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Soprano Launch

Shipyard Hakvoort as the builder, Diana Yacht Design as the exterior designer and naval architect and Felix Buytendijk Yacht Design as the interior designer teamed up for the eighth time to create another masterpiece. The result is this beauty with classic bold lines with matching interior. Her Moondust colored hull give her personality and a […]

Vanquish VQ54

Two new VQ54s currently being built are based on the successful VQ48, designed by Guido de Groot Design. The VQ54 offer even more options, including its own tender garage. For Studio Delta, responsible for the Naval Architecture of the design, another great VQ project to work on. The VQ54 is powered by surface drives, allowing […]

Ginton 43 meter

Under the management of Yacht-Marine, Ginton Naval Architects has been appointed for the design of a 43 meter displacement motor yacht. The hull will be build in steel and features a pronounced bulbous bow. The walk-around-superstructure will be build in aluminium. Two tenders are placed in the bow, but will be mostly hidden from view, […]

Van Oossanen and Jetten Shipyard develop New Aft Cabin Yacht with Hull Vane

A new yacht concept is being built by Jetten Shipyard, styled by Cor D. Rover, with naval architecture by Van Oossanen. The vessel has a length of 65 ft and features Van Oossanen’s Fast Displacement Hull and a Hull Vane®. The design provides for maximum comfort onboard, large open living spaces, a comfortable VIP cabin […]

Excursion, Tuesday October 18th

On Tuesday, October 18th 2016, the members of the NBJA had a tour at Valk Welding in Alblasserdam and Marquip also located in Alblasserdam. After the tour, Mr Verbaas of Lloyd’s Register gave a lecture about the rules of glazing on yachts. Valk Welding is a company specialized in welding, especially on welding robots. The […]

Excursion Bataviawerf / Annual meeting

On May 24, 2016 the NBJA held an annual meeting at the Batavia Yard in Lelystad. Afterwards there was a tour of the yard. On October 18, 2016 there will  be again an excursion to Valk Welding in Alblasserdam and MarQuip also located in Alblasserdam. After the tour the NBJA will have a meeting for the members.

Van Dorresteijn Design 15 meter Motor Yacht Launched

This week the new build NG1550 Explorer of Next Generation Shipyards was launched. The yard although being rather new, combines a group of very experienced people with survey vessels, pilot boats and the sailing yacht Elocution on their track record. The styling, interior and full naval architecture was carried out by Van Dorresteijn Design. The […]

Ginton Naval Architects 45 meter Motor Yacht launched

In Turkey last weekend Mengi Yay launched their 45 m Motor Yacht Aquarius. She is the largest Motor Yacht in Wood epoxy to be build by Mengi Yay to date. The design was done by Oguzhan Guller from Mengi Yay. The Naval Architecture was carried out by Ginton Naval Architects, a demonstration of a succesful […]

Refit DIANA 418

Just three months after her successful launch expedition yacht Legend left for her maiden trip. With exterior design and naval architecture by DIANA she transformed into an icebreaking passengership with a 1B-Swedish/Finnish classification. She was lengthened in the stern by 3,60 metre, completely restyled by extending the superstructure and rebuilding the mast to make her […]

Launch Just J’s

On Saturday October 31 superyacht Just J’s was ready to be launched in Monnickendam, afterwards she was towed to Oranjewerf in Amsterdam where her mast will be fitted and somefinal work will be done in preparation of the sea trials. She is a 61 metre long motor yacht with steel hull and aluminum superstructure, her […]