Alice Huisman Formally Departs Royal Huisman

For the first time in its 133-year history, Royal Huisman no longer has a Huisman family member involved in operations. Following nearly four decades at the shipyard, Alice Huisman (pictured) has ceded all responsibilities to the majority shareholder, Royal Doeksen. Royal Doeksen now owns all shares as well. For the past two years, Alice Huisman Continue reading


HMY Superyachts Aligns With Ward Setzer

American megayacht buyers have another alliance at their disposal. Setzer Yacht Architects and the HMY Superyachts division of HMY Yacht Sales are leveraging their respective experience to support owners “from sketch to sea,” as Ward Setzer puts it. HMY has long had extensive brokerage listings. But, it also represents new-build clients. Some of its brokerage Continue reading


SeaKeepers Honors Yacht Owner Alexander Dreyfoos

Hurricane Matthew may have forced the International SeaKeepers Society to postpone its annual Bal de la Mer from October to this month. But, last weekend SeaKeepers supporters, all passionate about protecting the oceans, turned out to honor Alexander Dreyfoos. Dreyfoos (middle) received the annual SeaKeeper Award for his decades of devotion to the undersea environment. Continue reading