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.

5 april, 2013

Bougainville nears her big day

We are coming close to completing the modern 72 ft racer/cruiser Bougainville, which incorporates the very latest technologies and most advanced yacht building methods.

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18 maart, 2013

Lionheart to race at the St. Barths Bucket Regatta 2013

J Class yacht S/Y Lionheart, built by Claasen Shipyards, will be one of the five J Class Yachts to Race at the St Barths Bucket Regatta 2013.

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3 januari, 2013

Aluminium hull of the Dykstra 60FT Pilot Cutter turned

The aluminium hull of the Dykstra 60FT Pilot Cutter was turned at the end of November 2012 for the next stage of her construction at the Bloemsma Aluminiumbouw yard in Makkum, a part of Claasen Shipyards.

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27 december, 2012

Major Refit for 1948 Classic Alert

Claasen Shipyards is an experienced yard with a well-filled order portfolio. One of its current projects is the refit of the classic sailyacht Alert, which was first launched in 1948.

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1 juli, 2012

Two historic trophies donated to the J-Class

Claasen Shipyards has donated two historic trophies to the J-Class association for presentation to the winners of J-Class Regattas. The annual series for these trophies will be based on regattas agreed by the J-Class association each year. This year it has been based on the overall scores from the Solent Regatta (won by Velsheda) and the Hundred Guinea Cup race in July 2012 (won by Lionheart).

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1 juni, 2012

Claasen Shipyards joins Holland Yacht Experiences Joint Venture

Cooperation is the key word in the new economic climate and also the backbone of the Holland Yacht Experience concept.

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1 maart, 2012

Firefly – 2012 World Superyacht Award Finalist

Claasen Shipyards is very proud to announce that Firefly is a finalist in the 2012 World Superyacht awards from a overwhelming number of nominations.

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25 oktober, 2011

Lionheart – Showboats Design Awards 2011 Winner

On October 25 at the exclusive Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, the winners of the 2011 ShowBoats Design Awards were announced to a VIP audience of superyachts owners and the industry’s leading creative talents. 'Lionheart' was among the winners.

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17 oktober, 2011

F-Class expands with a second yacht

Construction underway on second F-class yacht – the first challenger of the Firefly. A new order for the second F-class superyacht has been placed. Construction of the hull of this 115-foot Race Classic has started at the Bloemsma Aluminiumbouw yard in Makkum and the yacht will be finished by Claasen Shipyards.

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