Houseboat Historic Schooner -North Sea and Baltic Sea - Sleep 24

This sailboat rental offers a variety of options. From day trips on the North Sea to three-week trips on the Baltic Sea.

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Houseboat summary

The options are endless. You can book this sailboat rental both just a day trip on the North Sea or make a journey of several weeks, sailing the waves of the Baltic Sea. If you choose to book a day trip this boat has a capacity of 46 people. When booking a multiple day stay the capacity is 24. During the summer the ship leaves from Kiel for trips on the Baltic Sea and in the winter she is docked in Rotterdam, available for shorter trips on the North Sea. No nautical experience is required whatsoever. A professional and experienced crew will show you the works, and together you will raise the sails and determine the destination. 

Houseboat description

This beautiful 39 meter long training ship with auxiliary engine is a schooner, the largest class of sailing ships. She was originally built in 1916 as a herring logger without an engine. Later she was  used as a freight ship in the Scandinavian waters. Ever since 1982 the ship is used as a sailing training ship with support engine. The width is 6,5 meters and the depth is 2,5 meter. When completely rigged, the total sail surface is 480 sqm. The engine is a 160 HP Deutz diesel and electricity is 220V, 380V. 

Sail Baltic Sea and the North Sea

From mid-April to mid-October you can rent this ship for spectacular group trips on the Baltic Sea. In the winter the ship is docked in the Veerhaven, the most beautiful harbor in Rotterdam. The ship is then available for short or longer trips, but also for training on board and as stationary sleeping accommodation. On request the captain is open to change the departing harbor, so feel free to enquire about the options. 

Who can get on board? 

One might ask: "Who can go on board on such a big ship?" The answer is simple: everyone. You don’t need any prior experience for this sailboat rental . You will be accompanied by a skilled and qualified crew. They will explain everything you need to know about sailing and any questions you may have about this historic sailing vessel. You will lift the sails together with them and your group. Truly a great getaway for a family, group of friends or a corporate retreat. The route will be determined in consultation with the skipper. This depends on the weather and wind at the time.

The layout of this sailing ship 

On the deck of this amazing ship there is a common room which can seat up to 24 people, here you can find a buffet. The ship also has a professional 6-pit stove, large oven, fridge an freezer. The ship contains eight bedrooms, four 4-person rooms and four 2-person rooms. There are both male and female bathrooms with sinks and showers. There are two toilets on the ship.

Summer destinations

In general this schooner is docked in Kiel-Holtenau, Germany. The destinations are Denmark of the German coast, the Big Belt and the Sont. You can book the ship for short weekend trips or journeys up to three weeks. With the longer trips we can even sail as far as Sweden and Norway. Wherever you decide to go, you can be assured that the trip will be pleasant and comfortable. Thanks to the many islands in this area, there is always a sheltered space to be found where we can anchor or moor in a harbour. From there you can get on land and explore the surroundings. 

Winter destinations

During the colder months we are docked in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Our harbour is called the Veerhaven, the most beautiful of the city if you ask us. On request we can go out for trips on the North Sea. 

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

  • Sailling area: North Sea, Baltic Sea

  • Departs from: Rotterdam (NL) or Kiel (DE)

  • Capacity day trips: 46

  • Nr of beds: 24

  • Type & Lenght: Schooner, 39 meters

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