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

Megayacht News Leadership Series: Alice Huisman, Royal Huisman

The Royal Huisman yacht-building business in Vollenhove, Holland spans five generations, established in 1884. Alice Huisman has been at the helm since 2004, taking over after the passing of her father Wolter and having spent 24 years herself at the yard. Since that time, about three dozen megayachts have been built at Royal Huisman, and Continue reading

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes at Rondal

Rondal is well-known for its spars and rigging, hatches, winches, and more. Its products adorn both sailing yachts and motoryachts worldwide, built by shipyards equally as far flung. While Rondal got its start in 1975 working with aluminum (hence the “al” part of its name), these days carbon fiber is increasingly in demand. Even with Continue reading