Houseboat Castle Roux - IJsselmeer and Wadden Sea Sailing Charters

We offer tailored sailing charters to Volendam, Edam, Marken, Hoorn, Friesland and even the Wadden Islands.

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Houseboat 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 . 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.

Houseboat description

Experience this beautiful 30 meter long clipper, built in 1908 she’s 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) it’s 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 .

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 it’s 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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Houseboat highlights

  • Nr of beds: 26

  • Sailling area: IJsselmeer, Frisian Lakes, Wadden Sea

  • Capacity day trips: 35

  • Departs from: Monnickendam

  • Type & Lenght: Clipper, 30m

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