When 22-year-old Douwe Gaastra set up his sailing workshop in Sneek in 1897, his ambition was to sail faster and farther.
He wants to rediscover the centuries-old Dutch tradition of world class, quality and workmanship.
Since then, Gaastra has become a stylish and functional lifestyle brand that enjoys international popularity.
Tested in the ocean with sea passion. Gaastra combines functional and durable fabrics and a modern touch in all products. Inspired by the adventurous and rebellious energy of sailors.