Published: Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Bremen-based German dealer Drettmann has established a sales partnership and will represent the United Arab Emirates-based shipyard Gulf Craft, specialising in construction of yachts from 48-foot to 200ft, in Europe, Russia and Ukraine as a step for further expansion.

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Founded in Germany in 1970, Drettmann is a family-owned business that focuses on the construction and sales of luxury yachts. Approximately 1,500 new yachts ranging between 10m and 55m have been built under the direction of the family company, and around 10,000 boats and yachts have been sold during the 47-year company history. 

At boot Düsseldorf 2017 Jan 21-29 in Germany, Drettmann will for the first time participate as Gulf Craft’s exclusive sales partner in Halle 7a at Stand G15 for the European continent and Russia for the builder’s flagship brand, ‘Majesty Yachts’, and the long-range ‘Nomad Yachts’ series.

Drettmann Appointed Sales Partner Of Gulf Craft In Europe

“We want to bring our experience gained over several years into the sector, and we enthusiastically look to Gulf Craft because we are impressed by its quality of craftsmanship, as well as the shipyard’s capacity to redefine yachting and elevate the standards of onboard luxury,” says Drettmann International GmbH CEO Albert Drettmann.

“Gulf Craft has a growing international presence,” says Gulf Craft CEO Erwin Bamps. “We believe that our partnership with an industry established name like Drettmann will enable us to better connect with clients in the European market, enhancing our ability to deliver our world-class vessels and exceptional service. We are very excited about this new collaboration, and we look forward to seeing more of our Majesty Yachts and Nomad Yachts on the shores of Eurasia.”

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Yacht sales will expand to a new location in Bremerhaven, providing greater capacity and space for yachts up to 70m length.