Nautical Lawyers - Legal support in stormy times
The watersports sector has a unique culture with a wide range of technical and business aspects. The lawyers from Van Emstede & Slager Nautical Lawyers are well aware of these facts. Founder Ivo van Emstede has been dedicated to promoting the interests of watersports companies since 1987.
Worldwide register for professional maritime practitioners
The European Maritime Certification Institute (EMCI Register) certifies maritime arbitrators, brokers (for commercial vessels and yachts) and mediators, yacht surveyors and harbourmasters.
Custom built luxury yachts made in Holland
HISWA Orange Yachting Group is a HISWA Holland Marine Industry export initiative which represents Dutch yacht builders and suppliers under the slogan: Yachts Holland… Beyond Sailing.
Tips from the yacht attorney
What happens if the yard building your expensive yacht goes bust? Or the boat you’ve just bought turns out to have hidden defects or be different from the prototype. It may be time to call in an attorney who specialises in boats. We talked to Frits Hommersom, a colourful lawyer, mediator and columnist.
Specialists in yacht insurance
Founded in 1946, Kuiper Yacht Insurances is an all-round insurance office at home in all
markets, while also specialising in several specific fields. More than sixty employees represent
the interests of a large number of private and corporate customers. The firm is based in the
beautiful, historic Tuymelaarshuis (built in 1750) in Heerenveen. Today, Kuiper is the largest
agent for yacht insurance in the Netherlands, covering not only boats but also yards and related
companies – the company’s portfolio includes several Dutch yachtbuilders, for instance. Kuiper
Yacht Insurances is a fully autonomous and independent insurance agent.
Full speed ahead
Nicolaas Witsen in Alkmaar is an all-round nautical centre with an exceptionally rich history. It has been building new vessels and repairing existing ones since its founding as a boatbuilding yard in 1853.
Honest business and an eye for quality
The NJI branch association represents companies in the Dutch yachtbuilding industry. It has close to 200 member companies that are active in yacht design, hull construction, building/outfitting complete yachts, repair & refit and marine supplies. NJI membership offers yachtbuilders and watersport enthusiasts alike a guarantee of the crucial aspects of quality and craftsmanship. The NJI members’ products and services are presented on the website www.jachtbouw.nl, ‘jachtbouw’ being the Dutch word for yacht building.
Elegant yachts by passionate sailors
Passion for sailing is central to the designs of Olivier van Meer Design (OVM). The yachts created on the boards of this office are characterised by classic and elegant lines. Practical in use and built for people who enjoy long passages at sea, OVM’s clients are true bluewater sailors.
Carefree enjoyment on the water
The modern Ottenhome Heeg marina is situated ten nautical miles from the IJsselmeer lake. A multifunctional provider of carefree enjoyment on the water, Ottenhome Heeg operates as both a yard and a dealer to deliver affordable new builds and act as a mediator in the sale of pre-owned yachts. With a fleet of over 300 boats, Ottenhome Heeg is also one of the largest and most well-known boat charter companies in the Netherlands.
13,000 boats for sale in the Netherlands
YachtFocus.com is the leading Dutch website for selling yachts. The majority of renowned shipyards, importers, dealers and yacht brokers in the Netherlands use the portal to advertise their complete offer, and it is the largest Dutch boating site. YachtFocus.com offers boats in all sizes, up to superyachts. The site runs equally well on smartphones, tablets and PC’s.
Elegance, grace and performance
The Werner Yacht Design studio has been dedicated to exclusive motoryacht design for the past 20 years. The firm is renowned for its uncompromising focus on combining beauty and performance, all based on a strong conviction that yachts should both look and handle like a dream.
Yachting Brokerage, Yachting Services
Launches and Tenders, Sailing Yachts, Yachting Services