Yachting in the Netherlands for professionals and amateurs
The Netherlands has been developing maritime traditions for many centuries. Sailors have discovered new waterways and lands, craftsmen have built ships. Nowadays, the picturesque Dutch shores lure professional and beginner-yachtsmen, fans of marine recreation and travel. Sailing is very popular. In summer. hundreds of white sails adorn the coast of the North Sea. The yachting infrastructure in the Netherlands is highly developed. There are about six hundred equipped and comfortable marinas, where all the amenities and full-fledged service are provided, on the coastal areas.
The Netherlands water area is a great place for yachting
The Netherlands is impressive due to the number of archipelagoes and small islands, cozy gulfs and fabulous bays. The warm current of the Gulf Stream provides a favorable and temperate climate, the average summer temperature is 20C. Sunny days, calm blue waters and numerous magnificent designs contribute to tourist and sports yachting. Traveling under sail will bring a lot of positive emotions and enable you to see the other side of the Netherlands.
The most popular stops, when sailing along the Dutch coast, are as follows:
- Amsterdam. The capital is a water city, it is located on the banks of the IJsselmeer Bay at the mouth of the Amstel River, and is also connected to the North Sea by the North Sea Canal. Small yachts can moor in the center of the capital. It is rich in historical and cultural landmarks, impressive for its beauty and spectacular scenery.
- Island of Vlieland. It enters the chain of the Frisian Islands, which separate the North Sea and the Wadden Sea. The shores fascinate with the white sand and amazingly beautiful vegetation. There are only two villages, West-Vlieland and Ost-Vlieland, on the island. There is the port for yachts, which is able to accommodate about three hundred ships, eight hundred meters from the latter village.
- Vlissingen. It’s a port city of Walcheren Island, located in the place, where the Scheldt River flows into the North Sea. This is an ancient fishing village that can charm you with its beauty and comfort.
Do you want to sail along the picturesque Dutch shores? Sailing Duck will be your reliable travel partner. We will offer the best suitable yacht for the charter, help map the sailing route, taking into account all the wishes and suggest related services.