Houseboat Authentic Sailing Charter Close to Amsterdam

Get aboard this marvelous piece of sailing history and get ready for a unforgettable experience

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Houseboat summary

Sailing with this amazing tjalk is a once in a lifetime experience. Go offshore sailing on the Wadden Sea or sail on the IJsselmeer and feel like a real sailor. This breathtaking ship offers a wide variety of trips, from just a half day sailing to multiple day trips to the Wadden Islands. When sailing for a (half) day up to 34 people can join and on multiple day trips 18 people can come sailing. An experienced crew will take care of you during the trip, so no nautical experience is required. However, if you want, the crew members and captain will certainly show you how to sail the waves.

Houseboat description

This though tjalk was built in 1892 and has a rich history. With its 24 meters in length and 5 meters in width this is an impressive ship. Departing from just north of Amsterdam this is the perfect place to start a sailing journey. The ship is perfect equipped for an unforgettable family get away or a good time with friends.


Layout of this sailing ship

There is plenty of space on the deck to relax or sail if you wish to, below deck there is also a seating area. The ship also has a professional 5-pit stove, large oven and fridge. The ship offers six cabins: three 4-person rooms and three 2-person rooms. There are two toilets and one bathroom on the ship.


Afternoon trip

We are specialized in trips for groups who have limited time. If you are visiting Amsterdam, you can choose our special afternoon trip. During this short but very enjoyable sailing trip on the famous Markermeer and Gouwzee we can throw a great BBQ and share the joy of sailing just around the corner of Amsterdam. You will board around 13.00 and at 17.00 we are back in the harbor. The perfect sailing charter solution when visiting The Netherlands with limited time or a busy time schedule.


Catering options

We offer catering options for every type of sailing trip. From a BBQ during an afternoon trip to a great 7-course meal for special occasions. Just let us know your requirements and we will get back to you with a detailed menu to suit your needs.


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

  • Departs from: Monnickendam, just 10 KM north of Amsterdam

  • Sailling area: IJsselmeer, Waddensea, Markermeer Gouwzee

  • Type & Length: Tjalk, 24 m.

  • Nr of beds: 18

  • Capacity day trips: 34

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