One way tour Drachten & Brandenburg

One-Way Tour







Yachtcharter De Drait has two locations in Friesland: Drachten and Woudsend. From the location in Germany, Brandenburg an der Havel, the German waterways can be discovered. Besides, the waterways in these regions, also the waterways between Friesland and Brandenburg inviting themselves to be discovered. This unique boating tour, called the one way tour, can be booked twice a year. In the spring our motor yachts, which are in Friesland for the winter maintenance, are being sailed to Brandenburg and in the autumn the other way around.

How does it works?

The one way tour is a unique experience! Before departure you will receive an in depth instruction on board. After this, you will receive an explanation of the sailing route and thereafter you can start your adventure which takes two to three weeks. It’s time to cast off. Along the Frisian meadows and the small villages you will reach the particular landscape of Groningen. Germany has both beautiful nature and unique waterways. All of this together creates a unique experience! Recommended mooring places are for example Delfzijl, Hannover and Magdeburg. The luxurious motor yachts are fully equipped and have everything you need during your boating tour.

You can choose to sail over the inland waterways. To do so, you need to be in the possession of boating license 1. If you possess boating license 2, you can also sail the route over the Eems-Dollard. You will receive all necessary watermaps, as well as route descriptions and an extensive instruction before departure. The tour from Friesland to Brandenburg has a distance of around 650 kilometers, which can be sailed in a minimum of 2 weeks. 


We offer 5 different routes for the one way tour from Friesland to Brandenburg. The routes vary in length but all have their own aspects of beauty. Route 4 goes along the Rhine and this route can only be sailed in autumn. The routes over Stadskanaal (route 2 and 3) are dependent on the bridge opening times, which diver for each boating season.



We are more than happy to help you plan the most suitable route beforehand. Therefore, it is also possible to receive the routes per mail, which contains an elaborate description of the route. In the map above you can find the sailing routes. Moreover, several sightseeings and information on marinas in the Netherlands and Germany are listed out as well. 

Need any assistance with planning the route for your one way tour? Get in touch with us via 

Costs and availability:

For our regular one way tours from Brandenburg to Drachten and the other way around, we still have several options available in 2025. The one way tour is not bookable online. Do you want the request any further information? Send an EMail to It is advisable to make a reservation for the one way tour on time, because of the limited availability and the many questions.

Rental prices:
Safari Houseboat and Renal 36 
Advantage 38 and Bravoure 40
Deluxe 42 and Renal 45/50

Fuel costs:
Administration fee:
Service package:
Cleaning costs:

Rental price for 2 weeks: € 1.100,-*
Rental price for 2 weeks: € 1.300,-*
Rental price for 2 weeks: € 1.500,-*

Upon consumption
€ 17,-
€ 27,-
€ 150 – € 210


*It is possible to book for one week extra. Please mention this with your request and we will look at the possibilities. The prices are excluding obligatory extras, like cleaning costs, administration fee and service package. Fuel is being charged upon consumption. The transport from and to our locations needs to be organized at your own initiative. 

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