De Vries Group Akerboom Yacht Equipment

Established as Akerboom Bros Shipbuilders in 1860, Akerboom Yacht Equipment is now the leading Dutch manufacturer and designer of the complete range of innovative, custom-built yacht equipment with a high level of quality and innovation. Experienced and well trained craftsmen work with state-of-the-art 3D engineering tools in modern production facilities. Akerboom Yacht Equipment works for the De Vries yards in Aalsmeer and Makkum as well as Royal Van Lent (Feadship) and other renowned yachtbuilders. Its services department assists clients at any time worldwide and covers all activities from emergency repairs and refits and overhauls to periodic proactive inspection and maintenance. Akerboom Yacht Equipment offers you reliable equipment and vast experience in flexible thinking.

Facts & figures

Established 1860
Type of company Engineering, design, production and installation of yacht equipment, yacht services
Number of employees 160
In-house disciplines 3D-engineering, production (steel, aluminium) machining, aluminium pre-fabrication composites assembly and pre-outfitting and onboard installation, services & refits
Annual production Passerelles, gangways, side boarding swim ladders, transom dodger/tender/garage doors, swim/boarding/beach club/mooring platforms, hinged bulwarks, propeller shaft installations, boat cranes, helicopter lifts & hatches, sliding/hinged balconies, MOB hatches, specials.
Facilities 7200 m²; three construction halls, machine shop, pre-outfit shop, warehouse and office


Akerboom Yacht Equipment
Hoge Morsweg 113a
2332 HJ Leiden
The Netherlands

+31 71 576 1600