zondag, januari 19, 2020

AkzoNobel launches Awlgrip single-stage topcoat

AMSTERDAM – The Dutch paints and coatings multinational AkzoNobel has launched Awlgrip HDT (High Definition Technology), a new single-stage repairable topcoat. The company calls it...

1st Dutch-built Sunseeker flagship finds buyer

HARLINGEN – Icon Yachts of the Netherlands will soon build the first flagship of Britain’s Sunseeker Yachts after the latter found a client for...

Feebe, Totallux show joint LED strip display at METSTRADE

AMSTERDAM - At the 2019 METSTRADE Show, superyacht deck ware maker Feenstra Boarding Equipment – Feebe for short – joins forces with Totallux, LED...

Rondal’s out-of-sight feature on 81m sailing yacht

VOLLENHOVE - In 2020, Royal Huisman of the Netherlands will deliver the world’s largest aluminum performance sailing yacht. At 81m (266ft), it will rank...

Contest Yachts unveils ‘game-changing’ 17m Contest 55CS

MEDEMBLIK – Context Yachts has been busy. Its 60th anniversary ‘Open House’ last March fell halfway between the 2018 winter launch of the yard’s...

Baltic builds Dykstra-designed ‘smart’ Classic Sloop

AMSTERDAM – Finland’s Baltic Yachts, maker of composite sailing yachts, is building a 39.6m (117ft) classic sloop from the boards of Amsterdam-based Dykstra Naval...

Altena Yachting: half a century of quality trawlers

RAAMSDONKSVEER - Altena Yachting marked its 50th anniversary this year by delivering an aluminum, 15m (50ft) semi-displacement trawler – for a downsizing repeat client...

A busy, banner year for Van der Valk Shipyard

WAALWIJK – Van der Valk Shipyard is having a banner year, turning out ‘threshold yachts’ -- boats that don’t qualify as superyachts as they...

Qnautic premieres a ‘thought-through-to-the-max’ luxury RIB

CANNES – Qnautic Tenders and Yachts’ trek to luxury yachting has a footslog. Since its founding in 1935, and across 4 generations, it has...

Eye-catching models from Vedette Jachtbouw

TER AAR - Hans van Veen, owner of Vedette Jachtbouw, says his clients “decide what I build.” Van Veen should continue to listen to...