Castle Roux - IJsselmeer and Wadden Sea Sailing Charters
We offer tailored sailing charters to Volendam, Edam, Marken, Hoorn, Friesland and even the Wadden Islands.
- 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
- Departs from: Monnickendam
- Type & Lenght: Clipper, 30m
- Capacity day trips: 35
- Nr of beds: 26
- Sailling area: IJsselmeer, Frisian Lakes, Wadden Sea
Sailing ship summary
This ship offers a great variety of sailing options. You can book this sailboat for both day trips or make a journey of a week. When opting for the day trip this ship can hold up to 35 people, on multiple day trips the capacity is 26. The ship departs from the port in Monnickendam. This ship sails on the IJselmeer, Wadden Sea and the Frisian lakes. 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.
Would you like to rent this ship for your group? Ask for a free quote.
Sailing ship description
Experience this beautiful 30 meter long clipper, built in 1908 shes rich with history. For the first 80 years of its existence this ship was used as a freight carrier on the Dutch, Belgian and French canals. Transporting potatoes, maize, trees and cattle food. In 1986 this amazing clipper was renovated in to the amazing ship you see today.
Sailing ports and waters
In the Winter period (November March) its located right in the city centre of Amsterdam at the historic shipyard called Scheepswerf Kromhout. During the summer months (April October) the ship is docked in the home port of Monnickendam.
From the latter you can depart to enjoy an amazing sailing trip on this clipper rich with history. Sail on the Frisian Lakes, Wadden Sea or IJsselmeer and experience what its like to sail on a real ship first hand.
The layout of this sailing ship
On this characteristic ship you will find a large common room with tv and stereo, here you can relax after a day of sailing. The kitchen is connected to the common room, creating an amazing space for you and your company. The ship contains ten bedrooms, three 4-person cabins and seven 2-person cabins. There are two bathrooms and three toilets 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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How to get there
The ship can be found in the harbor of Monnickendam. About 30 minutes north of Amsterdam this small town is easy to reach with public transport.
About the area
Monnickendam can be found in North-Holland about 30 minutes from Amsterdam. Visiting Amsterdam is always a great plan when you’re near. With its rich history and beautiful canals it makes for a great experience.
The Grote of Sint-Nicolaaskerk is the most important church in the city of Monnickedam. The Gothic building can be found in the old city centre of the city. Original construction began in 1400 and was completed around 1510.
The oldest hand-played Carillon of the Netherlands can be found in Monnickedam. You can find it in the Townhall tower called the Speeltoren. Construction started in the late 14th century.
The first time I went on a flat bottom boat I was only a teenager. Ever since that moment I realized this is want I want. I worked as a deckhand for six years. After this I got my own ship and never looked back. That was 7 years ago and I’m still happy I made that decision. The guests are my priority, if they want to actively participate in sailing that’s fine or if they rather relax on the ship that’s fine too.
1 Review - Castle Roux - IJsselmeer and Wadden Sea Sailing Charters
Hermann - Austria
Great sailing with this clipper
We started our sailing journey in Monnickendam and went to the Ijsselmeer. Here we had a unforgetable sailing experience.