Full service sailing charter

In the Netherlands, Rederij Vooruit has the largest selection of classic sailing ships, for a fantastic sailing experience on Lake IJssel and the Wadden Sea. Whether you are a fanatic sailor or prefer to relax on board with family, friends or colleagues; Rederij Vooruit offers you the best experience on sailing ships from the traditional brown fleet.

Besides on board accommodation in a ship’s cabin, we can also provide an excellent catering service and are always ready to help with every sailing related matter.
You wish to rent a sailboat including everything you need to have a phenomenal experience?
Then contact us now!

The largest shipping company of Lake IJssel

With a wide range of over 35 beautiful sailing ships, Rederij Vooruit can proudly call itself the largest shipping company of Lake IJssel.
We sail from all the main ports along the lake, such as Harlingen, Enkhuizen and Zoutkamp.
Take a look at the ports and berths here.

Various types of sailing boats to rent

Beautiful, historic sailing ships and flat-bottom boats, Rederij Vooruit has it all!
At our charter company, you get to choose the ship you wish to set sail with yourself. To help you in your choice, each ship has its own page on which you can find all ship’s specifics, a floor plan and images.

Still not sure which type of ship is the most suitable for you?
For an overview of all available sailing ships, simply click here.
Should you need advice in picking a ship, we always make sure you board the right one for your company trip, holiday or family activity.

More information about our sailboat rental

Feel like discovering the Netherlands with a traditional sailing ship?
Would you like to know more about adding extra services to your trip, such as catering or fun activities on the Wadden Islands?
Contact us now and book the sailing trip of your dreams!