Nico van Leeuwen - director Marketing & Sales at VBH: "We believe the ultimate luxury is custom innovation, turning your dreams into reality. By developing user-friendly innovations for all on board, we create new experiences for the yachting lifestyle."

“We not only specialise in Audio Visual and IT, but also in lighting and security and bespoke installations that merge art and technology. It’s both exciting and inspirational to see the different technical disciplines within VBH working together to realise a project. The potential of what can achieved is always growing since technology develops so fast. Anticipating the future requires us to be flexible and agile and keep thinking ahead. The process of integration is as much an art as a science, and when everyone with their different skill sets and specialisations works as a team the results can be truly exceptional. Combining the very latest in technology with the beauty and craftsmanship of the world’s finest yachts is something of which I never tire.”

Van Leeuwen: "VBH offers fantastic service throughout the yacht's lifecycle. We employ dedicated, highly specialized Field Service Engineers and Service Coordinators to ensure fast response times, no matter where the yacht is. With our 24/7 helpdesk, we are able to offer round the clock remote assistance. We have a worldwide support system, with quick response times."


Integration of entertainment, communication, lighting, IT and security systems.

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  • 11 feb 2019

    VBH wins the Crestron Award 2019 in the category ‘Ultimate Crestron Superyacht’ for the special Crestron installation on 87 m superyacht Lonian build by Feadship.

    The annual award recognizes excellence in control and automation projects featuring Crestron solutions throughout the EMEA region. VBH wins with project MY Lonian, as it offers many unique features and firsts, e.g. the Crestron NVX installed on a yacht. MY Lonian is an 87m superyacht with cutting-edge audiovisual & automation. The system is built on an enterprise-grade IT infrastructure. A particular aspect of the project is that everything is somehow built around the custom loudspeakers installed on board. VBH has successfully delivered on board the following systems: AV, IT, VoIP, Satellite communication, UHF & RoIP radio, GSM repeater & picocell, video surveillance & access control, lighting control. Project M/Y Lonian was also the first superyacht equipped with Crestron NVX in the world.

    Michiel Haverkorn van Rijsewijk – CEO of VBH: “It is a honor to win the Crestron Award. We have to think at least three years ahead in people’s needs, technologies and processes. We work with the best team of designers, technicians, engineers and suppliers – like Crestron. All focused on 1 mission: to fulfill the dreams of our clients. We specialize in Audio Visual and IT, in lighting, security and bespoke installations that merge art and technology. It’s both exciting and inspirational to see the different technical disciplines within VBH work together and complete a project like M/Y Lonian.”

    In 2018 VBH has entered into a Framework Agreement with Crestron EMEA, the number one company for technology integrations. VBH is implementing Crestron systems onboard superyachts since 2000. Both companies strive to be at the forefront of cutting-edge technology, constantly offering faster, better solutions that address the needs of customers the world over.

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