Company

 

 

"Creating the Future Classics for the Master Mariner"

 

Custom Design & Naval Architecture

Building support & Supervision

Owners representative

Engineering

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Sailing

Custom build sailing

Our philosophy concerning sailing can be explained in just a few words.

Our goal is to create fast and ingenious yachts for master mariners which will turn heads in every port.

Up-to-date theoretical knowledge and advanced tools – such as tank and wind tunnel testing and advanced speed prediction programs – combined with extensive sailing and practical boatbuilding experience make it possible to achieve the ultimate goal: A comfortable, fast and safe sailing experience that is far above the average in every way.

An example of an issue often ignored on sailing yachts is ensuring that technical components and spaces are easy to reach and service. Thanks to our sailing experience, we make few concessions when it comes to engineering solutions for quick repair/ replacement, safe and workable technical spaces, and logical and redundant systems.

Puffin® sailing yachts

Puffin® is a registered trademark by Olivier  van Meer Design BV. Ever since the first boat in this range was launched in 1994, this totally new concept has been an inspiration to many designers and yards. Seaworthiness, a substantial deck saloon, broad deck spaces, unbelievable interior volume, one-of-a-kind looks – the Puffin range of yachts remains unbeatable for sailing performance, interior design and high-end finishing.

Thanks to constant updates to our engineering based on the experiences of our worldwide client base, Puffin remains far ahead in its total concept. The price/ quality ratio reflects the state of the art in detailing and custom construction. Exclusively built by VMG Yachtbuilders and sold by Puffin Yachts in Enkhuizen, the Netherlands, and with our constant personal supervision, the Puffin range is set to remain the Rolls Royce of sailing cutters for a long time to come.

VMG Yachtbuilders

Motor

Motor yachts

Our motoryacht designs reflect our background. They are inspired by commercial vessels: Fishing boats, rescue boats, tugs, expedition ships, all built to a very high degree of construction and technical specification.

Our models are designed and built for real use. Each design is unique, individual and difficult to categorise. For motoryacht owners, the character of the boat reflects their personality. It is important to get the right boat for the right person.

In our latest designs, we concentrate on reducing CO2 emissions, achieving the most miles per gallon of fuel, lowering noise even further, and decreasing vibration, while continuing our non-stop search for optimum seaworthiness and systems that are easy to handle and service.

interiors

News

Under construction: Waddenboot 'IJver'

Under construction: Waddenboot 'IJver'

To be launched summer 2020. Waddenboot Ijver: The riddle of the sands
Spirit of Venice 73' ketch launched

Spirit of Venice 73' ketch launched

73' centreboard ketch 'Spirit of Venice' Launched. Naval Architect: Olivier van Meer Design
The Dutch lee boarder 'De Vrouwe Christina' is a unique ship

The Dutch lee boarder 'De Vrouwe Christina' is a unique ship

Built in 1957 bu super yacht builder Feadship she is the only tjalk which sailed so many offshore...
The new Puffin 37 in the media

The new Puffin 37 in the media

Zilt Magazine june 2017

Contact                                  

Olivier van Meer

Olivier van Meer Design B.V.
Zuideruitweg 66
1608 EX Wijdenes
The Netherlands


t +31(0)653311089 (Olivier)

[email protected]

 

Chamber of Commerce  36043732
VAT no.: NL802949423B01
IBAN no.: NL92 RABO 0317 3263 33     BIC no.: RABONL2U

 

Capt. Olivier van Meer is member of the Netherlands Society of Naval Architects (NBJA) 

and associated member of the Royal institution of Naval Architects (AMRINA)                                                                       

 

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General conditions NBJA:    

English  General Conditions NBJA.pdf

Nederlands  Algemene Regels en Voorwaarden NBJA.pdf