Why not change your tack?
If you've got something to celebrate, need a great venue for a wedding or meeting, then there's a veritable armada of traditional vessels that operate out of Muiderzand Marina. Take a look!
- SS Succes
The SS Succes is an antique double-decker steamship built in 1897 with room on board for 10 to 110 guests. Her nostalgically decorated salons on both decks have comfortable bars. Teak, copper, crystal and nautical antiques adorn the vessel creating a unique ambiance that is almost impossible to put into words.
- Carpe Diem
The traditional sailing ship, the Carpe Diem is a magnificent party ship that really appeals to experienced sailors. Her elegant lines, white hull, teak decks and high rigging give her a particularly stylish appearance. The ship can host between 15 and 33 guests.
The Schuttevaer is a fully restored, hundred-year-old cargo vessel. For years, she used to transport wood and salt on the Baltic Sea. Nowadays, you'll find a grand café below deck with all the facilities you could imagine for organising top-level meetings. Measuring in at 43 m (141 ft) in length, she's the largest tjalk still in existence in the Netherlands. De Schuttevaer can accommodate 75 guests and is fully equipped for businesses and individuals to host their events out and about on the water.
- Willem Barentsz
The Willem Barentsz has a majestic presence with her myriad sails, white colour scheme and teak superstructure. The Willem Barentsz is 49.7 m (163 ft) long, can accommodate 100 guests on board, and is also an official wedding venue registered with Almere city council.
The De Toekomst was launched in 2002 and measuring in at 34 m (111½ ft) is the largest tjalk ever built in Friesland. She's a real eye-catcher! She has classic lines and has been specially equipped for businesses and individuals to host their events out and about on the water.
The De Selene was fully restored in 2008 and updated to keep her in line with modern-day requirements. She's a beautiful boat with classic lines. Everything has been fitted out on board with passenger safety in mind. There's plenty of seating on the middle deck in the sunken lounge area that has been finished in teak and furnished with cushions. The ship has been specially fitted out for day trips for companies and family groups.
The Gouwzee was built in 1907 and has an unusual history. This magnificent sailing boat measuring 35 m (115 ft) in length has a spacious day room and ten comfortable huts. It is ideally suited for team or group outings, but also for special school trips.
The Bounty measures 26 m (85 ft) in length and is ideal for various daytime/evening excursions, events, meetings, celebrations, birthday parties and weddings. She's perfect for groups of 15 to 50 people.