Substantial attention on AntiRoll at HISWA Symposium

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During METS, held last November, the 23rd edition of the HISWA Symposium on Yacht Design and Yacht Construction took place. One of the topics dealt with, was the ‘Merits of flapping roll stabilizer fins’, a discussion presented by Reint Dallinga and Stephane Rapuc from MARIN in collaboration with Arnold van Aken from DMS Holland / […]

AntiRoll roll damping system for 50m Feadship

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DMS Holland has recently won a major order for an AntiRoll roll damping system for the 50m Feadship ‘Endless Summer’ (formerly Carmac VII). The yacht, which was built in 1991 by Royal van Lent, is undergoing a major refit in Florida. Part of the refit works, alongside extending the swim platform serving a sportfishing boat […]

‘A gift from God’ for DMS Holland

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During METS, DMS Holland was blessed, quite literally, with ‘a gift from God’ in the form of an order for the 33m motor yacht Kuriakos, whose name means just that. Whilst its name may suggest it was built by Noah, this ‘gift from God’ is in fact being built by the Royal Dutch shipyard, Koninklijke […]

Linssen orders three RotorSwing stabilization systems

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During their 65th anniversary celebrations and open days at the end of November, Linssen sold three yachts all equipped with the RotorSwing stabilization system. The three vessels include two of their latest Grand Sturdy Wheelhouse models, the 52.9 and the 58.9 as well as a Grand Sturdy 500 MK III Vario Top. The Grand Sturdy […]

First RotorSwing system for Grand Banks

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Having started this year as a sponsor of “Amicale Grand Banks”, we have received an initial order from Kremer Nautic for a Grand Banks. A RotorSwing system will be fitted shortly in to a cruising Grand Banks 53 Aleutian. As this is a fast cruising yacht, a RotorSwing RS 140/1000 with ‘Rake’ function will be […]

RotorSwing specified for two more refit projects

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At ‘de Alm Jachtbouwers’ in Werkendam, an Alm Trawler 13.20 will also feature a RotorSwing system. The welding busses are already installed and the system will be fitted next month. The RotorSwing system is ideally suited to retrofit projects due to the fact that there is no need to install a hydraulic system on board. […]

‘Special Mention’ for AntiRoll

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The DAME Award Winner and Category Winners for 2014 were announced at the Breakfast Briefing before the opening of the METS – Marine Equipment Trade Show – on Tuesday 18th November. The DAME Jury inspected 116 entries from 23 countries. AntiRoll was the only Dutch nominee. The DAME jury announced AntiRoll as Special Mention in […]

AntiRoll proud winner of Maritime Innovation Award

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During the ninth edition of the Maritime Awards Gala and in front of more than 850 maritime professionals, Arnold van Aken and Patrick Noor received the prestigious Maritime Innovation Award presented by Anita Witzier. This year’s Awards took place at the monumental Taets located on the Hembrugterrein, situated at the North Sea Canal between Zaandam […]

AntiRoll nominated for prestigious DAME Award

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AntiRoll has been nominated for the Design Award METS (DAME) 2014. Better known under the name of DAME, this is an international design competition for new marine equipment and accessories. From a total of 117 entries, 45 products covering 7 categories have been selected to go forward to the final judging. AntiRoll is the only […]

AntiRoll nominated for Maritime Innovation Award

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After an initial selection round followed by a presentation in front of the panel, AntiRoll has been nominated for the Maritime Innovation Award. This award is aimed at raising awareness of the innovative power that emanates from the maritime and offshore supply industry as well as encouraging innovative developments within the maritime sector. The winner […]

Spectacular presentation of the AntiRoll roll damping system

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“Simply the Best”, huge applause, fireworks and confetti accompanied the official unveiling of the first AntiRoll Stabilization system on Friday 12th September. Amidst a wonderful atmosphere and great interest, including that of, amongst others, none other than Michiel Adraansz. De Ruyter, we have experienced an inspiring and unforgettable day thanks to the attendance of so […]

Succesful collaboration with Dampf at the Hiswa in-Water Boat Show

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The collaboration with Dampf at the Hiswa in-water show proved to be a great success with DMS Holland’s prominent stand location attracting a lot of visitors. The RotorSwing roll damping system and the Dampf audio system were presented together at the show by DMS Holland and Luszon with the collaboration highlighted in the stand’s theme […]

RotorSwing stablilisation system in Martin Bekebrede Trawler

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Altena Marine, a company with a great deal of flexibility enabling them to easily respond to the needs of the customer, has secured the contract for the installation of a RotorSwing 140/1000 stabilisation system in a MB 53, 16.5 meter trawler designed by Martin Bekebrede. The hull is being built by Brandsma & Van Deelen […]

Solving installation challenges

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Due to the shape of the hull the “Canoe stern round bilge vessels” can be a challenge when installing stabilizers near the stern. Since the stern of the ship is the most favorable position for installations of this type of Stabilization system, we were faced with an interesting challenge. In the retrofit installation of this […]

Transom Mount RotorSwing

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During the latest boat shows we had various inquiries from owners with fast, hard chine, motor yachts especially the sport fisherman models. The captain wanted to run at high speeds to their fishing grounds and then slow down to traveling speeds around 3-6 knots. Normal fin stabilizers are not capable of fulfilling this trawling speed […]

First Yacht with RotorSwing zero-speed

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The first RotorSwing Zero Speed will be installed this summer on MY Vanguard, a 27 meter wooden yacht. Naval Yachts in Turkey, working closely with the architect Dincer Dinc and DMS Holland, will install the system. MY Vanguard was originally built by Wheeler Shipyard in New York for the U.S. Navy. Afterwards, she was used […]

First Composite Yacht with RotorSwing

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Yerseke Water Sportservice has bought a RotorSwing roll damping system to be fitted on a composite yacht. The system is for a 15 metre semi-displacement seagoing yacht with bilge keels. As the bilge keels do not provide sufficient stability at sea, the owner of the yacht has opted to install a RotorSwing RS 140/1250 roll […]

RotorSwing now also available for ‘Zero Speed’

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The RotorSwing system is now also available with a ‘zero-speed’ function which prevents the ship rolling whilst it is still or at anchor. In order to dampen swaying, the rotors make a “swinging” motion from front to back under the ship in addition to rotating around their axis. The first two ‘zero-speed’ systems have been […]

AntiRoll tests innovative concept at MARIN for free

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Last September MARIN launched a new initiative and invited maritime start-ups to have their innovative concepts tested at the Concept Basin of MARIN for free. Six free basin slots were available and more than twenty enterprises applied. MARIN president Bas Buchner offered a symbolic cheque to the six enterprises that have been selected. Besides the […]

Keel of 37m Yacht laid

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At Wim van der Valk Continental Yachts in Waalwijk, the ‘keel’ of a 37 meter yacht has been laid. This yacht, a round bilge which is being built with the hull upside down, is the first yacht to be equipped with the revolutionary AntiRoll roll damping system. The Anti-Roll system will be installed this August. […]