Cruising the world’s waterways

2 jaar geleden

The seven seas were once humankind’s highways and turnpikes, sailed to conquer, explore and trade. While giant barges still haul their loads along many of the world’s waterways, today, sailing is mostly synonymous with leisure, luxury and sport. Celebrities are snapped lounging in exotic ports of call. People of privilege jibe and tack trying to out-do their adversaries and mates. International teams compete for prizes and prestige, perhaps while tossing about a salty word, all from the decks of prime sail boats and yachts. Supplying such crafts to those who boat is Delphia Yachts Kot sp. j., producers of top-quality vessels for almost any recreational seafaring need.   In 1990, brothers Piotr and Wojciech Kot started a small family boatbuilding business in Olecko, Poland. Since then Delphia Yachts has rapidly grown to become Poland’s largest sailing boat manufacturer. Launching with the craft the Sportina, Delphia Yachts is now an award-winning

Delphia: Boats of unique character & style

2 jaar geleden

Inspired by the lakes surrounding Olecko, Delphia has progressed from a family business to becoming a manufacturer of some of the finest sailing and motor boats in Europe. Established in Olecko in 1990 by brothers Piotr and Wojciech Kot, Delphia Yachts has gone from strength-to-strength to become Poland’s largest manufacturer of sailing boats (with more than ten models), as well as a respected name in the motorboat industry. The passion to create beautiful, high quality boats has been Delphia’s ambition for more than 20 years. Each year the shipyard produces over 150 individual sailing yachts and more than 1000 motorboats, including those delivered for long-term sales partners such as Brunswick Marine and many others. The boats in Delphia’s fleet range in length from 7 to 15 metres. The flagship sailing vessel, and the most popular, is currently the Delphia 47. It’s a wonderfully comfortable yacht rich in features, offering clients

Wind in Their Sails

4 jaar geleden

Wojciech Kot, co-owner of the Delphia Yachts Kot Sp.j. company, the largest producer of sailing yachts in Poland, talks to Magdalena ¸asak. Your brand is recognizable around the world. What is the secret of your success? Both my brother and I are sailors and hold a skipper’s license. Our company employs around ten marine helmsmen, a dozen or so yacht helmsmen and over 100 sailors. Our staff sail all the time. We mainly work within our own community, by which I mean the Olecko area where our yacht yard is located. This is where our managerial staff and a dozen or so engineers come from. We had a clear goal from the beginning, but we never expected to achieve such a strong position on the market. I must say that throughout our company’s history, there was never a single bad idea. For example, when we planned our production, we chose