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

  • 17 okt 2018
    A stunning yacht of rare beauty, combining classic hull lines with a powerful modern rig and a clean, contemporary chic above and below decks. Aquarius truly defines what it means to be a ‘modern classic’. With naval architecture by Dykstra Naval Architects and interior design from Mark Whiteley Design this magnificent 56m / 184ft ketch was realised by Royal Huisman together with Rondal and an outstanding team of rig specialists. Exceptional co-operation from the highly talented...
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  • 17 okt 2018
    The 55-metre DAMEN Yacht Support vessel AXIS (181 ft) will join the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show from 31 October to 4 November. For the complete Bahamas experience, the DAMEN Yacht Support vessel offers the perfect combination of luxury and fun with lots of toys, tenders, a Triton submarine and Icon sport aircraft. DAMEN is co-exhibiting AXIS – a YS 5009 delivered in 2016 – together with Ocean Independence, who represented the owner for the purchase. AXIS is not for sale,...
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  • 05 okt 2018
    The programme of the international HISWA Symposium on Yacht Design and Yacht Construction is now online. The event will be held at RAI Amsterdam on 12 & 13 November. With tis 50 years, this Symposium is unique in the area of Yacht Design and Construction. 'Back to the future' is the theme in 2018. The first edition took place in 1968. During this year’s Symposium naval architect Gerard Dijkstra and former TUDelft Associate Professor Lex Keuning will go back in time and will give also a...
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  • 05 okt 2018
    Having sold out months in advance, the organisers of the SuperYacht Pavilion at this year’s METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam have announced a significant expansion. A new networking area called the Shipyard will be at the hub of a third hall designed to accommodate highly qualified exhibitors who would otherwise have been unable to profile their latest innovations. “The waiting list of highly qualified exhibitors for the SuperYacht Pavilion at METSTRADE 2018 was larger than...
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  • 29 sep 2018
    Dutch luxury yacht builder AMELS is very pleased to announce the sale of a 74-metre AMELS 242 superyacht (242 ft) from its Limited Editions range. Announced shortly before the Monaco Yacht Show, the sale strongly celebrates the value, quality and sophistication that AMELS offers for large yachts. The sale of the AMELS 242 with a Tim Heywood exterior design was completed with Merle Wood & Associates representing the buyer. “This yacht will once again show a different character to any of...
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  • 28 sep 2018
    Oceanco is proud to announce that the 90m DAR, the latest delivery, has won both the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show Best Exterior Design and the Finest New Superyacht Award. The Monaco Yacht Show is the premier Superyacht Show in the world. Every year over 120 superyachts are on display, 40 of which are new launches or worldwide debut yachts. The award ceremony took place the night before the show opened on Tuesday, September 25th at the Le Méridien Beach Plaza. On stage to receive the honors...
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  • 28 sep 2018
    Heesen Yachts revealed the details of Project Cosmos; set to be a colossal 80m with a top speed of 29 knots, she will be the shipyard’s largest yacht build to date and the fastest in her class, marking a succession of new technological firsts for the iconic Dutch shipyard. The brief was for speed and size, coupled with the aesthetic appeal of a contemporary sports car. The combination of speed, aluminium and length required Heesen to devise new methods of bringing longitudinal strength...
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  • 26 sep 2018
    New pavilion location at the heart of the show with a fleet of top Dutch superyachts With a record market share and more orders than ever on its books, the Dutch superyacht sector is booming. The presentations at this year’s Monaco show by members of the Holland Yachting Group – yards, suppliers & partners alike – reflect the confidence of these leading exponents of their craft. If you’re attending the show between now and Saturday, a visit to the new Holland Pavilion...
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  • 26 sep 2018
    After the successful deliveries of the 315GT SOLIS in 2015 and the 298GT DELTA ONE in 2017, Mulder has now sold the Mulder ThirtySix (BN110) which is currently under construction for delivery in Q1-2019. Exactly 80 years ago in the year 1938, Mulder Shipyard was founded by Dirk Mulder Senior. As a traditional family business, the yard has pursued a more conservative strategy. This has resulted in steady and natural growth. With the expansion of the Zoeterwoude yard in 2013, Mulder is able to...
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  • 24 sep 2018
    Hydromar, the Dutch supplier of hydraulic equipment for superyachts, further expands her standardised product range with three light mast solutions. Rob Montijn, Sales & Marketing director: “The need for development came from a project for one of our clients quit some years ago. The need for standardisation and improving the budget initiated this new product line. Because of a lack of space we have mounted a light mast function on top of the deck crane. Besides saving space another...
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