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Newsletter Nr. 10 december 2022

The Newsletter Nr10 december 2022 is now online.

Themday 29 oktober 2022

Dear Gillissenvaarders, Perhaps you can already note the next date in your (digital) agenda. Saturday[…]

Newsletter 7 december 2021

The newsletter 7 is online. Push here for the newsletter or go to the button[…]

New members, stories and articles

Under the different headings you will find travel stories from members, articles from magazines, restoration stories and job reports

Reports of Gillissen meetings
reastauration en job revieuws
Our story

The Story of Theo Gillissen

Theodoor Gillissen (1921 – 2002) was born in Haarlem. In his youth, Theo built several small boats with his father. He later continued this in the design of boats for friends and participation in design competitions (see also “Archive” on our website). In the drawing room of shipyard “Merwede” he drew parts of sea-going vessels, after which he started in Vleuten in 1961 as an independent yacht architect.

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Advertising leaflets 

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The board off foundation De Gillissenvaarders

On Friday, October 8 2023, the old board handed over their duties to John, Paul and Henk


Voorzitter: paul cijs (midden)
secretaris: John meijwaard (links)
Evenementen en acties”: Henk bol ( rechts)

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Administrative business

Below you can find the forms to become a member of the Gillissenvaarders foundation, an authorization form or a form to order the well-known Gillissenvaarders flag (only for members).

Registration form

Click below for the registration form. After sending, a message will follow as soon as possible.

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Authorization form

Each member owes an annual contribution and the contribution can be issued through an authorization.

Authorization form

Gillissenvaarders flag

The Gillissenvaarders foundation has its own flag. you can order it (if you are a member) via the form below.

Order Gillissenvaarders flag

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