opened 2nd build hall in this northern Dutch town. The giant...

Contest, Saffier Yachts win European Yacht of the Year Awards

AMSTERDAM – Contest Yachts and Saffier Yachts won European Yacht of the Year awards, prizes normally announced in the margins of the annual Boot...