The premium quality of our new build, refit and service activities can be attributed to the way local and in-house expertise is combined with the leading Dutch sub-contractors and OEM partners. Our experienced management team has an in-depth background in yachting and an excellent track record with Amsterdam Yacht Service or other top yards. They also know how to get the most on your behalf from the technical professionals and hands-on craftsmen deployed on your project.
Service & Repair for yachts
Service is a mindset as much as an activity. One of the reasons why our yard has flourished for a century is that generations of workers have given their all to make sure clients are happy.
Extensive Refit for yachts and tenders
Rebuilds, refits, refurbs, upgrades and major maintenance work, Amsterdam Yacht Service covers the full gamut of activities to the highest specs.
Custom built for yachts
Building tomorrow’s sail and motoryachts at the best price-quality level available today is our promise to clients. Focused on the market of up to 40 metres in length, we are a lean and efficient boatbuilding machine with an exceptionally transparent way of doing business and a dedication to client satisfaction
Rebuilds, refits, refurbs, upgrades and major maintenance work, Amsterdam Yacht Service covers the full gamut of activities to the highest specs. With a choice of transparent costing arrangements giving complete peace of mind (no surprises here!), we understand how successful refits require a different approach to new builds with meticulous planning and dedicated project management. As the interface between owners and yard, we ensure crew members staying near their yacht during the refit are supported with practical issues. Together we add value to your yacht while bringing her up to the very latest global standards and personal preferences.
Travel lifts for yachts
Our 480-tonne crane is the largest available anywhere in the Netherlands and a prime example of the fine facilities and premium equipment available at Amsterdam Yacht Service.
Workshop for yachts
A major refit doesn’t end when you leave the yard. Just as with our new builds, we pride ourselves on cementing long-term relationships and offering ongoing support wherever your journey takes you.
Workarea for yachts
Whether your yacht is a regular for maintenance or enjoying a first-time service visit, you can rely on our staff to treat her like a lady.
Seventh Heaven: Amsterdam Yacht Service takes on seven Windcat catamarans
Busier than ever as we launch into 2024, recent activities at the Amsterdam Yacht Service premesis in Zaandam have included numerous highly efficient works on a grand total of seven Windcat catamarans (offshore crew transfer vessels) which have been situated at the shipyard for maintenance. As for the works themselves, these include the hauling out […]
Sanded to perfection at AYS: 23m Motor yacht Nageira returned to owner
The 22.9-metre 2000-built Kuipers motor yacht Nageira has been reunited with her owner following successful winter works at the Amsterdam Yacht Service facility in Zaandam, beginning in October and being completed between Christmas and New Year. For her third visit to the Amsterdam Yacht Service facilities to date, the yacht (which originally cruised under the […]
Bigger and Better than Ever: Major upgrades for Amsterdam Yacht Service
Following the successful completion in October of works on its most recent major sailing yacht refit project, a 56-metre Perini Navi sailing superyacht, the Zaandem-based shipyard Amsterdam Yacht Service has taken the opportunity to undertake some major renovations and upgrades to its facilities. The sheer size of this iconic 56-metre Perini Navi sailing yacht meant […]
Twelve metal workers paying a contribution of ten cents a week, a rented plot just north of Amsterdam with a self-built shed made from used corrugated steel, a portable forge and a welding machine. These were the ingredients for the first yard set up by cooperative association Vooruit in 1927. Today, under the name Amsterdam Yacht Service, the yard covers 12,000 square metres of slipways, docks, construction hall and a metal-working shed.
Location As well as being in the capital city of Amsterdam, a great place for crew to stay and owners to visit, our yard is superbly positioned in terms of access to open water. There are no bridges of concern and the deep waters of the North Sea are close by for sea trials and […]Find out more
Easily accesible from the North Sea
Only 15 minutes from downtown Amsterdam.
Less than 20 minutes from Schiphol Airport (AMS)
From IJmuiden Sealock you can reach us in approximately 1.5 hours