SY Perseverance Winner of Best Sailing Yacht under 40 mtr Award and Sailing Yacht of the Year Award at the World Superyacht Awards in London, hosted by Boat International.

The title of Sailing Yacht of the Year is awarded to the yacht that is considered by the judges to be the most notable of the class winners in this year's sailing yacht categories.

The 39,6 mtr Custom plumb bow sloop is designed by Dykstra Naval Architects, with an interior by deVosdeVries design, and built by Baltic Yachts.

More information about SY Perseverance www.dykstra-na.nl/designs/117-ft-perseverance

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Unveiling of 65 metre project "Aquarius II"

It is a great compliment when owners value the experience of their yacht so highly that the only material change they want is to build a larger version, with exactly the same team. Yet that is the story behind the decision of the experienced husband and wife owners of the 56-meter world cruising ketch "Aquarius" to create a stunning new 65m / 212ft 'big sister', "Aquarius II" . The team comprises owners' project manager Godfrey Cray, Dykstra Naval Architects, interior designer Mark Whiteley Design and superyacht builder Royal Huisman.

The owners' brief retains a strong emphasis on performance. "Aquarius II" will feature a state-of-the-art carbon rig and integrated sail handling from Rondal, structured luff sails, and a retractable keel for optimal stability under racing conditions. "Aquarius" was first in class at her St. Barths Regatta debut in 2019 and will be showing her pace once again this March. Hence the comment "After all, I want to keep winning Bucket races!" from her owner.


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SY Perseverance finalist in Design and Innovation Awards 2022

We are proud to share that SY Perseverance is a finalist for the upcoming Design and Innovation Awards 2022 by Boat International. The 35.8 m sailing yacht Perseverance will be competing in the categories:

• Best Naval Architecture Sailing Yachts
• Outstanding Exterior Styling Sailing Yachts
• Best Interior Design Sailing Yachts
• Eco Award

Naval Architecture and Exterior Styling: Dykstra Naval Architects
Interior Design: deVosdeVries design
Builder: Baltic Yachts


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NEW 26 M World Cruising Ketch project

This 26 meter World Cruising Ketch is a new project underway, together with Rhoades Young Design and Owner's representatives MCM (Marine Construction Management Newport). The project team is developing an extremely capable 26 meter blue water cruising ketch for a very experienced couple who wish to venture to the far corners of the Planet.

Particular attention is being paid towards shorthanded and centralized sailing systems which will allow the owners to perform most sailing functions from the safety and comfort of the cockpit.

The Interior by Rhoades Young Design is to provide classic elegance and comfort for extended cruises both when at sea and anchored in secluded harbors.


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Newsletter Autumn 2021

UPDATE FROM DYKSTRA NAVAL ARCHITECTS Download your copy of the Newsletter HERE

Autumn 2021 edition featuring:
Design Award for Sea Eagle II - NEW 65-meter Performance Ketch - Recently launched Perseverance sailing - Hetairos up North - Dynarig Lotus - Velsheda wins in Porto Cervo - MY Bestevaer - Aquarius exploring the Med - Rainbow II Sloop under construction - SY Black Pearl - Clipper Stad Amsterdam in her home town.

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