zaterdag, mei 25, 2019

Feadship restores a rust bucket to superyacht glory

AMSTERDAM _ A 42m motor yacht, built in Amsterdam in 1954 and resembling rust bucket until recently, is undergoing a mega-makeover at Feadship. Motor yacht...

The Speedlounger 8500: Relaxed, fast sailing redefined.

KORTENHOEF – No one can accuse Martin de Kloet of missing boating trends. At the 2019 Boot Duesseldorf, he premiered his 8.5m (28ft) Speedlounger...

Rapsody adds tender cabin to portfolio

HEEG _ Rapsody has expanded its range of fast, classic motor yachts, giving its 9.05m (30ft.) tender a small cabin. The Rapsody Tender Cabin...

Lady S coming through! “Fingers and toes, everyone!”

AMSTERDAM _ In April, Feadship carried out sea trials with its latest project _ 93m (305ft) Lady S. En route to the North Sea, tug...

AkzoNobel opens R&D innovation campus in UK

FELLING, England _ AkzoNobel, the Dutch multinational paints and coatings giant, has opened a €12.6 million lab here to test new products in conditions...

Menken Maritiem adds Flyer-33 daysailer to its portfolio

TER AAR _ Menken Maritiem has acquired Flyer Yachts of the Netherlands, adding a 10.10m (33ft) daysailer to its portfolio of half a dozen...

E-Hybrid 36: sustainable boating in cabin cruiser

HAARLEM – Naval Architect Ronald Hagenaar heard the penny drop when he was working on his house. “I was making my house ‘greener,’” he...

At last! A yard that takes recycling seriously

HELLEVOETSLUIS _ Vaan Yachts, a Dutch start-up, has begun marketing the world’s “most sustainable luxury sailing yacht,” a 12.8m (42ft) catamaran made almost entirely...

Holland Composites BV launches ‘Raficlad’ panels

LELYSTAD – Holland Composites BV has introduced composite 'Raficlad' panels with unique aesthetic properties. They are fully colored _ a wood motif, for instance _...

Boot Duesseldorf launches big Van der Valk year

DUESSELDORF _ Van der Valk Shipyard turned the 50th Boot Duesseldorf into a milestone of its own. At the world’s biggest boat bonanza, it...