1961 D. Koopmans Jachtontwerpers 2011
In 2011 D. Koopmans Jachtontwerpers celebrates its 50th anniversary. In honour of this jubilee a reunion of Koopmans designs took place in Jachthaven Lelystadhaven, the Netherlands on 17 & 18 September 2011.
Nearly 100 sailing yachts, motor yachts and other boats designed by D. Koopmans Jr & Sr attended the event. This fleet gave an impressive overview of the development and diversity of 50 years of Koopmans design. Click here for the list of participants.
|Saturday 17th September|
|10.00 - 15.00 hours||Arrival of yachts|
|15.00 - 17.00 hours||Story route along different yachts. On board of their yachts owners told inspiring stories about their history, boat building and voyages.|
|17.00||Welcome by Dick Koopmans Jr & Sr|
|Sunday 18th September|
|10.00 - 11.00 hours||Farewell, Coffee & Apple cake|
|11.00 - 12.00 hours||Departure of
all yachts for a course of about 6 miles. After this trip all yachts set sail for home.
|News & Pictures||
Long-distance yacht designers
Pictures of the Koopmans Jubilee can be seen in several webalbums:
21 Sept.: click here for the article in the NRC Handelsblad bij Cees Banning (in Dutch, 2 MB)