Sea Shepherd’s Global headquarters & store opened by Rutger Hauer in Amsterdam

27th of November 2014

Rutger Hauer Sea Shepherd AmsterdamRutger Hauer zeilboot bw

Last month Dutch actor and avid sailor Rutger Hauer opened Sea Shepherd’s new headquarters and store in Amsterdam.

The store is located very close to Museum quarter. Rutger Hauer has been a long time supporter of Sea Shepherd, an

organisation which actively tries to stop the relentless and greed driven slaughter of whales, sharks, dolphins and sea turtles.

Sea Shepherd Ocean conservation

Royal Huisman’s 1986 built 26m (85 ft) sailing yacht Ebb Tide in Antwerp

23rd of November 2014

Royal Huisman Ebb Tide Antwerpen 35pc Jachthaven Antwerpen Huisman Edd Tide yacht 35pc

Exterior of this aluminium modern classic was designed by Sparkman & Stephens, interior by Pieter Beeldsnijder

Nineteen photos of Royal Huisman’s 48m (156 ft) classic sloop Wisp: Charterworld

IMAX theatre on board Ken Freivokh designed 152.5m (500 ft) yacht

17th of November 2014

Ken Freivokh Design

Oceanco – Vitruvius Design 105m (344 ft) “PYC PURE” motoryacht project

13th of November 2014

Oceanco Vitruvius 105m bw

According to Vitruvius’ website the project will start in 2014. Naval architecture by Philippe Briand. Y717?

Russian oligarch Vagit Alekperov is the owner of Heesen Yachts

13th of November 2014

Heesen werf en Crazy Me BW 45pc

According to Dutch business magazine Quote Lukoil CEO Vagit Alekperov bought the Heesen yard in 2008 from owner

Frans Heesen for a reported 100 million euros. Most of Heesen’s customers are also from Russia. Nearly all company

owned yards release either no information about who owns the yard, or are deliberately vague about what percentage of

the shares are held by the majority shareholder.

Video of Deepwateryachts’ aluminium Korvet 14 motoryacht

10th of November 2014

Deepwateryachts

Motor boat & Yachting test: Privateer 49 Flybridge motoryacht

8th of November 2014

Privateer Yachts

Other news:

Dutch business monthly Quote reports that ICON Yachts’ owner Alexander Mazanov has sold a part of his shares to

ICON’s CEO and CFO. As usual, how much of ICON Yachts is now owned by the top management was kept a secret.

Mazanov apparently remains majority shareholder.

Video of Feadship’s ROCK.IT on sea trails: Youtube

Video test of North Line’s 42 motoryacht by Motor Boat & Yachting Magazine

8th of November 2014

North Line Yachts



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