Claasen Shipyards


The Claasen success story has also been driven by the ability to offer a truly customized approach to boat building. This is hugely appreciated by the growing number of proud Claasen owners, each of whom has been able to incorporate their own tastes and preferences into their custom yachts.

Lionheart, Falmouth Regatta, J Class Lionheart, Falmouth Regatta, J Class
2 juli, 2015

Lionheart wins J Class Falmouth Regatta

Big congratulations are due to the owner and crew of the Claasen-built Lionheart who have won the first major J-class race of 2015!

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Interior Design Perseverance, Interior Design Louise Interior Design Perseverance, Interior Design Louise
15 mei, 2015

Inside stories

Claasen yachts always make people stop and stare at their beautiful lines, powerful rigs and fine exterior features. Far fewer folk ever get to see their interiors, however, which is of course how it should be as these are the exclusive domains of the owners and their friends and family.

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15 mei, 2015

Atalante sees the light of day

Doesn’t she look stunning? These are the first pictures of the new Truly Classic 127 Atalante, which left our construction hall last week. As this awesome yacht came into view, the glamorous lines of the design by Hoek Naval Architects were clear for all to see.

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SY Lionheart SY Lionheart
15 mei, 2015

Lionheart ready for summer of races

Having enjoyed some spectacular successes last year, all eyes will be on Lionheart as she enters the Falmouth J-class Regatta on 23-27 June and the Royal Yacht Squadron's International Bicentenary Regatta in Cowes on 25-31 July.

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15 mei, 2015

Sponsoring the Superyacht Cup

We are delighted to share with you that Claasen will be the ‘Industry Partner’ for this year’s Superyacht Cup event. From 17 to 20 June, the beautiful Bay of Palma will play host to some of the world’s finest sailing yachts as they gather to compete against each other in four days of exciting races.

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5 januari, 2015

Claasen Yachts participates for the first time at the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race!

The Sydney Hobart will be the first opportunity for Louise Racing, sponsored by Glenfiddich, to put the boat through her paces on the racing circuit.

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23 december, 2014

Thirty years and flying high

Everyone at Claasen is entering the New Year with an extra spring in their step as we celebrate thirty years of service to the yachting community. From Truly Classics to super Js, from flat-bottomed racers to the F-class Firefly, our yard’s rise to prominence has been a testimony to the ‘high up wind, down to earth’ approach.

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classic pilotcutter 77 classic pilotcutter 77
24 september, 2014

Construction of new Pilot Classic 77

We recently started construction of a new 77-foot Pilot Classic yacht, based on drawings by Hoek Design. Claasen has built various Truly Classic yachts over the years, including the popular Truly Classic 90.

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15 september, 2014

Double victory for Claasen in Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

A great summer of regattas for the Claasen fleet just got even better with the news that Firefly and Lionheart both triumphed in their respective divisions at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup regatta in Sardinia. Firefly won the Supermaxi trophy after five days of fantastic racing and Lionheart was again crowned queen of the phenomenally competitive J-class fleet.

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