What makes the Dutch superyacht industry unique?
The Dutch are innovative and have a huge variety of yacht builders that are all within 200km of each other, so it’s such a concentrated level of expertise, experience and craftsmanship in such a small radius.
What does the superyacht industry mean to the Netherlands?
It is a large part of their Heritage and dates back to the 16th century . Its a part of the Dutch economy, with the main companies being family owned for generations.
What has happened in the industry in the last 5 years?
The market recovered from the financial crisis, 2014 being the first year to reach numbers as high as pre 2007.
What are some of the current trends in superyacht building?
The increase in the use of composites materials. They are lightweight, have incredibly strength and have been integrated into the dutch market to.