A distinctive approach
Initially set up as a service for existing clients, Hoek Brokerage has branched out to achieve international renown in the niche yachts developed by Hoek Design Naval Architects. A close partnership with the design office gives Hoek Brokerage a privileged position in five specific areas:
Hoek Brokerage delivers a dedicated and tailor-made service, leveraging on our personal expertise and insider knowledge of the Hoek-designed yachts and their respective owners. Moreover, our in-depth know-how regarding the yacht design and building process is available to discerning clients.
The dual added value provided by Hoek Brokerage can be summed up as:
The team has a rich experience in the design and building process and has sailed most yachts built to a Hoek design. Moreover, an intimate knowledge of other yachts built at the many yards known to Hoek Design and Hoek Brokerage is offered.
Pieter A. van der Weide
Pieter van der Weide has been at the helm of Hoek Brokerage since early 2008. His records show an impressive number of achievements, such as:
Pieter’s experience encompasses technical, commercial, legal and managerial expertise and he has a rich boatbuilding background, having previously set up and owned a company in the Netherlands that built steel, sail and motor yachts up to 60ft. Emigrating to New Zealand in 1983, he set up another yacht building company and continued building steel and aluminium motor and sailing yachts ranging from 70 to 120ft.
Upon his return to the Netherlands in 1990, Pieter first managed a yard building custom sail and motoryachts. From 1992 to 1998, he managed a company in the Netherlands which tests and certifies marine safety equipment and lifting gear. In addition, Pieter also project-managed a substantial refit on behalf of a UK shipyard in 1994/1995.
The next three years were spent with construction management company Dutch Built as part of the Hoek Group. Here Pieter project-managed the build of the 100ft Superyacht Sapphire as well as part of the 75ft Hoek classic Copihue. From 1999 to 2007 he was at the helm of a Dutch notified body, appointed to inspect, assess and CE certify recreational craft up to 24m and MCA certify yachts up to 24m load line
Pieter has been an active sailor since childhood and still cruises with his family every year.
Mob: +31 653612691
Josephine Swelheim joined Hoek Brokerage as assistant broker in May 2012. She is assistant to Pieter van der Weide and involved in all the marketing and sales support of Hoek Brokerage.
For inquiries: Josephine@hoekbrokerage.com
Your next step
For more information on sales and charters, please call Pieter van der Weide on +31 (0)299 315506 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.