The impressive clipper Waddenzee was built as a cargo vessel in the year 1885.
When trade over water came to an end, the Waddenzee was transformed into a charter ship and joined the fleet of Rederij Vooruit in 1997.
Despite the massive overhaul, she still breathes the atmosphere of a time long gone.
Skipper and host Erik welcomes you aboard and will definitely show you the true art of sailing.
A sailing trip with the Waddenzee guarantees you the adventure of your dreams!
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Aboard the Waddenzee
High railing and wide gangways surround the ship and a spacious deck area offers comfortable seating, even for large groups.
Here, you can really take in the beautiful Dutch landscape and enjoy the views over the water.
The day room supplies all sorts of entertainment, such as a radio, a CD-player, an extensive library and games.
Central heating keeps the room warm when temperatures drop, which makes her an excellent choice for those who wish to sail off-season.
You will find everything you need to make your own snacks and meals in the ship’s kitchen; a 6 burner stove, a fridge, a freezer and 2 sinks are at your disposal.
To that, the galley also provides an assortment of pots, pans, plates, cutlery, glasses and all necessary cooking utensils.
The best part? The on board bar is equipped with a beer tap!
Each cabin has its own sink with hot and cold running water, a reading light and sufficient storage space for your personal belongings.
A little port hole can be opened to let in fresh air and you can turn up central heating when it gets chilly.
In addition, the Waddenzee has 3 toilets as well as 3 showers.
This means the ship does not have to be docked in a port whenever you need to use the bathroom.
- home port Harlingen
- the crew speaks Dutch, English and German