Aluminium casco Orion 49/II (design 173) almost ready, August 2016

The boatyard Alubouw in Franeker is finishing the second aluminium casco of the Orion 49/II. The hull, keel and sailplan are the same as the first Orion. The deck, cabin, deckhouse, cockpit, transom and interior are different form the 1st Orion 49. Medio september will the yacht transported to Jurjen Mulder Jacht en Scheepsbetimmering, where the […]

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Update, June 2016

At the moment we’re working on the RS1900 (design 172). The RS1900 is a 19.00 meter aluminium sailing yacht. The client came with the concept and made the interior design. We’re doing the naval architecture and the whole construction. The RS1900 is designed for the MED and has a furling mast, a captive winch for the […]


Orion 49 (design 169) on transport

At the end of May, the hull of the Orion 49 was transported to the carpentry shop. Alubouw Franeker is now working on the second hull, which will be ready mid July.


Charlotte for sale

In 2010, the Charlotte was launched and since then the yacht sailed hundreds of miles in Europe. The yacht is built in composite by Pijnen Jachtbouw in Tholen and is a nice compromise between classic lines and modern structure and lines beneath the waterline. Most of the miles were sailed solo and the Charlotte is […]


Update, April 2016

A long time we didn’t post any news on the website. And there was so much news, that we didn’t have time to make some articles. In the first months of 2016 we finished the designs of the two orion’s, which are built in Franeker. We also started the design of a 19 meter aluminium sailing […]


Start Construction Orion 49 by Alubouw Fryslan

In Franeker started Alubouw Fryslan (http://www.alubouwfryslan.nl/) the construction of the Orion 49. In a few weeks the construction of the second Orion 49 will also start. The second orion is different form the first boat. The hull, the rig and the keel are similar, but the interior and the deck are different.  


Nadine Göhring, an Industrial Designer

Nadine Göhring is a 24 years old student and she’s currently studying Industrial Design at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Pforzheim. She’s doing her traineeship at Satellite Yacht design because she wants to learn the whole process of a sailboat designer. Besides she makes nice renderings and sketches for a few projects, she is making a […]