Marcel van der Spek - Commercial Director Esthec: "Basically, Esthec’s roots go back to 1964. Two people began developing composites that year because they saw a bright future in the replacement of timber, steel and tar.

15 years after the ambitious start of this Dutch company, their composite material was being applied on large and renowned cruise ships. Another 15 years later half the world’s cruise market wanted nothing but this composite material and another 15 years later more than 75% of the market is dedicated to it. Hundreds of cruise ships daily navigate the both calm and rough seas with the proven certainty of these indestructible, durable decks.

Esthec is a strong and solid material that consists of composites and fillers. Click here to read more about the core.
The success story is far from over. In 2009, Esthec was founded by that same Dutch company. Building on these tested and successful cruise decks, Esthec is a decking material that in aesthetics and material accurately ticks all the boxes for the yacht industry. Not based on traditional standards, but on a sharp focus on the future.

Renew itself
Esthec continues to renew itself and keeps looking for ways to improve our product, our production processes and our application. Our basic principle: we want to do it even better and more economically. In our drive for innovation we are naturally aware of our social responsibility. To act with respect for people and the environment is an important core value. Quality management is another focal point. Sales, application and production have been certified by companies that have been accredited by the Board of Accreditation. Esthec’s certifications include EN-ISO 9001 en EN-ISO 14001."

Choosing Esthec requires a certain amount of progressiveness.  However, our experience tells us: once crazy about Esthec, always crazy about Esthec. Who is next?

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  • 27 sep 2017

    Bolidt and Esthec, brands of the Dutch Bolidt Group, leader in the superyacht and cruise ship decking system, have started cooperating with the superyacht refit specialists Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92) to increase their presence in the yacht refit sector.

    Now with an office in Barcelona inside the shipyard, Bolidt/Esthec can offer an even more prompt and efficient service having a specialized team on site always available for any decking problem. Being the best means being always up with the new technologies and innovations satisfying always all kinds of client demands. The partnership between the superyacht refit specialist MB92 and Bolidt/Esthec was born with the aim to offer a new solution and a faster service to the growing number of superyachts looking for a decking solution different from the traditional use of teak, completely green and sustainable. Bolidt and Esthec, in line with this philosophy, have created a fully dedicated refit division.

    For many years Bolidt and Esthec have been establishing their name in the yacht building industry, replacing traditional (teak) decks and conventional deck coverings, with their new innovative systems.MB92, with its two shipyards, one in Barcelona and the recently dry dock in La Ciotat, is leader in the superyacht refit business carrying out an average of 90 projects per year.

    Esthec and Bolidt are the new generation of decking, technologically advanced materials made of natural ingredients, color pigments and filler completely recyclable. They impose themselves now not as an alternative but as a solution for yacht decking, offering the best barefoot sophistication with unlimited applications in design, patterns and shape because the deck is not just a cover. No limits attitude is in the Esthec and Bolidt nature always oriented to research and development with the aim to experience a new level of luxury for decking.

    About Bolidt/Esthec

    Bolidt is a Dutch Group, leader in the business of flooring for unlimited kind of applications since 1964. Bolidt and Esthec are two brands of the Group specialized in luxury flooring and decking solutions for cruise ships, maritime industry and yachting. Esthec is the prefab product installed as traditional decking material while Bolidt is a liquid material directly poured on the surface to cover. Both Bolidt and Esthec are made of natural ingredients, color pigments and fillers which blended together create a unique and luxury recipe able to offer unlimited solutions in texture, design, colors and shapes. The strength of the product and its durability is in the thermo-set property which can allow its use also in the most severe weather conditions. No limits attitude is in the DNA of Bolidt and Esthec always oriented to discover and experience the new flooring dimensions of the future.

    About MB92

    Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92) is a company fully dedicated to the yacht industry that provides service-refit, repair and maintenance works to more than 100 super yachts per year with a length from 35 up to 200 meters. Located in the port of Barcelona, a strategic stop-off point for the yachts on their journey between the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. At the beginning of 2017, MB92 and Blohm+Voss announced a Joint Venture that allows MB92 to carry out the management of Blohm+Voss La Ciotat SAS. Located in the technical area of the Port Authority of La Ciotat (SEMIDEP), France, the shipyard provides services to superyachts with lengths of more than 50 meters. MB92 facilities cover a total area of 124,000m2 including: 220-meter dry-dock Syncrolift up to 2,000 tones Standing work area for up to 6 vessels 150 ton Travelift 14 berthing spaces with capacity to accommodate 8 yachts of up to 110 meters and 6 yachts of up to 200m LOA 4,000 ton Shiplift to be completed in 2018 Blohm+Voss La Ciotat facilities cover a total area of 27,500 m2 including: A 200 m long x 60 m wide dry dock with capacity for 4 yachts at a time Gantry Cranes (250t and 600t crane)  All services and management carried out in both shipyards benefit from 25 years of Marina Barcelona 92 professional experience and knowledge in the industry guaranteeing the highest level of quality (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISPS).   

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  • 14 nov 2017

    METS is the Premier European exhibition of equipment, materials, systems and services for the international leisure craft trade and industry.

    METS is the number one platform for marine products. Meet distributors, dealers, retailers, wholesalers and representatives from the boat building, repair and design sectors in an international environment with visitors from over 90 countries. With at least 150 journalists from the trade press on the look out for news and product stories, the chances for networking are second to none.

    Meet the Dutch Marine Equipment Suppliers in the Superyacht Pavilion Hall 10 and 11 in the two Holland Pavilions. 

    Heritage, Innovation, Creativity… and much more besides await you. Enjoy the Dutch hospitality and share your thoughts with specialists from every area of the Dutch superyacht industry.

    We look forward to seeing you in the HISWA Holland Yachting Group bar to give you all the information you need about our members!

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