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Quality Boats Holland Guide - Online version

Buy a boat in Holland!

Thousands of yachting enthusiasts choose to build or buy a yacht in Holland every year, and they have very good reasons for doing so. The Dutch are renowned for offering outstanding design, superb technical quality and excellent service. The yachts themselves are of a premium build quality and exceptionally easy to maintain. All this and more is available at very competitive prices, ensuring the satisfaction of owners every step of the way.


The yachting sector is one of the main industries of the Dutch economy. Holland’s 16 million inhabitants own over 550,000 boats and yachts of all sizes, backed up by thriving watersport businesses. The 600 Dutch shipyards and yacht dealers and 200 yacht brokerage houses employ over 30,000 highly skilled and experienced staff.

Largest superyacht builders

Despite Holland’s small size geographically, Dutch yacht builders hold the number one position on the world list of superyacht manufacturers in terms of value and the number two position in build figures. When it comes to the quality of the product, Holland is the undisputed leader in superyachts. Be assured that you will find the same quality in smaller sized boats and yachts. Buyers from around the world benefit from the unrivalled degree of professionalism and centuries of experience in the construction and trading of boats.


The Quality Boats Holland Guide 2019 is the #1 international source of information from Holland for new builds in any size. In this guide about the Dutch boating industry you will find the following selected categories, listed in alphabetical order of brand name:
1. Tenders in any price range;
2. Sailing boats and yachts ranging from daysailers to blue water cruisers for world circumnavigation;
3. Cabin motoryachts, either from steel, aluminium or glass reinforced polyester (GRP) in any size between 8 and 20 meters. Boats for all cruising areas are listed, varying from shallow inland waterways to the high seas.
4. Bigger boats and superyachts.holland-yacht

Additionally, we list the best internationally operating yacht brokers, suppliers of boating hardware and services like refits and transportation. All the yards, brokers and other companies in this guide are Dutch owned or managed; you can be sure of whom you are dealing with. These selected professionals have broad experience in international boat sales and conduct business with international buyers on a daily basis. The publishers of the Quality Boats Holland Guide 2019 wholeheartedly recommend all the companies in this book. You are in good hands!