Video of Mulder Shipyard’s 98 Flybridge motoryacht

31st of October 2014

Built for a Russian owner. All Dutch project: design by Guido de Groot, naval architecture by Ginton. Interior by

Omega Architects  Mulder Shipyard

Hakvoort’s 46m (151 ft) motoryacht Allegria carefully manoeuvring at the 2014 FLIBS

31st of October 2014

Built in 2004 as Flamingo Daze

Other News:

First order for new Storm Yachts model X-59 Flybridge, construction of the aluminium FDHF motoryacht will start early 2015

Video of sailing yachts at the 2014 Superyacht Cup Mallorca

31st of October 2014

Video of Heesen’s Galactica Star leaving Puerto Banus, Marbella

31st of October 2014

Galactica Star

Who are the owners of Dutch yards building superyachts

28th of October 2014

Amels Serenity J, hull 468, Astrid Conroy and Volpini cr 60pc

Company owned:

Amels: Founded 1918, bought by Damen Shipyards Group in 1991

Claasen Shipyards: Founded 1985, bought by Mr Jan Hart in 2008. He also owns Bloemsma van Breemen shipyard and

subcontractor Bloemsma Aluminiumbouw

Heesen Yachts: Founded 1978, owner Frans Heesen sold his stake in 2008 to Russian Topaz Investment International

Royal van Lent (Feadship): Founded 1849, sold to investment company Egeria in 2006. Sold by Egeria in 2008 to French

luxury conglomerate LVMH

Jongert Yachts: Founded 1953, bought by VeKa Group in 2009

Oceanco Yachts: Founded 1992, bought by Omani businessman Mohammed al-Barwani from Greek shipping magnate

Theodore Angelopoulos in 2010

ICON Yachts: Founded 2006, bought by Russian Alexander Mazanov in 2014

Royal Huisman, Founded 1884, bought by Doeksen Shipyard in 2014

Family owned:

Royal de Vries (Feadship), founded 1906

Hakvoort Shipyards, founded 1919

Mulder Shipyard, founded 1938

Vitters Yachts, founded 1990

Two new Feadship yacht cascos underway to Royal de Vries Aalsmeer

28th of October 2014

Feadship casco 2 bw Feadship casco side stern 2 bw Feadship De Vries casco 2 bw

Photos taken in Leimuiden by MrExumas. Built by Slob Shipyard, these probably are two of three similar sized

(33.6m or 110 ft) projects designed by Bannenberg & Rowell. Feadship CEO Henk de Vries talks about

build numbers 691, 692 and 693 in this interview

Heesen’s 55m (180 ft) Fast Displacement motoryacht Alida

28th of October 2014

Heesen 55m Alida rendering

Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF). Top speed: 16 kn, cruising speed: 13 kn. 4,500 nautical mile range.

More information on the yard’s new website: Heesen Yachts

Other news:

Following her refit and sea trails Feadship’s 65m (213 ft) Callisto has left Holland and is on her way to Gibraltar: MarineTraffic

Moonen Yachts have launched their new website

Sailing yacht Antares on her way to Royal Huisman for a refit: Youtube

Storm Yachts’ X-65 Wheelhouse and S-78 at the outfitting location

28th of October 2014

Storm Yachts X-65 and S-78

More information on the S-78: Storm Yachts. Cost of a new S-78 apparently about 3.6 million euros

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