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JUDEL-VROLIKJ & CO.

 
 
 
 

Company: Judel-Vrolijk & Co.
Office in Bremerhaven, Germany

History:
Judel-Vrolijk & Co. is one of Germany's internationally known design office for offshore and racing yachts.  It was founded in 1978 when Rolf Vrolijk and Friedrich Judel, (both with backgrounds with racing sailboat designs) got together to design and build racing sailboats.  Judel-Vrolijk design office gained international recognition in 1983 and in 1985 when three of their boats won the Admiral's Cup.  Over the years, the company has designed over 300 crafts ranging from dinghies to 160 ft sailing yachts.  Its production sailboat designs include the "Baltic Yachts", "Dehler", "Hanse", "Najad", and "Grand Soleil".

 



Notable production designs:
Hanse 371

Najad 355, Najad 570


 


 

 

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