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Latest news from the HISWA Holland Yachting Group, members and partners.

  • 16 aug 2017
    Caterpillar dealers EPSA Australia and Pon Power of the Netherlands are cooperating to support new build and maintenance of marine engines and generators to exceed the requirements of the owners of Damen vessels in Australia.  In July representatives from both EPSA Australia and Pon Power toured Australia with a Damen trade delegation aimed at developing partnerships for the upcoming SEA 1180 OPV program with Defence. One of the highlights of the successful week was the visit to...
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  • 16 aug 2017
    Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN, in cooperation with its luxury yacht builder AMELS, is proud to announce the sale of its second SeaXplorer – a highly customised 75-metre luxury expedition yacht with exceptional capability for heli-skiing, diving and other tropical and polar adventures.  The SeaXplorer 75 stands out with not only a dive centre and submersible hangar, but also a complete floating heliport for two aircraft. “Together with his guests, our client plans to visit some of...
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  • 04 aug 2017
    VBH has jumped across the Atlantic with our brand new office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Located at 1819 SE 17th St. this is their first U.S. office and they are proud to have expanded again. From this office, they will have even faster response times for the U.S. and Caribbean. The office is headed by Director Michael Silverman. Michael has over 20 years of A/V and I.T. experience and has gathered a fantastic and innovative team. The office is currently open, but the official grand opening...
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  • 02 aug 2017
    When she was completed by Claasen in 2010, the 43.40-metre Lionheart was the largest J-Class yacht ever built. Lionheart was the first of her kind with an aluminium hull and incorporated lots of research gleaned from previous Js: no expense was spared to make her as competitive as possible in the regatta circuit. As one of the finest examples of a J-Class yacht today, Lionheart is a striking presence at any regatta, all the more so when she competes against other boats in the same category....
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  • 02 aug 2017
    The recently launched Mulder ThirtySix, M/Y Delta One, has successfully completed her sea trials off the coast of the Netherlands, from the marina of Scheveningen. With naval architecture by Van Oossanen Naval Architects, exterior design by Claydon Reeves and interior design by Vickers Studio, the full aluminium M/Y Delta One exceeded expectations. Her patented FDHF hull shape behaved very well at sea, with winds up to 6 Bft on the North Sea during sea trials. Driven by twin Caterpillar C18...
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  • 28 jul 2017
    Two weeks ago Moonen Journal posted the first images from a glamour photoshoot taken on board the new Moonen Martinique in build. As they take there commitment to customisation very seriously at Moonen, they even had a special collection of clothes designed for these snaps, which will have a key role in the next edition of Moonen Magazine. Here they let costume designer Tilly Zegers from TopToTeen explain how she combined fashion with the superyacht lifestyle.  "When Moonen asked me to...
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  • 27 jul 2017
    Dutch superyacht builder Royal Huisman and Palma based P&G Yachting, renowned for their bespoke support services to the yachting industry, have joined forces to expand their activities and portfolio in Palma, offering expert services, maintenance, refits, spare parts and temporary importations to all superyachts.For Royal Huisman, the joint venture brings an official presence in the region, which also encompasses its sister company Rondal. Royal Huisman’s Managing Director Roemer...
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  • 21 jul 2017
    The classic 39m / 128ft schooner - launched in 1913 - will be rebuilt completely by Royal Huisman’s dedicated refit department. Herreshoff's legacy has fascinated yachting lovers for more than a century. Vagrant’s owner – well aware of the yacht’s history – clearly briefed Team Huisfit to reconstruct Vagrant’s magnificent grace and style, inside and out, with the utmost respect and care for her historic value, but also to re-engineer her with the most modern...
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  • 19 jul 2017
    MarQuip, the leading expert in underwater exhaust outlets and water-cooled exhaust systems, is creating a marinised IMO TIER III-certified exhaust system for a leading Italian yard. Working in close cooperation with its partners, the Dutch company has developed a fully custom module silencer/SCR system that will combine the working principles of Selective Catalytic Reduction – which eliminates most harmful NOX compounds – with highly efficient noise reduction. The silencer/SCR...
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  • 17 jul 2017
    On 10 July DAMEN launched its latest vessel NEW FRONTIERS – a new evolution in the Dutch shipbuilder’s Yacht Support range. For the first time, the 55-metre vessel debuts dedicated Owner and guest accommodation plus a host of yachting enhancements that distinguish the YS 5009 from its predecessors. The exciting new build is scheduled for delivery in September and has been confirmed to appear at the Monaco Yacht Show from 27 – 30 September. NEW FRONTIERS will take her Owner into...
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