Royal Huisman - a Tradition of Sailing Yachts

Royal Huisman Yachts is a Dutch superyacht building company based in The Netherlands, which builds luxury yacht - in particular sailing yachts. In fact Royal Husiman has launched some of the most important sailing yachts of our time, including S/Y Twizzle, Ethereal and Athena.

Royal Huisman was first established way back in 1884 when it was bestowed the Royal Warrant in 1984. The yacht building company is a highly respected, family-owned, custom superyacht builder. The yard is proud of its Dutch maritime heritage and its ability to push the boundaries of new technologies, systems and processes.

It is also proud of its understanding of the harsh marine environment in which these yachting innovations must perform. Within the company there is a strong emphasis on personal relation­ships and ethical behaviour and dedication to perfection.

Royal Huisman is located at the geographical heart of Holland’s concentration of world-leading specialists in maritime industries. This enables the yard to combine the merits of its own exceptional infrastructure and skills base with the latest advances and finest expertise of these specialists.

Royal Huisman builds unique custom yachts, from 30m - 90m / 100 – 300ft, for a very discerning clientele. The fabrication process takes place in a 30,000 m2 purpose-built shipyard where advanced technologies complement the finest traditional Dutch craftsman­ship. The yard’s unique “Intelligent Engineering™” approach offers a flexible array of infrastructure, specialist skills and technologies rarely seen in the marine industry.

Some of the magnificent superyacht Royal Huisman are responsible for include HANUMAN, ETHEREAL, METEOR, ARCADIA, GLISS, ANTARES OF GRAND CAYMAN, ATHENA, MARIA CATTIVA, BORKUMRIFF IV, SASSAFRAS, UNFURLED, FOFTEIN II, HYPERION, WILLIAM TAI, Surama, ANAKENA, BILLY BUD II, JULIET, CYCLOS III, ENDEAVOUR, WHIRLWIND XII, BLUE PAPILLON, PUMULA, or KAMAXITHA.

Below is a list of the Royal Huisman superyachts available for luxury yacht charters as well as their latest news:

Royal Huisman News

Inspired by Marine World: New Dart 65
Royal Huisman has recently unveiled a new addition to its portfolio: inspired by marine world, specifically by the shape of whales and dolphins – new motor yacht Dart 65. Dart concept has developed subtly since its first introduction at the Monaco Yacht Show 2013. Continuos research and development of engineering and style ideas have brought to...
Facilities expand to meet demand in Dutch superyacht market
Feadship - New Amsterdam facility location
25 luxury yacht deliveries are expected from Dutch yacht builders in 2016. In 2015, Dutch shipyards launched 22 superyachts – six more than the year before – and totalling a worth of €1.18 billion. On top of the 22 launches in 2015, members of the HISWA Holland Yachting Group also received 24 new superyacht orders,...
Sailing Yacht Feature: 43M SEA EAGLE by Royal Huisman and Frers
Royal Huisman S/Y Sea Eagle
© Carlo Baroncini Photography
At 43 metres, SEA EAGLE is a striking and head-turning luxury performance sailing yacht, immaculately constructed by Royal Huisman to designs by German Frers and Rhoades Young.
Charter Sailing Yacht HYPERION for St Barth Bucket in the Caribbean
HYPERION available for St Barths Bucket Regatta in the Caribbean
Luxury sailing yacht HYPERION, built by the prestigious Royal Huisman shipyard, to naval architecture by German Frers and interior design by Pieter Beeldsnijder is still available for St Barth Bucket Regatta charter in the Caribbean.
Updates to striking Mega Yacht DART 80 concept by Royal Huisman and Andrew Winch
DART80 raised pilothouse by Royal Huisman and Andrew Winch in Hong Kong by WesterinkOwen
Updates to the 80-metre Andrew Winch-designed DART80 concept have been revealed by Royal Huisman. The vessel represents an attractive proposition as both a private and charter yacht, thanks to remarkably low operational cost.
Majestic 55m Vitters Sailing Superyacht ADELE to receive major refit by Royal Huisman’s Huisfit this winter
55m Vitters Superyacht ADELE to be refitted by Royal Huisman's Huisfit - Photo by Daniel Rawlins
Measuring 55m in length, the beautiful and well sized 2005-launched super yacht ADELE by Vitters and Hoek will undergo an extensive refit by Royal Huisman's Huisfit this winter. The job list includes the repaint of the hull, superstructure and rig.
Majestic Hoek-designed Super Yacht ELFJE Victorious in ISS Design Awards 2015
Super yacht ELFJE by Royal Huisman and Hoek Design
Beautifully penned by Hoek Design, luxury sailing yacht ELFJE received the ISS Design Award 2015 for best sailing yacht in the category 40m+ as well as the best interior award. This breath-taking ketch was built in 2014 by Royal Huisman.