Open Day Hutting Yachts

Saturday 14th October 2023 | 11.00 – 17.00 | Makkum

Theme: time to explore!

Come and discover our newest sailing yacht during the official introduction of the Hutting 46 on Saturday 14th October. Step aboard the newest Hutting yacht and various other Hutting models, view the hybrid sailing yacht Elysium and other yachts at our brokerage. Talk to Van Oossanen’s naval architects about optimising sailing performance with hydrodynamics and with Wouter Köllmann from Northsails about trimming techniques during our lecture programme. Let yourself be blown away by the amazing documentary about the Ocean race VO65s, made and presented by the onboard reporter Brend Schuil. In the middle of our yard you will find the latest techniques from Holland Nautic as well as the latest sails from North Sails, sailing clothing from Silerswaar,  the newest collection clothes of Roosenstein & Wolke by PM Mode and the amazing folding bikes of Brompton!

We can’t wait to see you!

Registration is not necessary; Keep an eye on our website for the programme* or sign up for the newsletter!

*programme times may change due to weather


12.00: festive introduction Hutting 46 + presentation architect

A unique moment: the official introduction of the newest Hutting sailing yacht. Be one of the first to board and discover the Hutting 46 Explorer. Following the festive introduction, the naval architects of Van Oossanen will give a presentation about the design. Why certain choices have been made and how smart optimizations have been applied using hydrodynamics. Read more about the Hutting 46 here.

15.00 Optimalise your sailing performance with reefing

Sailing specialist Wouter Köllman of North Sails will be giving an interactive lecture about trimming. Sail faster, more efficiently and safer when you know exactly how to adjust the sails to the weather conditions. His lecture “trimming: the basics” is tailored to all-round cruisers, 40 – 55 ft and also highly interactive and therefore perfect for every level!

16.30 documentary ‘Volvo Ocean Race’

“The toughest race in the world” – with speeds of more than 30 knots, the carbon sailing yachts race to different countries; under very Spartan conditions. In order to get maximum speed, all comfort has been removed. The onboard reporter “Brend Schuil” takes you through a selection of stages, about the thrills and spills, life aboard the VO65’s Team JAJO and the recent encounter with the orcas off Gibraltar.… During his lecture he will discuss different parts of the race, giving inside info and answering all questions about it. Click here for more information.

Sailing yachts

Hutting yachts & brokerage

Various Hutting sailing yachts will be waiting for you in our marina and the owners will be able to tell you everything about the choices they have made with regard to the sailing yacht and their various trips.


Our current brokerage sailing yachts are also available for viewing:

HY Zeildag 10-9-22-2243 kopie

Hutting 45 Out Of The Blue


Hutting 45 Livingstone


Hutting 40 Siga Siga

Hybrid sailing yacht 56ft Hoek Design ‘Elysium’

Making your sailing yacht hybrid by replacing the diesel engine with an electric one…Is it the future? Step aboard the sailing yacht: 56ft ‘Elysium’, which has been crossing the seas since June 2022 as a fully hybrid sailing yacht! What does such a project entail? What are the benefits and how does it work? Together with Stok-electric we are ready to answer all your questions! Read more here.

Another day for sailors, by sailors,  to exchange inspiration and knowledge. Of course, all while enjoying all kinds of goodies from the food truck of “De Bijkeuken”.


We can’t wait to see you at Hutting Yachts!

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