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VETUS to unveil ambitious product lineup

VETUS to unveil ambitious product lineup

AMSTERDAM ~ VETUS attended the 2015 METSTRADE show in full force. The Dutch boat systems creator, showed the strength of its products..

December 7, 2015 with 0 Comments
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 with 0 Comments
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 with 0 Comments
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 with 0 Comments
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 with 0 Comments
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 with 0 Comments
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 with 0 Comments
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 with 0 Comments
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 with 0 Comments
New online earnings models a la Airbnb

New online earnings models a la Airbnb

AMSTERDAM ~ Two Dutch startups have launched new earnings formulas in boating. Both are online tools. Jachthaven.nl helps berth owners _..

September 8, 2015 with 0 Comments
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  • 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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