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Royal Huisman, 133 years of superyachts experience. 

Royal Huisman takes pride in building and refitting unique custom yachts. Yachts up to 90 meters, modern or classic, sail or motor. Choose aluminium, carbon composite or a combination of these materials. Royal Huisman focuses on quality rather than quantity. Founded in 1884 Royal Huisman has evolved from modest builder of wooden workboats to multiple awardwinning creator of some of the finest superyachts in the world. Royal Huisman is an extraordinary blend of 21st century technology and innovation, traditional craftsmanship and timeless values. 

Click here to see what we have done at Royal Huisman in the past 133 years.

One of our stories

‘’I started at the shipyard knowing that they had a healthy reputation as a leading builder of custom yachts built in aluminium. What I didn’t realize as I do now, is that the same specialist skills and craftsmanship was being equally applied to Royal Huisman’s Advanced Composites Division where I have served for 14 years now. Performance optimisation is an increasingly important factor for our customers. Royal Huisman is fully equipped to build or refit carbon fibre hulls and superstructures to the highest standards that I could have imagined. The work of Royal Huisman is enhanced by the use of a laser-cutting machine for shaping carbon fibre cloth with pinpoint accuracy, as well as a five-axis 3D robotic milling machine that is interfaced into the design computer. I’m most proud to have been part of the growth and success of this division.

What keeps us busy at Royal Huisman? Currently I’m working on the pre-preg layup for the hull and deck of a 65-foot all-carbon sloop and a 58m high performance sloop with various composite components to complement its Alustar aluminium hull. (Huisfit, the shipyard’s refit division, is also in the process of converting a famous all-carbon offshore racer by adding a lifting keel, new superstructure and a full lightweight interior.)

Royal Huisman is no ordinary custom shipyard This is because our in-house expertise and purpose built facilities that house all the main trades associated with custom yacht building. From mechanical systems to cabinet making, we provide our customers with an ‘all under one roof’ approach to custom yacht building. I can only imagine that this has to be a rewarding experience for our customers.”

Discover Royal Huisman yourself and imagine your life on one of our superyachts.

 

 

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Royal Huisman takes pride in building and refitting unique custom yachts, modern or classic, sail or motor, up to 90 metres (300 feet) in length in aluminium, carbon composite or a combination of these materials  with a dedicated focus on quality rather than quantity.

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News

  • 01 jun 2018

    Royal Huisman is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jan Timmerman as CEO commencing August 1st 2018.

    Jan Timmerman has a longstanding and successful track record as Managing Director and President of international businesses in the fields of Premium Coated Aluminum and Lighting Solutions supplying both high-end architectural projects as well as Original Equipment Manufacturers. Royal Huisman is delighted to welcome Mr. Timmerman into the company. Jan Willem Doeksen, on behalf of shareholders and supervisory board: “We are very pleased to get such an experienced, international and qualified CEO onboard”.

    Mr. Timmerman (52) has worked and lived with his family abroad for many years, amongst others in the United States, Mexico and in China. Jan Timmerman: ”I am very much looking forward to maintaining and expanding the success of Royal Huisman through blending 21st century technology and innovation, traditional craftsmanship and timeless values”. Alongside
    Jan Timmerman, the management team of Royal Huisman will consist of Jaap Gelling (Technical Director) and Harmen Peters (Financial Director).

     

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Events

  • 19 jun 2018

    The Superyacht Cup is the longest running superyacht regatta in Europe, a favourite with yacht owners, friends, captains and crew who visit Palma de Mallorca annually for the four day event. With warm early summer conditions and reliable sea breezes, the Bay of Palma offers some of the most idyllic racing conditions in the Mediterranean. The racing is run by the highly experienced international Race Officers and the team at Real Club Nautico de Palma. The participating superyachts are all moored together stern-to in the Superyacht Cup Regatta Village located at Muelle Viejo with the iconic Palma Cathedral and Palm tree lined Paseo Maritimo providing a stunning back-drop.

    Meet the Dutch, and especially the members of the HISWA Holland Yachting Group, during this beatiful event in Palma!

    Racing for the J Class is 20-23 June 2018
    Racing for the Superyachts is 21-23 June 2018

    Click here for the official website of the Superyacht Cup.

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