Extra measures

Update, Thursday 5 August 2021

On this page you will find the latest developments regarding the corona virus and the extra measures that apply to a boating holiday at Yachtcharter De Drait in the Netherlands as well as Germany.

Situation in Friesland (the Netherlands)

Despite the corona measures it is possible to enjoy a carefree boating holiday without any ristrictions in the Netherlands. For the current situation in the Netherlands you can visit the website of the National Government (Rijksoverheid) in English.

  • Are you traveling to the Netherlands from abroad? Please check before your travel which rules apply to you on the website of the Dutch goverment: Rijksoverheid. There are no additional entry restrictions for the most countries.
  • Are you traveling abroad from the Netherlands after your boating holiday at Yachtcharter De Drait? Then you can have yourself tested free of charge before your journey. This is possible via the website www.testenvoorjereis.nl. On this website it is also possible to make a test appointment, if you are not an inhabitant of the Netherlands.
  • All restaurants and public locations, such as recreation locations, art and culture locations, are open. Before you visit one of these locations, please check the website of the location to see if it is open.
  • Wearing a face mask is only mandatory in public transport, at stations and airports for everyone over 12 years old.
  • All shops, supermarkets, drugstores and gas stations are open.
  • There is no longer a maximum group size.

Situation in Brandenburg (Germany)

The following restrictions currently apply in the boating area Brandenburg. These restrictions are valid from the 3rd of June:

  • Retail shops are opened without any appointment;
  • Contact sports are only outdoor possible without any number of people (previous limited to 10 persons);
    (Note: contact-free indoor sport – such as fitness studios – is already permitted from June 1st due to the previous regulations)
  • Outdoor pools are opened;
  • School sports are again possible without restrictions and school swimming can start again to the fullest;
  • Events outside are allowed with up to 500 and inside with up to 200 guests;
  • Cinema, theater, concerts subject to hygiene requirements yet to be determined;
  • The indoor area of a restaurant is open for people up to two households at one table;
  • Tourist offers such as boat tours can use indoor catering;
  • Communal facilities on campsites can be opened;
  • Contact sports are possible in rooms for up to 30 people;
  • Indoor playgrounds are open;
  • No personal limits for other educational, training and further education institutions;
  • Private celebrations are possible with an upper limit to be determined.

Be aware: These measures in both our sailing areas are subject to change and we advise you to consult the relevant websites prior to your trip for any changes. If you have any questions, then do not hesitate to contact us.

Extra measures at De Drait

The office is opened during regular opening times. We would love to answer all your questions by phone or Email. When you come to visit our office, marina, or charter location, we have some measures and we have adjusted our policy regarding the 1,5-meter distance. We will also not shake hands and ask you to disinfect your hands before entering our office.

When you have rented a boat from us:

  • If you come to check-in, we ask one person to come to the desk.
  • Also, our sailing instructions will be given to a maximum of one person.
  • We request that you transfer your payments and/or the deposit to us by bank prior to your boating holiday. Alternatively, you can also pay the deposit with your bank card before departure.
  • During your stay on board, we ask you to ventilate properly and to use disinfectants.
  • If you need assistance on board from one of our employees, we ask you to keep a distance from our employee while he is working on board.
  • Currently, it is possible to use the toilets and showers in our marina.

Marina activities, yacht service, and yachtcharter will continue regarding the additional measures. If you have any questions about anything, please call +31 (0) 512 513276 or email info@dedrait.com for Drachten Friesland or call +49 3381604590 or via brandenburg@dedrait.com, if you have a booked a boating holiday in Brandenburg (Germany).

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