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After being forced to cancel in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Cannes Yachting Festival is back with a bang as it makes its triumphant return to the yachting events calendar. This year a remarkable 560 new boats will be making an appearance on the docks at Cannes, 150 of which will be making their world premiere. We take a look at three of the 24m+ yachts debuting in Cannes this September.
Driving to raise the bar for interiors, Van der Valk shipyard has delivered its fifth Raised Pilothouse motor yacht, Helga. The 27m motor yacht was designed in conjunction with Van der Valk’s long term collaborator, Guido de Goot Studio. In an interview published by Van der Valk Shipyard, designer Guido de Groot gave exclusive insight into the eye-catching superyacht which has already garnered interest due to her striking pastel-blue hull.
There are a number of advantages to semi-custom yacht build. While clients building a semi-custom yacht can enjoy fast delivery times and flexible customisation options, yacht builders can reap the cost-effective rewards of a proven platform. We caught up with Yoeri Bijker and Bram Kooltjes of Van der Valk Shipyard to learn more about the benefits of building semi-custom for both client and yard. What we found instead was a very custom philosophy, using model ranges as a means of stirring the market and igniting discussion, as well as an important distinction within the semi-custom sector itself…
The construction of 34m superyacht Lady of Leisure is progressing well at the Van der Valk shipyard ahead of her September delivery date.
Taking her name from the Old Norse word for ‘blessed’, 26m motor yacht Helga has hit the water at Van der Valk’s shipyard in Waalwijk. She features a stylish exterior design by Guido de Groot, and highly customised features to reflect her Owners' characters and tastes.
Van der Valk, a bespoke yacht builder in The Netherlands, has signed a new contract for a third vessel in the line of 28-metre explorer yachts. Going further to prove the establishing trend of modern adventurers heading further afield, we take a look at the key design elements behind the range.
The 27-metre motor yacht Anemeli is the latest delivery announcement from The Netherlands, a fast displacement motor yacht with a clear vision of an experienced owner with 30 years on the ocean behind him.
Dutch shipyard Van der Valk is this year celebrating its golden jubilee, marking 50 years of yacht building with a new facility and seven launches scheduled over 2017.
Van der Valk has been commissioned to build a new 26-metre Continental Three semi-custom motor yacht, the Dutch shipyard has confirmed.
Van der Valk Shipyard in the Netherlands has announced the successful launch of the 36.80 Santa Maria T, part of its Continental Four range. The largest trawler yacht built by Van der Valk to date, she represents the first of a new generation of designs created in partnership with Guido de Groot.