Houseboat The Great Belt - Large Logger - sleeps 34

She sailed the Atlantic, helped the allied forces during WWII and now The Great Belt is a great charter ship to discover the Wadden and North Sea!

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Houseboat summary

There are multiple options when booking a sailing trip with this wonderfully decorated ship. You can depart either form Amsterdam or Harlingen. Book this unique logger ship for a day trip on the IJsselmeer, or enjoy sailing multiple days around the Wadden Sea. Since this ship is seaworthy (she sailed the Baltic Sea and the Atlantic in the late 30's and early 40's!) you can even choose to sail the waves of the North Sea.

The ship has a capacity of 50 when sailing for a single day and a capacity of 34 people when on a multiple day trip.  No nautical experience is required when sailing with this ship. An experienced crew will be there with you to show you how everything works. Together you will sail the ship.

Houseboat description

This impressive 50 meter long ship with engine and auxiliary sail is a logger. She was originally built in 1928 as a freight ship, sailing the North sea, Atlantic and Baltic sea. During World War II this ship was used to as a balloon vessel, helping the Allied forces in Normandy. In 2012 she was fully renovated and turned into the amazing charter ship you see today. Being an impressive 50 meters long and almost 7 meters in width, this amazing ship can hold up to 50 people on day trips. Perfect for larger groups and company retreats.  

The layout of this sailing ship

On the deck of this unique ship you will find a seating area from which you can enjoy the sea, or you could join in the sailing of course. Below deck you will find the famous interior with marvelous timber work and many original details. There is a common room which you and your party can relax after a day sailing. You will also find a professional kitchen here with all the that you could need like, 6-pit stove, large oven, fridge and freezer. The ship offers 13 bedrooms: three 4-person cabins, four 3-person cabins and six 2-person cabins. There are four bathrooms and three toilets on the ship and each cabins has a sink.

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

  • Capacity day trips: 50

  • Departs from: Harlingen or Amsterdam

  • Sailling area: IJsselmeer, Wadden Sea, North Sea

  • Nr of bed: 34

  • Type & Length: Logger, 50 m

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