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With a well-known culture of perfectionism Royal Huisman pride themselves on building, or refitting, modern or classic custom sail or, motor yachts. Often coined as “Dutch Masterpieces” their reputation for distinctive design, exquisite build and uncompromising standards certainly precedes them.

Shipbuilding since 1884, it was in their 100th year they were awarded a royal charter by Queen Beatrix of Holland and took on the name Royal Huisman. Traditionally wooden boat builders, Wolter, Jan Huisman’s son began working with aluminium hulls in the 1960’s. Development of aluminium masts in the 1970s created an opportunity for Huisman to build for the performance yacht and racing markets. With significant success in what was the 'Whitbread Round the World Race' (now the Volvo Ocean Race) amongst others; Royal Huisman yachts are renowned for their pedigree.