A&R is a luxury yacht builder, specialized in large custom motor yachts built from steel. In the past, the company has been building sailing yachts, marine vessels, and swath vessels.
Abeking and Rasmussen was founded in 1907 by Georg Abeking and Henry Rasmussen. The company started building naval vessels such torpedo boats, minesweepers and submarine destroyers.
Later the company started building speed boats and sailing yachts. Abeking built a series of 6 sailing yachts for the Krupp family, all named Germania. The Krupp family are the founders of the industrial group now known as Thyssen Krupp. Their latest yacht (Germania VI built in 1963) is still owned by the Krupp Foundation.
In the 1950s productions of yachts was started. More than 50 motor yachts have been built. (And more than 6,500 vessels).
The German yacht builder A&R has earned many rewards, such as the “THE WORLD SUPERYACHT AWARD”. And the Boat International Design & Innovation Award and the ShowBoats Design Award.
Hans M. Schaedla
Hans Schaedla is the owner and CEO of the company. He is the great grandson of A&R founder Henry Rasmussen. Schaedla is the founder of the Hans M Schaeda Stiftung. The foundation intends to promote yacht and shipbuilding research, engineering and education.
Abeking & Rasmussen Production Facilities
Abeking has production facilities to build yachts up to 125 meters. The company has 5 covered sheds and has more than 400 employees.
A&R has also great refit facilities and can build cruise ships and cruise ship tenders.
Notable yachts built by Abeking are the 98 meter Aviva (owned by Joe Lewis) and the 82 meter Secret owned by Nancy Walton Laurie. And the 72 meters Cloudbreak, owned by Alexander Svetakov.
Abeking Order Portfolio
We are aware of a few yachts currently under construction at A&R.
Project 6507 – 118 meter – Delivery 2022
Project 6508 – 70 meter – Delivery 2022
Abeking & Rasmussen Contact Details
Abeking & Rasmussen Schiffs und Yachtwerft AG
An der Faehe 2
Phone: +49 (0)421 67 33 0
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