Royal Huisman News Archive

  • Top 100 Concept Unveiled: 88m Project Lotus July 23 2019

    Top 100 Concept Unveiled: 88m Project Lotus

    Royal Huisman has unveiled their latest project, Project Lotus,
    an 88-metre Dyna-Rig penned by ThirtyC design studio. Project
    Lotus would become the largest Royal Huisman yacht by length..

  • Editor’s Note: A Milestone Week for European Yards May 23 2019

    Editor’s Note: A Milestone Week for European Yards

    It’s been a busy week for the shipyards of Europe, with yacht
    builders across the continent announcing sales, success and
    growth across the board. There’s no doubt that the season is..

  • Port of Amsterdam Welcomes Royal Huisman May 20 2019

    Port of Amsterdam Welcomes Royal Huisman

    Port of Amsterdam, has become home to yet another world class
    yacht manufacturer, this time with a Royal Warrant. Royal Huisman
    has arrived on the docks and will be operating from the former..

  • Charity Success for St Barths Bucket Regatta May 14 2019

    Charity Success for St Barths Bucket Regatta

    In 2015, a representative of Royal Huisman, the late Michael
    Koppstein, made a phone call that would eventually raise
    thousands of euros worth of funds for the St Barths Yacht Club..

  • Editor's Note: 2019 Activity Commences January 10 2019

    Editor's Note: 2019 Activity Commences

    January is well and truly in full swing and with 2018 almost a
    distant memory, this week has been ‘news as usual’ in the
    Superyachts.com editorial office.

  • Royal Huisman Begins Construction of Project 404 January 09 2019

    Royal Huisman Begins Construction of Project 404

    Royal Huisman have announced plans to build a 59.7m world
    performance cruising sloop: Project 404. Following in the
    footsteps of famed builds from the yard such as 58m Ngoni and 56m..

  • Most Impressive Refits of 2018 December 17 2018

    Most Impressive Refits of 2018

    This Christmas we take a look back on some of the most impressive
    refits of the past year. From an incredible decade-long refit
    reaching completion to some of the most drastic interior changes..

  • Owner’s Perspective: Pure Bliss Onboard Aquarius October 31 2018

    Owner’s Perspective: Pure Bliss Onboard Aquarius

    The 56-metre sailing yacht Aquarius was delivered in January 2018
    by Royal Huisman and has since completed several trips, including
    winter cruising in the Caribbean and a summer in the..

  • Huisfit Anticipates Booming Refit Season October 29 2018

    Huisfit Anticipates Booming Refit Season

    Huisfit, the department dedicated to refit, repair and renewal at
    Royal Huisman, is set for a busy winter season this year, with a
    total of seven refit projects being undertaken at the Dutch yard.

  • A Word from the Captain on Aquarius October 22 2018

    A Word from the Captain on Aquarius

    Fifty-six metre sailing yacht Aquarius was delivered in January
    of 2018 and has since completed several trips, including winter
    cruising in the Caribbean and a summer in the Mediterranean. Her..

  • Interior Insight: New England Charm on Aquarius October 15 2018

    Interior Insight: New England Charm on Aquarius

    With naval architecture by Dykstra Naval Architects, 56m ketch
    Aquarius is a dream of elegance with her classic profile from
    Royal Huisman and Rondal. This clean and classic look is..

  • Editor’s Note: Changing of the Guard September 13 2018

    Editor’s Note: Changing of the Guard

    To be a successful leader takes a combination of skills that
    include, but aren’t limited to, the ability to listen and speak
    in equal measure, grow with the business and market you serve, be..

  • Yacht of the Week: S/Y Athena September 03 2018

    Yacht of the Week: S/Y Athena

    S/Y Athena, a 2004 Royal Huisman sailing yacht, is our yacht of
    the week for her beautifully classic design from Pieter
    Beeldsnijder and Dykstra Naval Architects. To this day, Athena is..

  • Mega Schooners Return to Holland for Refit August 07 2018

    Mega Schooners Return to Holland for Refit

    Royal Huisman has announced it will be working on two of the
    world’s largest sailing yachts this summer. Sailing yachts Eos
    and Athena will return to the Dutch shipyard’s refit division,..

  • Royal Huisman Announces New CEO June 05 2018

    Royal Huisman Announces New CEO

    Royal Huisman, the Dutch shipyard behind superyachts such as
    sailing yacht Athena, Ethereal and Twizzle, has appointed Jan
    Timmerman as its new CEO.

  • Royal Huisman Reveal Details of New Build Project Phi May 21 2018

    Royal Huisman Reveal Details of New Build Project Phi

    Dutch shipyard, Royal Huisman, has revealed new details of
    Project Phi; a radical fast displacement motor yacht of over
    55-metres which now enters the shipyard to commence construction...

  • Royal Huisman's Largest Yacht 'Project 400' Emerges March 28 2018

    Royal Huisman's Largest Yacht 'Project 400' Emerges

    Experts in life under sail, the Royal Huisman shipyard has
    presented the world with yet another landmark project after
    turning the hull of the 81-metre three-masted schooner which..

  • Sailing Yacht Ngoni: An Innovative Weapon on Water January 02 2018

    Sailing Yacht Ngoni: An Innovative Weapon on Water

    The owner's brief; “Build me a beast. Don’t build me a sheep in
    wolf’s clothing. This has to be an edgy and innovative weapon;
    fast and furious.” The answer? A Dubois Naval Architect exterior,..

  • Classic Ketch Aquarius Leaves the Royal Huisman Yard November 07 2017

    Classic Ketch Aquarius Leaves the Royal Huisman Yard

    Measuring 56-metres, the classically styled sailing yacht
    Aquarius left the Royal Huisman shipyard this week; bringing a
    reflection of modern-classic style to the ocean for upcoming sea..

  • A Vagrant Returns: Huisfit to Rebuild a Legend July 25 2017

    A Vagrant Returns: Huisfit to Rebuild a Legend

    The legend of Vagrant covers more than 100 years, with an
    auspicious racing reputation and a elegant style built for a
    bygone era. Now, Royal Huisman’s dedicated refit team at Huisfit..

  • Lethantia Set to Explore the World with New Owner April 25 2017

    Lethantia Set to Explore the World with New Owner

    Dahm International has sold the classically styled sailing yacht
    Lethantia, a 44-metre (144’2”ft) Gaff Rig Schooner designed and
    built by Royal Huisman in 1994.

  • A Beast Emerges: Sailing Yacht Ngoni Leaves the Shed March 30 2017

    A Beast Emerges: Sailing Yacht Ngoni Leaves the Shed

    When Royal Huisman announced the construction of 58-metre
    (190'3''ft) sailing yacht, 'The Beast' it was unsurprising that
    many began following its journey from plan to project with..

  • Royal Huisman Unveil Expansion Plans for Amsterdam January 20 2017

    Royal Huisman Unveil Expansion Plans for Amsterdam

    Royal Huisman has today announced its intention to expand into
    Amsterdam by using the Holland Jachtbouw shipyard following the
    passing of founder Chris Gongriep.

  • Royal Huisman Expands Refit Facilities into Germany November 30 2016

    Royal Huisman Expands Refit Facilities into Germany

    Royal Huisman has expanded the facilities of their dedicated
    refit department Huisfit, securing exclusive deep water
    facilities at Emden Dockyard just over the Dutch border in..

  • Royal Huisman Unveil the DART65 Motor Yacht September 22 2016

    Royal Huisman Unveil the DART65 Motor Yacht

    The finest conceptual talents of Winch Design, renowned Azure
    Naval Architects and superyacht builder Royal Huisman have joined
    forces to create the stunning DART motor yacht range.