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Meteor ready for delivery


The latest superyacht from Royal Huisman, Meteor, is almost ready for on time delivery to take part in The Superyacht Cup. On April 11 the gaff rigged schooner was transported from the shipyard in Vollenhove through the locks of Ijmuiden to Harlingen.

The design of Meteor was done in collaboration between John G Alden design and Gerard Dijkstra and Partners. The classic interior is from the office of John Munford and features a beautiful wooden fireplace.

Once she is completely finished she will set sail to the Mediterranean for the Superyacht Cup in Palma and the America’s Cup in Valencia.

The following photos of Meteor were provided by Ruud Burgers.

Meteor arrives in Harlingen on a barge together with her masts

The day after she arrived in Harlingen her masts were installed

Installing the forward mast on Meteor

The masts and rigging were build by Rondal

Lowering the first mast on the deck

Installing the hydraulic furling system on the bowsprit

Placement of the second mast

Attaching the mast to the deck

Meteor on her first sea trial on April 23

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