Our Story

Passion for yachts

Tako van Ineveld’s love affair with boats began at the age of 6 when his parents made the life changing decision to buy a 24 metre Baltic Trader, restore it and spend the next 14 years living life at sea, teaching charter guests how to sail.

Continuing his passion for sailing, he raced regularly from small race boats to J-Class racing, as well as breaking the Transatlantic record twice onboard the 152’ schooner ‘Windrose’.


Maritime school was a natural path for Tako, and a 4 year Bachelor Degree in Naval Architecture and Engineering in Rotterdam led to an internship at Dutch Built. Within the first week, he was handed his first project; managing the build of a 100ft Truly Classic.

He also holds a Master’s Ticket for commercial sailing vessels, a Maritime Officer’s Ticket for merchant vessels to 6000GT and an EMCI Certificate as a Yacht and Marine Surveyor.


In 1998 Dutch Built was taken over by the newly established Holland Jachtbouw, and so began Tako’s career in superyacht construction. Working his way up over 16 years, from Project Manager to Managing Director, gave him a very thorough knowledge of every aspect of the process of building some of the most iconic yachts afloat today.

At Van Ineveld & Co. his shipyard knowledge and expertise, from technical and operational to directorial, is proving invaluable to clients.

It's a team effort

As a co-founding member, Katie Beringer shares the same passion for yachts and sailing. With almost 10 years in the superyacht industry, she has worked in marketing, yacht management, and sales and charter brokerage. She is responsible for keeping our projects well documented, as well as using her eye for detail ensuring the interiors are built in accordance with drawings and specifications.

But you can never have all the expertise you need under one roof, which is why Van Ineveld & Co. has built a strong network of specific experts to work with, covering all elements of the build or refit of your yacht.

Our approach

Combining the entrepreneurial energy of a young company with more than two decades of experience in the superyacht industry, we dig deep, think ahead of the curve and operate efficiently.

Our independence ensures you receive truly objective advice, and frees us to focus exclusively on achieving your goals and objectives – freeing you to spend your time on what you do best.

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