This unique project cannot be framed as a refit or as a new build but is the perfect example of a rebuild. In 2015 Sandalphon (also known as Project Gisele) came to the premises in Urk after her Owner granted Balk Shipyard the project due to its good reputation as a refit and rebuild specialist and its heritage. Now Sandalphon is ready to be launched and to discover the world.
Balk Shipyard and Werf 't Kromhout join forces
Balk Shipyard and Werf ‘t Kromhout are going to join forces. Both yards see the opportunity to strengthen and expand their network within the business. A cooperation between these two extraordinary companies with both such extraordinary history within the Dutch boating and yachting industry can be called unprecedented.
First AntiRoll installation facility
A tradition of shipbuilding that spans more than two centuries, the 7th generation now at the helm and Purveyor to the Court of the Netherlands. There are few shipyards that are able to present such a record. Balk Shipyard can. And this is testimony to their tradition in innovation and respect for their roots. A heritage which has driven them to continuously anticipate the requirements of the times and develop effective and agile business strategies.
SuperYacht Gallery London
Balk Shipyard is delighted to announce to be one of the Event Partners at the first edition of SuperYacht Gallery. SuperYacht Gallery is an innovative luxury exposition showcasing the finest aspects of the superyacht industry. The event will be held at London's exclusive Saatchi Gallery from 1-3 June 2017.
Balk Shipyard welcomes Charisma
Balk Shipyard is proud to announce that the 46.3 metre motor yacht Charisma sets sail to the Urk premises for a big refit. Built by Feadship to a design by De Voogt and delivered in 1985, Charisma will be refitted by the Dutch refit specialist.
In the end of November M/Y Bravado came to Balk Shipyard’s main hall for a massive refit. Bravado’s exterior and interior were completely changed. From a very classic look and feel, she turned into a very modern yacht.