July 20, 2013

News: Nord West July 2013

The Aquistion
Wednesday, 10th of july, Runo Gillholm could with great pleasure announce that the purchase of the North West and Najad was a fact.  "It is with great joy and anticipation we can participate in the reconstruction of the Nord West and Najad's brand," said Runo Gillholm, owner and founder of Gill Holm Marina since 1992. "Both Nord West and Najad are respected brands and we will do our best to manage it. How the production will proceed and what size it should be is not yet set, time will tell."  Najad was founded in 1971 and has since that time produced over 2000 yachts. After major expansions in the company between 2005-2007 and with the financial market the organization went bankrupt in August 2011. At the end of the same year, the boat manufacturer Nord West together with a consortium bought the Najad brand. Nord West was founded in 1985 by Benny Martinsson and has produced reputable motorboat models. Nord West and Najad was manufactured under the same roof at Vindön, but in early 2013 called for Nord West and Najad declared bankrupt due to financial problems in the company.  Gillholms Marina is driven with the goal to always create good quality and service for the customer. We at Gillholms Marina always cares about our customers, we want to create a good contact with them to be able to help the customer to meet their unique needs. Gillholms Marina was founded by Runo Gillholm 1992 and has the agency for Windy and Minor, two well-known brands of high quality in western and southern Sweden. Gillholms Marina is a full-service shipyard where all facilities are available regarding winter storage as well as accessories and installation of additional equipment. We handle vessels with a width of up to 6 feet and weighing up to 55 tons. As an authorized Volvo Penta workshop we also have service and repair facilities at the marina.
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