Royal Huisman News Archive

  • Malcolm McKeon Unveils World's Largest Sloop at 85m September 24 2020

    Malcolm McKeon Unveils World's Largest Sloop at 85m

    Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design and Royal Huisman have unveiled the
    fruits of an exciting collaboration between two industry greats.
    The new APEX 850 concept is both the world’s largest sloop-rigged..

  • Update on Secretive 60m Royal Huisman Project 404 September 07 2020

    Update on Secretive 60m Royal Huisman Project 404

    The latest exciting superyacht under construction at Royal
    Huisman’s Vollenhove shipyard, 59.7m Project 404, is taking shape
    with the Owners in attendance for the turning of her hull. The..

  • 81m Royal Huisman Sea Eagle II on Maiden Voyage July 15 2020

    81m Royal Huisman Sea Eagle II on Maiden Voyage

    The recently delivered 81m superyacht project Sea Eagle II is on
    her way to the Mediterranean for her first cruising season.

  • Royal Huisman Flagship 81m Sea Eagle II Takes Flight June 17 2020

    Royal Huisman Flagship 81m Sea Eagle II Takes Flight

    Royal Huisman’s 81m sailing yacht Sea Eagle II has completed her
    sea trials and is set for delivery to her owner, prompting the
    Dutch shipyard to declare her ‘airborne’. Sea Eagle II now..

  • Royal Huisman Begins Construction of 46m Project 405 June 04 2020

    Royal Huisman Begins Construction of 46m Project 405

    Royal Huisman is to build a new 46m high-performance cruiser
    sloop. The Nauta Reichel Pugh 151 superyacht has been described
    as a ‘versatile sailing yacht’ and will be used both for cruising..

  • PHI Support Vessel: Alia Yachts’ 36m Hull Turned April 21 2020

    PHI Support Vessel: Alia Yachts’ 36m Hull Turned

    Turkish-based Alia Yachts has issued a construction update on its
    36m shadow vessel, due for delivery next year. The yard has
    turned the hull of its latest aluminium build, which, once..

  • Top 100: Largest 2020 Launches So Far March 12 2020

    Top 100: Largest 2020 Launches So Far

    2020 is on course to be another memorable year for
    ground-breaking superyacht launches. Already, the industry has
    welcomed stunning new projects onto the waters, with renowned..

  • Project PHI: A Dream Coming to Life January 22 2020

    Project PHI: A Dream Coming to Life

    Dutch shipyard, Royal Huisman, has revealed new details of
    Project PHI. The radical fast displacement motor yacht of over
    55-metres now enters new phases of construction with its 180ft+..

  • Royal Huisman 81m Sea Eagle II Marks Flying Start to 2020 January 09 2020

    Royal Huisman 81m Sea Eagle II Marks Flying Start to 2020

    Dutch superyacht builder Royal Huisman has got the new year off
    to a flying start with 81m Project 400, or Sea Eagle II, leaving
    the Vollenhove shipyard. The attached video, taken by Tom Van..

  • Sangi: The ‘Smartest’ Concept at MYS September 19 2019

    Sangi: The ‘Smartest’ Concept at MYS

    55m Sangi is a sub-500GT motoryacht designed for owners who think
    outside the box. She is innovative, efficient and highly
    adaptable, with an easily driven hull, economic range and low..

  • 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.