KAMPERLAND _ The Dutch Tall Ship Astrid that ran aground and broke apart off Ireland’s south coast in July is a total loss and will be..
WIERINGERWERF – Since its founding in 1953, Jongert Shipyard has specialized in manufacturing eye-catching semi and full-custom sailing..
KINSALE, Ireland _ The Dutch Tall Ship Astrid ran aground and broke apart off Ireland’s south coast July 24 after suffering engine..
LEMMER _ The 2013 Lemmer Ahoy in May was a rough start to a new season. Fierce winds. Lashing rains. Two boats tipped over. Several others..
AMSTERDAM – Dutch royals are never far from a sailboat. So it’s only fitting that when Queen Beatrix, 75, abdicates April 30, the royal..
HARLINGEN _ The 38m Jabob Meindert that was towed into port last September was a sight to make any sailor cry. Strong winds off the Dutch..
WAGENINGEN _ In 2009, Van Oossanen Naval Architects started work here on a classic 15.25m broad-jawed, shallow-draft Dutch sail boat. The..
In May, the Netherlands is the guest of honor at “La Semaine du Golfe” _ a week of partying on, around and by 1,000 classic and..
WORKUM _ Few people are more serious about classic yachts than the Dutch. Chances are zero of not seeing an old-timer, lovingly restored,..
ENKHUIZEN _ They are roomy, stable, up to 16-m long and sport tan or cream-tinted sails. When it blows out there, you’ll have to lean..