After her maiden trip, the Orion 49 sailed this summer along the Dutch coast. The first miles were succesfully, as well the living on board.
After building the prototype and requesting the required licenses, the production from the DC20 has started . The concept has been set up for the Chinese lakes for recreational use, sailing lessons and competitions. The boat will be built in polyester in Dalian. The yard will move soon to a new location.
For a planned single-handed race in China with 6 boats we have made a proposal for a suitable boat for that. We have adapted the existing TEN with water ballast, a type of sprayhood, an autopilot, a central navigation unit and a rack for a liferaft, including a radar. All sheetsts, halyards and trimming lines were […]
Bloemsma Jachtbouw started, in Makkum, the building of the aluminium hull.
The Orion 49 has been launched and will be rigged by “Masten en Zo” in Sneek.
In Dalian (China) the DC20 (design 171) is launched and made the first trials. The boat is designed for sailing schools and rental especially on the lakes. There are plenty seats, the boat is safe and easy to sail. With an upgrade, such as a retractable gennakerboom, a maintrack and a trapeze, the boat can be used for racing. […]