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

  • 16 apr 2018
    NeKo Yacht Supply - member of the HISWA Holland Yachting Group, is attending the MYBA Charter Show - to be held at OneOcean Port Vell in Barcelona. The show will take place from Monday 23rd to Thursday 26th April 2018. Being the 30th edition next year, the Show will also be a celebration of three decades of existence and promises to be an unforgettable event. NeKo is a worldwide yacht supplier providing the finest food, professional technique equipment and tailor-made services. They supply...
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  • 10 apr 2018
    In addition to building custom superyachts, Moonen also has a thriving refit department that serves yachts up to 50 metres. The first-class engineering expertise found at their yard in Den Bosch is increasingly being put to good use in partnership with neighbours DMS, a company renowned for its patented antiroll stabilizers and MagnusMaster roll damping system.   One of the current projects involves a 21.5-metre Stentor Luxe, designed by Vripack. “This fine motoryacht was not...
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  • 05 apr 2018
    The Singapore Yacht Show is Asia’s leading yacht and luxury show - the only one fully supported by the global yachting industry and the Singapore Tourism Board. The 8th edition of the Singapore Yacht Show will take place from the 12-15 April 2018. It provides nautical lifestyle seekers with an unrivalled opportunity to discover some of the world's finest superyachts and boating brands in an elite and highly social setting. The following members of the HISWA Holland Yachting...
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  • 26 mar 2018
    Another milestone at Royal Huisman: the hull of the three-masted schooner under construction since June 2017, has been turned at the shipyard’s facilities in Vollenhove, Holland.With an impressive overall length of 81m / 266ft and a sturdy plumb bow - making her not only powerful but recognizable all over the world - Project 400 is the largest yacht built by Royal Huisman to date, and will be ranked in the top 10 of the world's largest sailing yachts. Upon her delivery in 2020 this...
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  • 20 mar 2018
    Seven Dutch-built superyachts competed at this year’s St Barths Bucket, with several coming in near or at the top of the various classes of this mythical regatta. Held from 15 to 18 March, this year’s St Barths Bucket saw the usual roster of the world’s most extravagant sailing yachts converge in the harbour of Gustavia for several days of racing and socialising. Always one of the highlights of any year’s sailing season, the Bucket brings together first-class racing...
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  • 19 mar 2018
    The 106.7m (350ft) three-masted sailing yacht Black Pearl is unlike any yacht the world has ever seen. This unique and complex vessel is the realization of a discerning Owner’s vision. She is the result of an elaborate and successful collaboration on the part of an international group of designers, engineers, naval architects, builders, and project managers.The designers Ken Freivokh Design, Nuvolari Lenard and Villate Design all played a significant role in Black...
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  • 16 mar 2018
    Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay, a luxury 5-star resort, is situated directly on the beach of Talamanca Bay, offering an oasis of calm on 'the island that never sleeps'. A total of more than 100 TUUCI parasols in different designs and sizes ensure that guests can enjoy pleasant shade at the pool and in the beach restaurant. Recognised as Best Newcomer Hotel 2017 by the Small Luxury Hotels Association, the hotel offers 152 designer rooms and suites, a Six Senses spa area, as well as four restaurants and...
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  • 09 mar 2018
    Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN is pleased to introduce its new 55.50-metre vessel POWER PLAY, currently under construction and available for delivery in summer 2018. POWER PLAY will be the sixth delivery of the popular YS 5009 design from the DAMEN Yacht Support range. DAMEN Product Director Mark Vermeulen: “It’s inspiring to see how a new generation of owners is driving this market. It’s very dynamic, it’s not the conventional thinking about luxury yachting. Our clients have...
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  • 08 mar 2018
    As consultants at RH Marine, Ana-Maria Bucurenciu and Despoina Mitropoulou specialise in Power and Hybrid systems. They are the only two women in the company's electrical consultancy department in Schiedam. They get noticed: 'It takes time to change the mentality in the world of engineering, and that includes gender roles. But make no mistake: women can make fine engineers.' Ana-Maria never had any doubts that she would go down this road. 'Both of my parents are engineers. I always enjoyed...
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  • 08 mar 2018
    Heesen is thrilled to announce the sale of YN 19480 - Project Cosmos – an 80.07-metre all-aluminium FDHF motoryacht for delivery in April 2022. This is the second contract sealed by the pioneering Dutch shipyard in 2018, reaffirming the positive trend that began last year with the sale of no less than six yachts. Project Cosmos is the largest yacht to date to be built by Heesen, and follows on from its existing major triumphs in the 60-metre plus market segment with the revolutionary...
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