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

  • 23 aug 2019
    Feadship has welcomed home the 57.60-metre superyacht W (ex-Larisa). Originally launched in 2013, she was recently acquired by new owners who have asked Feadship to carry out a refit that will encompass their personal preferences in terms of facilities, sleeping accommodations and exterior. The first changes that Feadship spotters will instantly recognise when W is relaunched in six months’ time will be the new metallic silver colour of her previously white hull and the...
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  • 19 aug 2019
    Dutch superyacht builder Moonen Yachts in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, is under new ownership. An Australian couple, Matthew and Louise Baxter are the new owners of the shipyard. Matthew, of Scottish origin, is a successful Australian businessman and entrepreneur, who in 1972  established the A M Group, a privately  owned worldwide group of manufacturing companies of which he is executive chairman. Louise and Matthew first discovered Moonen Yachts whilst sailing on Pittwater harbour in...
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  • 13 aug 2019
    Heesen is delighted to announce that YN 18650 Project Boreas has been delivered on August 12, 2019, after rigorous sea trials in the North Sea in calm sea conditions with light winds and waves up to 0.5m. This 50m full aluminium motor yacht sports an ultra-efficient Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF) hull designed by Dutch hydrodynamicists Van Oossanen and engineered by Heesen’s in-house naval architects. Project Boreas is powered by two MTU 12V 2000M72 engines rated at 1,080kW each, and...
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  • 08 aug 2019
    AMELS is delighted to introduce the AMELS 60, the brand new Espen Øino design in the Dutch luxury yacht builder’s Limited Editions range. The 60-metre superyacht, with Hybrid by AMELS technology, is now under construction and available for spring 2022 delivery.- Huge Sun Deck, Swim Platform and folding Owners Suite balcony- Generous interior volume of 830 GT, light and airy with signature large Main Deck windows- 9-metre luxury tender stowed on foredeck Since 2007, AMELS has built...
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  • 29 jul 2019
    Heesen is delighted to announce the expansion of its facility in Winterswijk, province of Gelderland – the home of its renowned interior workshop. Located just over an hour’s drive from Oss, the facility was acquired in 2000, under the name ‘Oortgiese’. Originally established in 1940, Heesen Interiors has created the most luxurious, award-winning interior furniture exclusively for Heesen yachts for the past 34 years. Today’s expansion consists of 2,240 square meters...
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  • 18 jul 2019
    RH Marine has been supplying bridge systems to super yachts for years, and has now also supplied and installed a Rhodium bridge system on a support yacht for the first time. The Hodor, which serves as a support vessel for a Feadship super yacht, is equipped with the bridge console, the DP system, communication and navigation equipment and the alarm and monitoring systems from RH Marine. Support yachts are becoming increasingly popular with yacht owners. They are used to land helicopters for...
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  • 18 jul 2019
    Meeting the broad spectrum of yachting needs At this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, the diversity within the AMELS and DAMEN range of yachting solutions will be hard to miss. With a variety of both AMELS and DAMEN yachts on display at the show, we look forward to welcoming our clients on board to showcase our innovative range of luxury yachting solutions designed to meet the broad spectrum of yachting needs. From 25 to 28 September, clients can expect to find an impressive collection of our...
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  • 16 jul 2019
    Heesen is delighted to announce that YN 18556 (previously known as Project Neptune), has been delivered. Jonny Horsfield of British firm H2 penned Galvas’ profile. Based on Heesen’s engineering platform for the 55m FDHF Steel Class, YN 18556 sports an innovative, timeless sleek design, which retains the Heesen family look and feel but exudes the desire to create an aesthetically unique yacht. Horizontal design elements, such as the windows in the hull and swooping lines that come...
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  • 12 jul 2019
    Feadship has today unveiled the future name of Project 818 as the vessel was transported to the sea for a rigorous series of trials. The 77.25-metre superyacht will be called Syzygy 818, reflecting the divergent elements contained in a Feadship set to change many perceptions of yachtbuilding when fully revealed later this year. With the Feadship hull number 818, Syzygy 818 had an auspicious designation from the outset. In Chinese numerology, the numbers add up to mean...
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  • 10 jul 2019
    Water Revolution Foundation, the non-profit on a mission to drive and accelerate sustainability in the superyacht industry, has announced the support of nine anchor partners: Abeking & Rasmussen, Alexseal, Amels | Damen, Benetti, Feadship, Heesen, Lürssen, MB92 Group and Rybovich. These forward-thinking companies have not only recognised the urgency to reduce the industry’s ecological footprint, but have pledged substantial multi-year commitment and financial contributions....
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