SuperYachts is a new Discovery series about the Dutch luxury yachting industry, with the leading characters presenting the most spectacular yachts and the trailblazing technology behind them
The Dutch luxury yachting industry has always been at the forefront of innovation, technology and design. A century of ship building, traditional values of craftsmanship, the latest technologies and the finest equipment are all ingredients for a spectacular and exclusive series about the industry and its pursuit of perfection.
“The unrevealed long standing quality of the Dutch yachting industry has not gone unnoticed and we feel very honored that Discovery channel will be broadcasting a series of documentaries about how we are trying to exceed everyone’s expectations with regard to designing and building yachts”, says Farouk Nefzi, director of the HISWA Holland Yachting Group.
With the new Discovery series ‘SuperYachts’ the viewer gets the opportunity to take a close look at the world of the largest, most impressive and exclusive super yachts. The series enable the viewer to look behind the scenes where expertise and capacity meet technical challenges. One really gets to know the passionate hard working teams behind these enormous luxurious ships.
Prominent companies like Vitters Shipyard, Vripack, Hakvoort Shipyard, ICON Yachts and Balk Shipyard have enthusiastically participated in the creation of the SuperYacht documentaries. “We are very pleased with the quality of the episodes. Beside that we are very proud of the fact that we have been able to create this series as an industry”, continues Nefzi.
In 6 episodes the viewer is introduced to the finest ship builders, engineers, designers and naval architects from the Netherlands. The series show how traditional craftsmanship and futuristic engineering can be combined to deliver floating palaces and luxurious performance yachts.
Vitters Shipyard, Vripack, Hakvoort Shipyard, ICON Yachts and Balk Shipyard reveal their secrets and show its audience the blue prints behind some of their latest projects. We finally get to see how they tackle the problems they encounter along the way, racing beyond the limits of what others believe is possible.
SuperYachts are broadcasted in 40 different countries and the viewers had the opportunity to enjoy the first episode early November 2012.
Below is the trailer of SuperYachts – a new Discovery series, released by Esthec Composite in November 2012.