Boatyard Nieko is based along the banks of the “van Harinxma canal” in the Frisian city of Franeker. 

Based on our devotion to quality and customer satisfaction we cater for all boating needs.
Please find a summary of our main activities below. If what you’re looking for is not listed please do not hesitate to contact us and we’ll do our best to help you find a solution.

  • restoration of heritage vessels 
  • new builds; hull, sail-away and fully fitted 
  • hull and cabin conversions or alterations 
  • all nautical and domestic installations (to BSS standard) 
  • engines and auxiliaries 
  • facilities* 
  • winter storage 
  • diesel, gas, water

*Our facilities include an indoor workspace measuring 25m by 11m (82’x36′) and 45m (148′) of mooring space. Our 2000m2 (19,000 sqft) standing area complies with the latest environmental regulations.

A 15t mobile crane and 5t forklift are permanently on site to aid with works. For the heavy lifting operations a crane pad is installed allowing lift operations up to 100t.

In the UK we work in association with