Yacht & Coast
    Xcraft fills high-end niche for RIBs, seats

    Xcraft fills high-end niche for RIBs, seats

    ZWAAG _ Niels Deen came to boatbuilding late and via unrelated disciplines. Like car building. And running a pub. In 2007 he surprised many..

    December 7, 2015
    Slaking that thirst for innovation

    Slaking that thirst for innovation

    AMSTERDAM _ The pursuit of innovation in yachtbuilding continues apace. One month before their annual event opened, organizers of the..

    November 9, 2015
    NL rises on global innovation scale

    NL rises on global innovation scale

    LONDON ~ The Netherlands is the world’s 4th most innovative economy, up from 5th place a year ago, according to the 2015 Global..

    October 13, 2015
    Scrapping end-of-lifers is tall order for Europe

    Scrapping end-of-lifers is tall order for Europe

    BRUSSELS ~ A two-year study of Europe’s growing fleet of abandoned polyester boats says a huge task lies ahead if the continent is to..

    October 13, 2015
    U-Boat Worx launches superyacht sub

    U-Boat Worx launches superyacht sub

    BREDA ~ U-Boat Worx, the Dutch maker of commercial, tourist and research submersibles, debuted its first superyacht sub at the Monaco..

    October 12, 2015
    Royal tender back on display

    Royal tender back on display

    AMSTERDAM – The Netherlands’ 17m royal tender is again on display at the Maritime Museum in Amsterdam. The restoration was made..

    October 11, 2015
    Pointer 25 named Sailboat of 2015

    Pointer 25 named Sailboat of 2015

    AMSTERDAM ~ The Pointer 25 _ an open cockpit tour boat but with a generous cabin _ has been named Sailboat of the Year 2015 by the Dutch..

    October 10, 2015
    WhisperPower reports healthy growth

    WhisperPower reports healthy growth

    DRACHTEN ~ WhisperPower International says it posted “a steep growth in sales” of more than 50% in the first half of 2015’s..

    October 9, 2015
    Dutch superyacht makers shine at Monaco

    Dutch superyacht makers shine at Monaco

    MONACO ~ In 25 years, the Monaco Yacht Show has become the high mass for superyacht makers, owners, brokers, designers, suppliers and..

    October 7, 2015
    2 Dutch entries in motor yacht of 2016 lineup

    2 Dutch entries in motor yacht of 2016 lineup

    AMSTERDAM ~ Hard on the heels of the 2015 Amsterdam HISWA in-Water Show, a trade jury has unveiled its 2016 sail and motor yacht..

    October 7, 2015
    Recent Saling & Yachting Activity
    • Superyacht maker Moonen makes comeback
    • VETUS to unveil ambitious product lineup
    • Hybrid system generates savings, quiet and speed
    • Van Oossanen’s Hull Vane in METSTRADE spotlight
    • Xcraft fills high-end niche for RIBs, seats
    • Slaking that thirst for innovation
    • NL rises on global innovation scale
    • Scrapping end-of-lifers is tall order for Europe
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