Friesland is also called the ‘water province’ of the Netherlands: no wonder it’s a true paradise for water sports enthusiasts. Did you know that the beautiful Frisian lakes are all connected? This makes Friesland the perfect place to explore by boat. And do you need a break? Everywhere in the province you’ll find more than enough mooring options, or as the Frisians call it: marrekrite moorings. These marrekrite mooring places can be found at the most beautiful spots in nature.
To explore Friesland, you can rent our boats from our marinas in Drachten and Woudsend. Both marinas are great starting points: from there, you can easily sail to well-known Frisian water sports places such as Grou, Lemmer and Sneek. Would you like to sail a little longer? You can even enter the bustling canals of the Dutch capital Amsterdam by boat.
And, if you prefer a little more peace and quiet time in nature: the beautiful national park Alde Feanen is closeby and easy to discover by boat. In addition, you can take longer boat trips to other surrounding nature reserves such as the Weerribben, the IJsselmeer and the Wadden Islands.
More information about the sailing area Friesland can be found below:
- Sailing routes in Friesland
- Sailing without a navigation licence
- Follow a skipper training
- From our blog:
- General practical information about renting a boat