Houseboat 'Driven by Sails' - Sailing Cruises from Enkhuizen

We are driven by sailing, and by sails. So get on board and join us sail along on the Wadden Sea and IJsselmeer.

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Houseboat summary

Welcome aboard the Eendracht and enjoy sailing on the IJsselmeer, Wadden Sea and Frisian lakes. Built in 1900 this historic Tjalk offers a unique experience that any sea loving person should come and enjoy. This is the perfect ship for smaller, more intimate groups looking for an amazing time.

The ship has a capacity of 24 when sailing for a single day and a capacity of 16 people when on a multiple day trip. When you are visiting Holland sail with us on the IJsselmeer, Wadden Sea and/or the Frisian lakes. The crew is experienced and hospitable. No nautical knowledge is required, you will sail together with the crew who will show you around.

Houseboat description

This 25,5 meter long Tjalk is the perfect ship for smaller groups who are looking for an amazing trip. Built in 1900 this sailing vessel is both practical and charismatic and offers both the unique experience of joining in sailing the ship if you choose to or simply relaxing. The width of the ship is 5,5 meters and the depth only 1 meter, enabling us to sail very shallow waters.

The layout of this sailing ship

You can find a large seating area where you can relax after a long day sailing with your group. The ship also has a professional 5-pit stove, large oven, fridge an freezer. The ship contains seven bedrooms, one 4-person cabin and six 2-person cabins. There are two toilets on the ship and a shower.

Catering options

You can rent our sailing charter based on 'sailing only' but if you want you can choose to let us do the catering. But you can also choose to 'cook with the cook'. Then you hire our cook for an affordable rate and you cook along. This way you are assured that the right amount of food is prepared, with the right amount of spices. This service is appreciated especially because not everyone has the experience to cook for larger groups - and our cook does. 

Rates and availability

Prices are dependent on the requirements of your party. Therefore we kindly ask to fill out the enquiry form on the right side of this page and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

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Houseboat highlights

  • Type & Lenght: Tjalk, 25,5 m.

  • Departs from: Enkhuizen

  • Capacity day trips: 20

  • Nr of beds: 14

  • Sailling area: IJsselmeer, Frisian Lakes, Wadden Sea

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