icon_arrow_down icon_arrow_left icon_arrow_left_large icon_arrow_right icon_arrow_right_large icon_arrow_up icon_bullet_arrow icon_call icon_close icon_facebook icon_googleplus icon_grid_off icon_instagram icon_login icon_mail icon_menu icon_message icon_minus icon_pinterest icon_plus icon_quote_end icon_quote_start icon_refresh icon_search icon_tick_on icon_twitter icon_video_play icon_youtube

Sign up to our mailing list for the latest Boat International & Events news.

SIGN UP

Missing your newsletter?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came in to effect on the 25th May might mean that you’ve stopped receiving emails from us. To make sure you don’t miss out on any more emails from Boat International update your email preferences now.

UPDATE NOW
No, thanks

Royal Huisman to hire Holland Jachtbouw yard

Dutch sailing yacht specialist Royal Huisman has announced that it plans to hire the Holland Jachtbouw facility in Amsterdam.

The news comes after the owner of Holland Jachtbouw informed staff on January 20 that the yard would no longer be continuing business following the sudden death of founder Chris Gongriep in December.

Royal Huisman will be hiring all three halls at the 12,000 square metre facility for refit and construction of yachts up to 60 metres. The yard adds that it is also considering commissioning yachts at the site, which features access to 120 metres of waterfront.

Roemer Boogaard, managing director of Royal Huisman, said: “We regret to see a yard like Holland Jachtbouw eventually cease to exist, but we hope we are able to keep the Netherlands firmly on the map for superyacht owners, keeping in mind our plans for diversification in the motor and sailing yacht sector.”

The expansion increases the number of Royal Huisman sites to three, with the yard recently announcing an exclusive contract to use the 300,000 square metre Emden Dockyard in Germany for its superyacht refit arm Huisfit.

Superyacht projects currently under development at the Vollenhove-based firm include the 81 metre Project 400, which will become the Royal Huisman flagship when launched in 2020.

Developed in collaboration with Dykstra Naval Architects and Mark Whiteley Design, Project 400 will rank among the world’s largest sailing yachts.

Upgrade your account
Your account at BOAT International doesn't include a BOAT Pro subscription. Please subscribe to BOAT Pro in order to unlock this content.
Subscribe More about BOAT Pro