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De Nieuwe Zorg

Historic sailing ship built in 1896 Show original

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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. Day trips 30 people
  2. 20 sleeping places
  3. Professional beer tap installation
  1. Music installation
  2. Each cabin has its own sink
  3. Sailing ship from 1896

Sailing ship summary

The Nieuwe Zorg was originally built for freight shipping in 1896. Goods such as peat, stones and wood were transported by the historic sailing ship. Around 1950 the sailing ship was converted into a houseboat. Although the Dutch tjalk is over 125 years old, it is equipped with all modern conveniences.

Egbert is the skipper of the Nieuwe Zorg and sails you across the Wadden Sea and the IJsselmeer. You board at Muiden, but other departure and arrival ports are possible on request. Egbert is happy to teach you how to sail, but there is also time and freedom to relax in the fresh sea air. You can rent the sturdy sailing ship for day trips, but also for multi-day trips. During day trips there is room for 30 people, and during multi-day trips there is room for no fewer than 20 people.

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Sailing ship description

The Dutch tjalk is now over 125 years old and equipped with all modern conveniences. The sailing ship has a sail area of no less than 240 square meters and a length of 25 meters. Skipper Egbert and his sailor are happy to teach you how to sail on this imposing sailing ship. The sailing areas of the Nieuwe Zorg are the Wadden Sea and the IJsselmeer. Safety is very important to skipper Egbert, so the ship is equipped with children's life jackets and a bathing ladder.

The historic ship offers sleeping accommodation for no less than 20 people during multi-day trips. Are you going away alone for a day with your friends, family or colleagues? Then you can also rent the Nieuwe Zorg for a day trip, there is room for no less than 30 people. On board there are four 2-person cabins and three 4-person cabins. Compared to many other sailing ships, each cabin has its own sink.

The kitchen is well equipped and includes a refrigerator, oven, 6 gas burners and finally a beer tap. Enjoy a home-drafted beer at the end of a long day. The ship is also equipped with a TV/DVD (on request) and a professional music system, in short, everything to make it a pleasant and successful evening.

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Property type

Sailing ship

Payment policy

25-75% or 50-50% or 100% (read more)

Cancellation policy

Security deposit

Not required

Check in/out time

Please, ask owner


7 Bedrooms, 20 Sleeps

Single bed: 20


Each cabin has its own sink.

4x 2-person cabins
3x 4-person cabins

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Number of bathrooms: 1
Number of toilets: 2

Holiday type


Sporting activities
Fully equipped kitchen


Microwave / oven
Dining table & chairs

Music system / CD player


DVD player


TV/DVD available on request.

Indoor facilities

Barbeque / braai

Outdoor facilities

Terrace / balcony

Central heating

Heating / cooling

Sea views


Panoramic views
Close to the beach

Paid parking

General information

Pets allowed
Smoking not allowed

Swimminig / watersports

Dogs allowed in consultation.

Activities nearby


Tour guide





26 km


11 km

Train station

23 km

How to get there

The departure port is Muiden. Other departure and arrival ports are available on request. Depending on the boarding location, the skipper will give you more information about parking facilities and give route instructions.

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About the area

The sailing areas of the Nieuwe Zorg are the Waddenzee and the IJsselmeer. Skipper Egbert is happy to tell you more about the sailing areas. Get to know the charming harbor towns and enjoy a drink on one of the cozy terraces.

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Houseboat owner


“Ik ben de schipper en eigenaar van de Nieuwe Zorg. Ik vaar het schip samen met een maat en natuurlijk met onze gasten. Jaarlijks starten we het vaarseizoen met een nieuwe maat (matroos); een vriendelijke jongeling die geïnteresseerd is in een toekomst op de bruine vloot. De maat leert en samen leren wij onze gasten over het leven en werken aan boord. Een schip als de Nieuwe Zorg vaar je namelijk altijd samen! Maar natuurlijk is er ook tijd en vrijheid om te relaxen.”

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

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