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The Frisian Lady - sleeps 12

Welcome aboard our traditional sailing ship, built in 1907 but well adapted to the modern times!

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  • Your money is safe, we pay your host 2 days after check-in.
  • 100% refund in the unlikely event the host cancels.
  • Changing booking details is always free.
  • Access to urgent phone line during your booking.
  • Book Co2 positive, we compensate 3 times more than we emit.

Sailing ship highlights

  1. Departs from: Edam and Makkum
  2. Type & Length: Tjalk, 20.1 m
  3. Capacity day trips: 20
  1. Nr of beds: 12
  2. Sailling area: IJsselmeer, Frisian Lakes, Wadden Sea

Sailing ship summary

Welcome aboard out classic tjalk, built in 1907 this ship offer an unique sailing cruise. Offering both day trips for 20 people and multiple day trips for 12 people this ship is perfect for a smaller more intimate group. Come sailing with us on the IJsselmeer, Wadden sea or Frisian Lakes for a unique sailing adventure. Our departing port is either Edam or Makkum.The crew is hospitable and experienced so no prior nautical knowledge is required.

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Sailing ship description

Built in 1907 this Tjalk will allow you to experience what old school sailing is really like. This ship offers an original sailing experience with its authentic deck layout. With its 20 meters in length, 4,5 meters in width and only 0,8 meters depth, its the perfect ship for sailing on the Frisian Lakes. Because the ship has a lot of sails it can go quite fast however if you prefer a relaxed day at the water, that is also possible.

Basic sailing cruise

This ship offers an unique sailing cruise experience however this is an old ship without all the modern luxury some people are used to today. You wont find a TV or WiFi here. Its about sailing and that we do offer. A very cosy and characteristic piece of sailing heritage. Get ready to go back to the basics with us and enjoy what life is really about.

The layout of this sailing ship

On deck there is plenty of space from which you can enjoy the sea on join in on the sailing. Below deck the ship has one large sleeping area where 12 people can sleep. There is a toilet and shower on the ship.

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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Property type

Sailing ship

Check in/out time

Please, ask owner


1 Bedroom, 12 Sleeps

Single bed: 12


There is one bathroom and one toilet on the ship. All beds are located in the large bedroom with a total of 12 single beds.

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Number of bathrooms: 1
Number of toilets: 1

Holiday type

Lake / riverside

Fully equipped kitchen


Dining table & chairs

Music system / CD player

ask for oven


Barbeque / braai

Outdoor facilities

Sea views


Paid parking

General information

No pets allowed
Smoking not allowed

Swimminig / watersports

Activities nearby



How to get there

Makkum can be found in Friesland, the most northern Province. It’s easiest reached by car or public transport from the city Leeuwarden.

The second harbor where this ship can depart from is Edam. This fishing village can be found just North of Amsterdam and can be reached by both car and public transport.

About the area

Makkum is a small town in Friesland with about 3000 residents. However it’s very popular with tourists. Makkum is well-known for her Makkumer earthwork.

There is plenty to do in Edam, there are old buildings with rich history all over the town. Edam is also famous for its cheeses, something you will notice if you visit the Netherlands.

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Houseboat owner


I will be your host on this journey. I love sailing and hope you will join us in this adventure.

Response time
Normally within 8 hours
Language spoken
Dutch, English, German, Turkish

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