July 7, 2022 | Article

Wajer Yachts takes over Zaadnoordijk Yachtbuilders

Heeg, July 1, 2022 – Wajer Yachts will take over Zaadnoordijk Yachtbuilders as of July 1st. Over the past twenty years, Zaadnoordijk has already supported Wajer in various areas with the (hull) construction of the Captain’s launch and Wajer 37, 38, 38S and 55. This strategic acquisition gives both parties the opportunity to guarantee continuity.

Wajer Yachts - recently named Frisian Company of the Year - is experiencing strong growth. Wajer Yachts produces the Wajer 77 at the yard in Lemmer and the 55 line is being built at the yard in Heeg. The 38 line will be continued at Zaadnoordijk in Heerenveen.

Zaadnoordijk Yachtbuilders has over 70 years of yacht building experience and delivers the highest quality to Wajer. Over the years, the two companies have grown, from building the hulls of the Captain's launches to collaborating on the 38 and 55 foot models.

Zaadnoordijk is located in Heerenveen and has a production facility of 5,000 m2. All 60 employees of the company will of course remain employed.

Jan Muller, owner and director of Zaadnoordijk Yachtbuilders: “Twenty years ago I started working with Dorus Wajer. It is great that both companies have undergone a wonderful development and are now continuing under one flag.”

Dries Wajer, director of Wajer Yachts: “Jan Muller and his team have always been a great partner to us. The history we share creates a lot of confidence, we are happy that we can join forces and continue in this way.”