zaterdag, juni 23, 2018

A radar to spot nasty rogue waves

DELFT _ Spend enough time at sea and you become good at predicting the force, size and direction of the next wave. Unless it...

A Swiss-Army-knife tender from Hoek Design

EDAM _ Claasen Shipyards of the Netherlands is building a 23.4m Hoek Design chase boat to serve as a tender for a sailing superyacht,...

Aira-22: everybody’s type of sailboat

SNEEK _ Never say the Aira 22 is not your type of boat for there are 3 of them, drawn by the Simonis Voogd...

W36: An edgy – and very green! – racer

THE HAGUE - They have been building Waarschip sailing yachts in the Netherlands for more than 50 years. Today, with the brand in its...

A dream-and-drool interior, by Vripack

SNEEK - The design, engineering and naval architecture studio of Vripack loves to ignore the norm. In yacht building, one norm dictates that if...

Next up: faster Van den Hoven yachts

WASPIK _ Van den Hoven Jachtbouw, maker of quality steel-hulled motor yachts, is developing a series of aluminum craft for clients keen to faster...

AkzoNobel, Philips in UV-LED antifouling project

AMSTERDAM _ Dutch corporate giants Akzo Nobel and Philips have joined forces in the fight against yachtsmen's unending bane: hull fouling. Paints and coatings...

Luring America with larger yachts

STAVOREN _ With the aid of a Fort Lauderdale agent, Sturier Yachts owner Auke van der Werff is taking on America. He knows what...

An engineering high-wire act: wheelchair-accessible Steeler Yachts

STEENWIJK – Steeler Yachts has launched a yacht that shows the yard’s full- custom credentials. The 20m (65ft.) Li-Janne (https://vimeo.com/259704239) was not just the...

Fareast Yachts’ fast-growing stable

DUESSELDORF – The Dutch-South African studio Simonis & Voogd Yacht Design leaves a widening footprint on the industry. Its FarEast boats is one of...