The Bestevaer 53 M/Y gives you the freedom to go wherever you want, whenever you want. From the Arctics to the tropics – and any city, island or inlet you’ll discover in between. All-year-round. Where will your journey take you? In this guide we will share our favoured destinations and inspirations. Here’s to expanding our worlds and exploring new territories.
The legendary racing sailor-turned-naval architect designed his first dream yacht in 1976. Twenty-six years later Gerard Dijkstra thought up the Bestevaer II, an update of his original dream yacht and the forebear of Bestevaer 53 M/Y. What makes a perfect design for the man who can best be described as a romantic adventurer?
Some of the world’s most exciting buildings can be found in Tokyo. From contemporary glass and steel high-rises to revolutionary experiments in design, the city has long invited architectural innovation, making it a worthwhile destination for its buildings alone.
Each year the KM Open Day held at our shipyard in Makkum brings together the global KM family. Will you join us this year? There will be dozens of our top yachts on show, including the Bestevaer 53 M/Y and the gorgeous 72-foot Bestevaer Symbiose sailing yacht.
One of the world's most stunning modern art museums can be found in Denmark and is easy to reach by boat. The Louisiana is landscaped into a grassy park overlooking the water from Copenhagen across to Sweden. The gardens feature exceptional examples of 20th century sculpture - Henry Moore, Jean Arp, Joan Miró, Alexander Calder and Max Ernst are prominent - while inside you'll find a strong post-war collection of modern art.
Eeuwe Kooi is the founder of KM Yachtbuilders and masterminded the idea of a motorboat version of the celebrated Bestevaer expedition sailing yachts. A typical out-of-the-box move for the man without a plan. In our chat, Eeuwe talks about the power of freedom and his endless love for being out on the water.
Europe's most stylish yearly get-together takes place in February. Bringing together Scandinavia's buzzing creative scene, the Stockholm Design Week is a yearly celebration of Scandinavian design featuring exhibitions and installations in the Swedish city.
Space is limited, space is endless. Christien Starkenburg is founder of Studio Slow and the interior designer of the Bestevaer Motoryacht. In our chat she talks about how she filled the available room with her ideas on comfort and ambience.