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Sailing Yachts
CLASSIC
- 36' Josephine II
- 47' Elsa
- Eagle 54
- 55' Tintagel
- 56' Bartelli II
- 57' Jenny
- 60' Schwanensee
- 65' D'Oude Liefde
- 65' Cheliacaroca
- 70' Kim
- 70' Joss
- 74' Copihue
- 100' Sea Dragon (ex Sapphire)
- 100' Reesle
- 105' Classic Sloop
- 108' Shamoun
- 115' F-class Firefly
- 125' Classic Schooner
- 125' This is us
- 156' sloop Wisp
- 165' Henriette
- 175' Erica XII
- 180' Marie
- 180' Adele
- 186' Zeus
- 190' Ketch
- 200' Expedition Schooner
- 203' Athos
- 262' Schooner
TRULY CLASSIC
- TC 51
- TC 51 Alexa
- TC 56
- TC 65
- TC 68 Kingfisher
- TC 73 Dixbay
- TC 75 Braveheart of Sark
- TC 78 Drumfire
- TC 78 Bontekoning
- TC 78 Heartbeat
- TC 80 Palmyre
- TC 80 Mulligan
- TC 85 Velacarina
- TC 90 Kealoha
- TC 90 Atalante
- TC 90-3 Acadia
- TC 90-4
- TC 108 Eugenia VII
- TC 108 Simba
- TC 127 Atalante
- TC 127 hull no 2
J-CLASS
- Lionheart
- J8 Topaz
- J9
- Svea J-S1
- Enterprise
PILOT CLASSIC
- 33' Essence 33
- 36' Tintel
- 37' Wally nano
- 37' Pilot Classic
- 55' Pilot Classic
- 63' Flying Heart
- 66' Pilot Classic Mazu
- 68' Pilot Classic
- 74' Albatros
- 77' Pilot Classic
- 85' Windhunter II
- 116' Pilot Classic
- 132' / 40 m Pilgrim
- 152' Pilot Classic Elfje
- 164' / 50 m Pilot Classic
- 192' Pilot Classic
- 197' / 60 m Pilgrim
SEMI CLASSIC
- 57' McConaghy
- 67' McConaghy
- 66' Amoenitas
- 68' Noordhinder
- 70' Jan de Vries
- 80' Emotion
- 82' Ghaccio Bollente
- 87' Sloop
- 90' Whirlwind (ex Aeolian)
- 104' Happy Four
- 148' Wellenreiter
- 165' Sloop Victoria
- 210' Modern Classic Ketch
MODERN
- 68' Modern Cruiser Racer
- 75' La Nina
- 80' Tempest
- 82' Bharlin Blue
- 92' Aphrodite I
- 94' Cruiser Racer
- 100' Skipper
- 101' Modern Cruiser Racer
- 107' High latitude expedition yacht
- 125' Temptation
- 133' Sloop
- 140' Aphrodite II
Motor Yachts
MOTORYACHTS
- 60' Motoryacht
- 22m Seven I
- 27m retro-styled motor
- 90' motoryacht
- 35m Desperado
- 52m Hollander walkaround
- 56m expedition motoryacht
- 55m Ceres Project
- 56m Hollander wide-body
Dutch Leeboard Yachts
LEMSTERAKEN
- 10.75 m Lemsteraak
- 11.00 m Lemsteraak
- 11.50 m Lemsteraak
- 12.15 m Lemsteraak
- 12.25 m Lemsteraak
- 13.00 m Lemsteraak
- 14.00 m Lemsteraak
- 14.32 m Lemsteraak
- 16.00 m Lemsteraak
- 16.50 m Lemsteraak
- 17.00 m Lemsteraak
- 18.50 m Lemsteraak
VISSERMAN AKEN
- 11.85 m Visserman
- 12.25 m Visserman
- 12.85 m visserman
- 15.75 m Visserman
- 16.0 m Visserman
- 16.50 m Visserman
FRIES JACHT
- 6.20 m Fries jacht Anna
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ANDRE HOEK

Andre graduated in Naval Architecture in 1980 and first gained working experience in the design office of C&C yachts in Canada for a year. Engineering expertise was gathered during a six-year period as salvage and heavy lift engineer for ITC, a company specialised in the transportation of offshore drilling rigs over the oceans on submersible ships and barges.
It was during this time that Andre followed an MBA with a marketing specialisation, and the foundations of the present Hoek Design office were also laid. While Hoek Design officially opened its boards in 1986, the six years prior to this saw a great deal of design work being carried out on specialised Dutch traditional Lemsteraak yachts, especially in the optimisation of their performance.
Andre was raised in a sailing family and was helming small dinghies from the age of five. This was later followed by racing in FJ’s, 470s and the well-known Dutch traditional leeboard sailing craft called ‘Skûtsjes’ and “Lemsteraken”. He became Dutch ‘Skûtsjesilen’ champion in 1986, various Dutch “Lemsteraken” champion as helmsman and tactician on several yachts, Dutch IMS 3 champion in 1994 and has successfully raced one-tonners and IMS 40s.
Andre remains an enthusiastic sailor, cruising long distances with his family every year. He also gained invaluable knowhow by joining the 180 ft ketch Adele on trips to the Arctic, Antarctic and The Pacific and has been part of the race crew on board superyachts such as AdeleMarieEleonora and Lionheart.