Four Dykstra Designed yachts at Royal Huisman Amsterdam area

It is quite a special view at the Royal Huisman yard in Amsterdam area.

Four Dykstra Naval Architects designed yachts are moored at the yard. 81 meter "Sea Eagle 2" is still there waiting to have Sail Trials and be delivered to her owner. 92 meter "Athena" is right behind her. On the other side 56 meter "Aquarius" and 42 meter J Class "Hanuman".

In total 271 meter of Dykstra Designed yachts!

Photo by Tom van Oossanen for Port of Amsterdam

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As an official Friend of the St Barths Bucket Regatta, Dykstra Naval Architects is excited to see that 5 Dykstra designed yachts will be competing in this year's Bucket Regatta: Action, Adela, Aquarius, Meteor and JK7 Velsheda.

This year's regatta will be from 19 - 22 March 2020. www.bucketregatta.com for more information and results.


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Sea Eagle II Launched

81 meter 3-mast panamax schooner "Sea Eagle II" was launched in Amsterdam, the home town of Dykstra Naval Architects.

"Sea Eagle II" was built by Royal Huisman, Naval Architecture by Dykstra Naval Architects, Exterior styling by Dykstra Naval Architects and Mark Whiteley Design, Interior design by Mark Whiteley Design.

Dykstra Naval Architects was delighted to be commissioned by an Asian client to design a truly breathtaking contemporary three-masted schooner. The client's dream has an impressive overall length of 81m / 266ft and a plumb bow, making her not only powerful and recognizable all over the world, she is also the largest yacht yet to be built at the Royal Huisman shipyard in Vollenhove and ranked in the top 10 of the world's largest sailing yachts: by any measure a superyacht destined for greatness.

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81m schooner leaving the Royal Huisman Shed


Project 400 is leaving the Royal Huisman shed in Vollenhove. Dykstra Naval Architects is proud to be part of the design team of this impressive schooner.

With an overall length of 81m / 266ft and a sturdy plumb bow, making her not only powerful but recognizable all over the world, Project 400 is the largest yacht built by Royal Huisman to date (both hull length and volume). She will be ranked in the top 10 of the world's largest sailing yachts. Upon her delivery this contemporary schooner will be the world's largest aluminium sailing yacht.


Naval Architecture: Dykstra Naval Architects
Exterior Styling: Dykstra Naval Architects and Mark Whiteley Design
Interior Design: Mark Whiteley Design
Builder: Royal Huisman

Photo by Gertjan Peelen of Hebo Maritiemservice

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Aquarius Wins Two Awards

Aquarius, Winner of the International Superyacht Society Awards for Best Sail 40m+ and Best Interior!
All of this thanks to Team efforts:
Royal Huisman, Mark Whiteley Design, Dykstra Naval Architects, Godfrey Cray, Doyle Sails, Rondal, Crew Aquarius and many others.

Cruising and racing, Aquarius is designed and built for both. Stunning lines, comfortable exterior and interior for ultimate relaxing and performance sailing.


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