zaterdag, februari 29, 2020

At Boot Duesseldorf, Dutch toast a buoyant 2019

DÜSSELDORF -- Ask Wies Hokwerda about the year 2019 and a big smile lands on the face of the CEO of Dutch motor yacht builder...

It’s raining spectacular yacht projects in Holland

AMSTERDAM – Dutch superyacht builders have begun 2020 by unveiling amazing superyacht projects and designs. Here are just a few: FEADSHIP: On Jan. 10, a...

A proud jubilee for Boat Holland

LEEUWARDEN – The Boat Holland show (Feb. 7-11) brings to mind ‘The Little Train That Could,’ an American fairy tale about a small, can-do...

Saffier adds a fast 27-footer to its collection

IJMUIDEN - Saffier Yachts has added a new, fast model to its portfolio of world-class luxury daysailers. Why? "Because today people want more and...

Meet some Dutch builders at Boot Düsseldorf

Dutch builders always show up at the world’s largest boat show in impressive numbers. Here’s a short list of them that will show up...

Vitters delivers J-Class Ranger after major face-lift

ZWARTSLUIS - Vitters Shipyard has completed an extensive refit of the J-Class Ranger. The 41.6m (1367ft.) sailing yacht is ready and eager to compete...

Vripack working on 2nd Nordhavn project

SNEEK – Vripack, the Dutch marine design and engineering studio, is working on its 2nd collaborative project with US expedition yacht maker Nordhavn. The 495GT,...

78m yacht returns Amels to one-off building, widening portfolio

VLISSINGEN - Amels has launched a 78m superyacht, its largest to date and a milestone in the Dutch yard’s decade-old drive to broaden its...

Hoek Design’s sprawling portfolio much in demand

EDAM – Hoek Design is a powerhouse in high-end yacht building. Its sprawling portfolio shows a great depth of styles, designs and sizes. The...

KM Yachtbuilders turns hull of Pelagic 77 expedition yacht

MAKKUM – Using 2 mobile cranes, KM Yachtbuilders has turned the aluminum hull of a new Pelagic 77 watched by polar sailing expert Skip...