A DISTINCTIVE APPROACH
Hoek Brokerage was initially set up in 1998 providing a service for owners looking to sell or buy a Hoek Design yacht.
Over the years Hoek Brokerage has achieved international renown in the niche market of yachts developed by Hoek Design Naval Architects, along with an acclaimed personal service and in-debt yacht knowledge.
A close cooperation with the Hoek Design office gives Hoek Brokerage a prime position in the international yacht sales and charter market.
The service by Hoek Brokerage is offered in the following main categories:
– Sailing and motor yachts from the boards of Hoek Design, constructed around the world
– Currently owned sailing and motor yachts by owners who are developing new projects with Hoek Design.
– The Truly Classic and Pilot Classic range
– Premium quality classic yachts meeting the Hoek DesignÂ philosophy.
– Charter of sailing and motor yachts falling in the category of Hoek Design yachts.
The added value provided by Hoek Brokerage encompasses insider information on the performance and qualities of the yachts on offer and a comprehensive understanding of this niche market.
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:
Selling a sizeable number of yachts ranging from the 36ft daysailer Josephine II to the 144ft J-Class Lionheart. Offering the charter availabilties to a vast and increasing number of happy guests and owners.
Supervising various refits of yachts sold by Hoek Brokerage. Pieter’s experience encompasses technical, commercial, legal and managerial expertise and he has a rich boat building 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 ft up to 120ft.
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Niels joined Hoek Brokerage as assistant broker in 2014. From a young age Niels has been introduced to sailing in various yachts. Starting with successful racing in the Optimist class he furthered his sailing skills during many successful races on Dutch flat bottom Yachts such as the Dutch Lemsteraak yachts as well as on ocean going keel yachts. After his secondary school education he decided to go to South Africa where he followed the RYA Yacht Master Ocean program and successfully completed this in 2006/2007. Hereafter he went back to University and studied finance, passing with flying colours. Niels’ love of sports and sailing combined with his crisp and clear insight in the world of finance give him the right qualifications to fit in very well within the Hoek Brokerage team.
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