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New TW35

13-3-2020 Walsoorden Launched a new Tradewind 35. Handbuild by Tradewind Yachts This TW35 has a completely renewed sail plan calculated by Hoekdesign Naval architects in Edam. 18-3-2020 On our way to Neutmast in Middelharnis New TW35 equipped with Spar and Rigging. Waiting for the sails and this beauty is ready to discover the world.  

Sunday, March 15, 2020 | Read more

“Scorpion” by naval architect Alan Buchanan

At the Tradewind Yard you will find this two-master Alan Buchanan sedign. It is a long distance sailor’s dream: fully equipped to make extended ocean passages. This 10 ton S-bilge hull, build by Piet Bouhuis, has 2 circumnavigations. Having trained as an aircraft engineer, Alan Buchanan (1922-2015) started work as a draughtsman at De Havilland aircraft factory before setting up as a boat designer. Orignally based in Burnham-on-Crouch, Buchanan moved his office to Jersey in the 1960s. Here he enjoyed...

Thursday, November 8, 2018 | Read more

Walsbay: Home of Tradewind Yachts & Lion Classics

Walsbay, Home of Tradewind Yachts & Lion Classics Concealed behind the sea wall of the Scheld River, where on a misty night gigantic cargo vessels on their way to Antwerp sound their eerie whistles, lies the very small hamlet of Walsbay. At the heart of Walsbay stands the restored 18th century madder root barn. It is here that Lion Classics restores classic cars, of mostly British origin, back to their former glory with an unrivalled attention to detail. Walsbay also...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | Read more

Tradewind 35′ on 4th place Golden Globe

The 2018 Golden Globe Race is a sailing race around the world which started on 1 July 2018 from Les Sables-d’Olonne, France. The race started fifty years after the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race and features yachts similar to those used at that time, with no modern technology allowed. At this moment the sailors are getting prepaired to finish off with the Indian Ocean. Istvan Kopar Istvan, a Hungarian-born American, is a professional sailor and U.S. Coast Guard-licensed captain who...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | Read more