Podcast interview with Bas van der Veer for Made in Europe.
Watch the first Vaan R4 being turned over at Gouwerok in Aalsmeer on April 8th.
Download Vaan desktop backgrounds here.
Follow the build of the Vaan R4-01 here.
The first cut of the Vaan R4-01 occurred this week at www.snijtechniek-brabant.nl. The first post consumer scrap recycled aluminium sheet by www.hydro.com is cut using a CNC milling machine.
Vaan founder Igor Kluin was interviewed by the Dutch podcast ‘Bazenradio’ recently. The one-hour interview touched on his experiences as an entrepreneur, his motives and sustainability. (Sorry, Dutch only)
I hope other boat builders will take a close look at their products and business and start rejecting the stuff that is harmful. For every logical choice of the past, there is a new alternative that is in line with the future. Our common future that is. Let’s do this together. This isn’t rocket science. Let’s Sail the Planet.
We are happy to announce the Vaan R4 has been awarded the A’Design Award in the category Yacht Design! The R4 was voted on by a professional jury as one of only seven winners in this category of this prestigious global design award.
While the METS 2019 is coming to an end, I would like to share with you our presentation and the insights we gained during our contributions. Vaan was involved in three ways at this year's METSTRADE in Amsterdam:1. We were nominated for the Boat Builder Awards, in the...
We will be part of the panel discussion on sustainable yacht building at METS 2019, as well as presenting our story in a keynote. Here are the details: Panel discussion, hosted by Peter FranklinWed Nov 20th, 12.30, i Innovation Lab, Hall 6, RAI Amsterdam Key-note...
As you probably know, at Vaan we don't just want to make exciting luxury sailing yachts. We care about saving the planet as much as we care about sailing it. Here's a short video explaining the Vaan Mission. #SAILTHEPLANET RECYCLED ALUMINIUM FROM HYDROVaan operations...
We are very proud to announce that the Vaan R4 has been nominated by METS TRADE and IBI for the 2019 Boat Builder Awards in the ‘Environmental Initiative’ category!
It’s been just over one week since the Hiswa 2019 boat show in Holland took place. For Vaan it was the first opportunity to interact with potential buyers and we are very happy and reassured by the responses we received. This year's Hiswa drew a record 30.000...
Vaan Update May 2019: R4 number 1 about to start production, Pre-orders, Let’s get in touch, Spreading the message of sustainable yachting, Vaan joins Aluminum Stewardship Initiative, Meet us at.
The initial response by the press to the Vaan R4 has been really wonderful. Here’s an impression of the coverage.
Introducing the Vaan R4, the first luxury sailing yacht made of circular materials.