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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
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
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
Vetus develops ‘windows configurator’

Vetus develops ‘windows configurator’

SCHIEDAM ~ As part of an ICT project involving some 20 yacht builders and related sectors in the Netherlands, Vetus has developed an..

October 7, 2015 with 0 Comments
A design studio with global footprint

A design studio with global footprint

ENKHUIZEN ~ Maarten Voogd learned sailing as a youngster and chose a technical education to satisfy his desire for boat designing. A 1991..

October 7, 2015 with 0 Comments
At in-Water show, KM Yachtbuilders flaunts PURE

At in-Water show, KM Yachtbuilders flaunts PURE

AMSTERDAM ~ At the 2015 HISWA in-Water Boat show, KM Yachtbuilders displayed some eye-catching, go-anywhere creations, starting with the..

September 9, 2015 with 1 Comment
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
Vetus improves on escape, vent hatches

Vetus improves on escape, vent hatches

SCHIEDAM ~ Boat systems maker Vetus has launched a line of line of ventilation and escape hatches _ suitable for deck thicknesses of up to..

September 5, 2015 with 0 Comments
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