zaterdag, mei 30, 2020

Niels Klarenbeek takes METSTRADE helm

AMSTERDAM - Niels Klarenbeek, 42, has been named director of the Metstrade show. He succeeds Irene Dros who resigned Feb. 20 after 18 years...

VETUS unveils 2 ISO-approved universal tank inspection ports

SCHIEDAM – VETUS, the Dutch maker of marine engines and supplies, says it has brought to market ISO-approved tank inspection ports. The company says...

Coronavirus turns barque Europa into a pariah

THE HAGUE – The COVID-19 coronavirus has made barque Europa unwelcome everywhere. It has halted her Southern Ocean cruising, sending the 56m (184ft.) tall...

RSC1900: a boat for all waters, cruising and racing

MAKKUM – The 19m RSC1900 that Bloemsma Aluminumbouw makes in this wind-swept northern Dutch town offers the best of two words. It is a singled-handed...

METSTRADE 2020 stays the course

AMSTERDAM - The marine industry is facing difficult times as the coronavirus spreads fast and far, with grave implications for everyone. But organizers of...

VETUS E-Line: Peace and quiet on the water

SCHIEDAM -  VETUS has launched the E-Line, a compact, complete, highly efficient, plug-and-play electric propulsion system for boats, new and old. The E-Line drive...

Crossing an ocean in a small plywood boat. Ah, adventure at its best!

LEIDSCHENDAM – These days, new boats are launched, wrapped in turgid language. They are, invariably, “exciting,” “thrilling,” and “Jaw-dropping.” Right now, it’s hard to...

Holterman launches ambitious yacht series to 32m

MEPPEL – Holterman Shipyards has unveiled a series of luxury motor yachts to 32m. Branded as X-treme Yachts, the first will be the 32m,...

Vripack, Van der Valk shine in New Series awards

WAALWIJK - In February, the BOAT International Design & Innovation Awards yielded a surprise in the ‘New Series’ category. It even stunned organizers. “Proving our...

HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show proceeds with 2020 edition

AMSTERDAM – The 2020 HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show opened, as planned, on March 11, against a backdrop of a global coronavirus epidemic. Organizers said Dutch...