About the Risico

Klipper Risico proves after 120 years still to be a good ship. The ship was built in 1895. Skipper Daan sails with the ship like they did it back then. Get carried away by the wind and the tide to the best places of the Netherlands has to offer.The ship is not only fast, but also easy to handle and with a small crew easy to sail. The shallow draft allows you to fully discover the Wadden Sea, with both high and low water. The skipper is an avid sailor and mudflats connoisseur, he will gladly take you to the special places outside the touristy areas around.On deck there is a spacious seating area, where you can sit during and after sailing. Inside is sought to preserve the atmosphere of former times combined with modern comforts. Overall an excellent formula for a successful sailing trip.Whether you want to go sailing for a day, weekend or week, with the risk it is guaranteed to be a success. Check out all packages and events from Rederij Vooruit.

Daan is since 2005, skipper and owner of the Risico. He decided to buy a ship for himself and that was the Risico. And ever since he increased the ship like he had desired. The perfect mix of tradition, comfort and excellent sailing characteristics. It makes each trip a successful journey.Crew
Daan Visser: Crew speaks German, English and Dutch.
On deck
High bulwarks / railing, wide sidewalks and plenty of deck space
In the day room
Heating, radio, CD player, library board, games
Galley6 burner stove, oven, fridge 200 liters, freezer, two sinksCabins
All with running water, central heating, reading lamp and ample storage space
Compass, GPS, VHF, binoculars, depth sounder


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Weekend € 2,220.00
Short Weekend € 1,740.00
Daytrip € 1,425.00
Midweek € 3,120.00
Week € 4,520.00
3 Holidays € 2,900.00
4 Holidays € 3,400.00

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Plan Risico - Rederij Vooruit

Properties Risico

Type Ship Clipper
Capacity 32 persons (day trip)
20 berths
Length 22.80 meter
Width 5.40 meter
Sail Surface 210.00 m²
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Risico in the picture

Extra information about the Risico

Port Harlingen The majority of our sailing ships set out from our homeport Harlingen. Located right near the beautiful Waddensea, port Harlingen is the best place to start your sailing trip. With the Afsluitdijk closeby, Lake IJssel and the Frisian Lakes are easily reached as well. Step aboard our traditional ships and explore the Netherlands! Port Harlingen is the most important harbour of the province of Friesland. Around the year 1157, the monks of monastery Ludingakerke in the small village of Almenum decided to dig canals to improve the looming trade by water. This smart piece of landscaping made Ludingakerke one of the wealthiest monasteries of Friesland, which turned out to be most profitable for the nearby township of Harlinga. In 1234, Harlingen gained its city rights and 1644 saw the Dutch Admiralty move from Dokkum to the blooming Frisian harbour. Craftsmanship and industry formed the city’s main business. Numerous…

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Sailing race Participating in sailing races is a real rush! Feel the tension just before the start; see the sails being hoisted and the focused faces of the crew as the sailing race gets underway. Be a part of the joy at the finish and the subsequent End Party! Organize your own sailing race The ships from Rederij Vooruit are highly suitable for sailing races. You can organize your own race if your group has more than 10 people. We’ll use two ships for your group and race a predetermined route. Who will sail across the finish line first? Who will with this exciting sailing race? Be a part of the action In addition to us organizing a race for you, there are a number of unique races in the Netherlands with large sailing ships. This is your chance to get to experience what it’s like to be onboard during…

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Travel tips for weektrip sailing: suggestions from various ports Here follow some routes which we can make from our home ports. All routes depend on weather and wind. The captain will be happy to advise and assist you in your daily naval council meeting. Sailing from Harlingen Sunday Meeting the boat and the crew Monday Harlingen – Vlieland Tuesday Vlieland – Texel Wednesday Sailing to Medemblik or to Enkhuizen Thursday Sailing to Workum Friday Workum – Makkum Saturday Makkum – Terschelling Sunday Back to Harlingen, saying goodbyes Sailing from Den Oever Sunday Meeting the boat and the crew Monday Den Oever – Enkhuizen Tuesday Enkhuizen – Lelystad (possibly a visit to the Batavia wharf and the shopping center) Wednesday Lelystad – Workum Thursday Workum – Terschelling Friday Terschelling – Vlieland Saturday Vlieland – Den Helder Sunday Back to Den Oever, saying goodbyes Sailing from Zoutkamp Sunday Boarding at 20.00u Monday…

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