Launch D&Ø Houseboats: excellence in Dutch Design

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An outstanding living experience on the water

Davy & Ørsted is proud to present the D&Ø Houseboats, a testament to Dutch Design and a new chapter in aquatic living. Designed by Studio Piet Boon, the D&Ø Houseboats offer an outstanding living experience on the water with innovative design, functionality and extraordinary comfort

With the growing demand for houseboats that offer a blend of recreation and living, D&Ø houseboats provide tranquillity, closeness to nature and an off-grid lifestyle without the constraints of a permanent residence or fixed location.

The freedom of water meets the comfort of home

According to Piet Boon, founder of Studio Piet Boon: “Each design bears our signature love for quality, elegance and innovation. Every detail caters to and elevated living experience”. The ecoconscious ethos of the D&Ø Houseboats prepares for a sustainable future. Powered by the sun, these vessels are a sanctuary on the water, featuring repurposed materials, electric propulsion and self-sufficient water systems that redefine what it means to live off-grid responsibly.

"Our houseboats extend beyond living accommodation; they provide an exceptional escape, connecting you with the serene beauty of nature," says Theo Pauw, founder & marketing manager of D&Ø Houseboats. "Designed for leisure, remote work or living, our houseboats promise an unparalleled experience where the freedom of the water meets comfort of home.”

"At Davy & Ørsted, we honour the innovative heritage of aluminium pioneers Sir Humphry Davy and Hans Christian Ørsted, the literal foundation of our houseboats," says Tim Klijn, founder & product development at D&Ø Houseboats. "Constructed with recycled aluminium, in a cradle-to-cradle approach, we pay homage to these pioneers while prioritizing sustainability."

The design approach on water

The approach of Studio Piet Boon to the D&Ø Houseboats design is one of balance—unifying the functionality of a recreational vessel with the fluid beauty of a seafaring object. Gentle curves and architectural finesse combine to create a silhouette that exudes both strength and grace. The design philosophy is one of integration and harmony, where soft lines and thoughtful proportions offer a serene living experience on the water.


Introducing the Comfort 65, Elegance 65 and Prestige 100

The Comfort 65, spans 65 square meters and features a spacious living area, a deluxe kitchen and the versatility of one or two bedrooms, accommodating 2 to 4 persons. Convertible sliding doors seamlessly transform the living space into an inviting terrace, blending indoor comfort with the beauty of the outdoors.

The luxurious upper deck offers panoramic views, cozy daybeds and a welcoming dining experience for shared moments in comfort.

The Elegance 65 offers all the features of the Comfort 65 and additionally features a stylish covered rooftop terrace. The sliding wall panels of the structure create a luxurious living area with privacy, where one can enjoy the surroundings in harmony, protected from the elements. The roof top also provides space for solar panels.


The Prestige 100, spans 100 square meters comfortably accommodating 4 to 6 individuals. The main deck features lavish living quarters, a deluxe kitchen and the option of two or three bedrooms. Its integration of indoor and outdoor spaces with sliding doors offers a luxurious and boundless living experience that extend the indoor space into a stunning outdoor terrace.

The upper deck features a deluxe master bedroom with panoramic views, a sauna offering a unique wellness experience on the water and an inviting lounge area with daybeds for endless moments under the open sky, that feel both boundless and intimate.

All models are equipped with a joystick control system, providing effortless navigation for precision control and confidence on the water. The joystick control system, revolutionizing the houseboating experience, provides precise and intuitive steering for docking and manoeuvring in tight spaces.

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