Inside VMG: Jaap has left the building.
A very special Inside VMG this time, because we are talking about Jaap. Jaap was working at VMG before it was even called VMG. He used to work for Zeeman yachtbuilders, which has later become VMG Yachtbuilders. Jaap is a true sailor who is always doing something with boats, no matter if he is working or not. He is well known in the 302 scene or you might know him from the most fantastic Norlin 37 (de Pieterman). But most of all, Jaap is a true craftsman.
A craftsman at heart. Even when he had reached the retirement age, Jaap was not ready to quit just yet. We were working on some amazing projects and Jaap was very keen to keep working on those. Eventually last week, the inevitable day had come: Jaap is retiring. His retirement will allow him to sail even more 302 and work on his own projects. Because the craftsman that he is, he will never fully quit carpentry!