Yacht casco hull number NB468 arrived at the Amels yard today

24th of April 2014

Amels Serenity J and hull 468 Amels Serenity J, Astra and NB468 Amels Astrid Conroy and Volpini Vlissingen Amels Serenity J, hull 468, Astrid Conroy and Volpini cr Amels yacht Astrid Conroy yard refit Bow number Amels casco hull NB468 Vlissingen

Now inside the sheds in Vlissingen from left to right:

Hull 468, hull 467, drydock: hull 5502 and Imagine (NB6501, refit), drydock on the right: “Z” (NB6503).

Outside: Serenity J (466) , Astra (465), Astrid Conroy (refitted) and Volpini (refitted)

Amels Yachts

Other news:

Wim van der Valk’s 20m (68 ft) Continental trawler flybridge on trails in Rotterdam

Casco of Feadship’s 57m (187 ft) bn810 en route from NMC to Royal van Lent, Kaag island

Three close up photos of the nearly finished Storm Yachts X53F motoryacht

K&M Yachtbuilders’ Bestevaer 66ST Anabel sailing yacht: 27 Facebook photos


Grey hulled sailing yacht nearing completion at Bloemsma van Breemen, photo of the hull underway to

Claasen shipyards: Twitter

CNN article about a training course for superyacht stewardesses

Jongert’s 30m (97 ft) sailing yacht Blue Papillon is for sale, asking 3 million euros

Wajer & Wajer motoryachts moodfilm

22nd of April 2014

Twelve Wajer & Wajer boats arrived at the Amstel Hotel in Amsterdam yesterday: MrExumas video

Other news:

North-Line 60

North-Line 60 bovenaf

Harlingen based North-Line yachts’ largest model: the 19.2m (64 ft) North-Line 60

Engines available from 2 x 500 hp up to 2 x 1100 hp. CE-A/Ocean Going certificate


Bloemsma van Breemen’s BVB 44M featured in a Boat International article

Video of 48.5m (159 ft) aerorigged aluminium sailing yacht Dwinger off Altea, Spain

Dwinger’s website

Feadship’s Audacia in Venice

19th of April 2014

Feadship Audacia in Venice by Daisuke Ido B

Audacia was built by Van Lent in 1987 as “Confidante”. Photo taken in 2009 by Daisuke Ido

Holland JachtBouw’s 45m (148 ft) Dixon designed sloop Heureka

18th of April

Heureka HJB Zaandam Heureka HJB stern

Besides this recently launched high performance sloop, HJB has two other projects under construction:

the Hoek designed J8, and a 46m (151 ft) world cruiser sloop

Other news:

A construction update on Oceanco’s new drydock: Superyachtbusiness

Royal Huisman’s Cyclos III to be sold in a blind bid auction

Scheepswerf Made lays keel of Hakvoort’s 63.3m (208 ft) superyacht “Zeus”

Extensive refit of sailing racing yacht Samurai (Ex Mari Cha IV) at Royal Huisman

Video interview with CEO Henk de Vries, about creating value for Feadship

4th Heesen 50m (163 ft) semi displacement motoryacht: Monaco Wolf

15th of April 2014

Heesen Yachts MY Monaco Wolf

Ex project “Azuro”, this all aluminium yacht was launched nearly three weeks ago. Round central logo

with two large “M” letters mirrored. “Monaco Wolf” is a sistership of Satori (2011), Ice Angel (2011) and

Ventura (2013). Heesen press release

Video of Feadship’s motoryacht Como on the North Sea

13th of April 2014

Other news:

Sales brochure with many interior photos of Bloemsma van Breemen’s BVB44M


Feadship’s De Vries XL yard in Makkum wants to invest in a larger dock and improved jetty if construction

of a bigger lock between IJsselmeer lake and Waddensea area (open to North Sea) will be completed in

2018. Yachts with a beam of up to 25 meters (82 ft) can be built: Omrop Fryslan video


Video interview with Heesen Yachts’ Robert Drontmann at the 2014 Singapore Yacht Show   (Heesen’s

50m / 164 ft project Azuro will apparently be called “Monaco Wolf”)

New 27m (90 ft) sailing yacht order for Claasen Shipyards

11th of April 2014

0922 Aquarell

Third Hoek designed Truly Classic 90 to be built by Claasen, this one for an American owner.

Aluminium hull, mast and boom made from carbon. Launch: early 2016           Claasen Shipyards

Other news:

Update on Heesen’s 55m (180 ft) project YN 17255

Lynx Yachts have launched their second boat: support vessel YXT One

Feadship’s 46m (151 ft) motoryacht Como left Holland for Gibraltar yesterday

Amels’ 55m (180 ft) hull number 466 is named “Serenity J”

Amels’ megayacht Astra (#465) will be christened tomorrow in Vlissingen

Heesen’s 51m (167 ft) megayacht project Paloma (YN 16551) is named “My Sky”

New 44 m (144 ft) yacht casco for Feadship De Vries XL Makkum

3rd of April 2014

Casco Feadship De Vries Feadship De Vries casco

Photos taken today near Leimuiden by MrExumas. Apparently steel hull and alu superstructure.

Edit 04/04/2014: Yacht measures 44 meters (144 ft), passed De Vries Aalsmeer yard on her way to

Feadship De Vries XL in Makkum, hence apparently the pontoon instead of towing the casco.

(Build number BN 690)

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