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Charter Houseboat Doerak 950 AK De Veenhoop
De Veenhoop
4.9
 (3)

Doerak - 950 AK | 4 people (1971)

4
4
Super owner
Without a skipper

From €150 per day

Charter Houseboat Cobra Maestro 42 Makkum
Makkum
5.0
 (2)

Cobra - Maestro 42 | 6 people (2024)

6
6
Without a skipper

From €341 per day

Charter Sailboat Maxus 21 Grou
Grou
4.3
 (10)

Maxus - 21 | 4 people (2009)

4
4
Super owner
Without a skipper

From €75 per day

Charter Sailboat Bavaria Bavaria 38 Stavoren
Stavoren
5.0
 (1)

Bavaria - Bavaria 38 | 7 people (2004)

7
7
With or without a skipper

From €171 per day

Charter Motorboat Saga 27 AC Leeuwarden
Leeuwarden
4.8
 (2)

Saga - 27 AC | 5 people (1979)

5
4
Super owner
Without a skipper

From €130 per day

Charter Motorboat Valkkruiser Valkkruiser Leeuwarden
Leeuwarden
4.8
 (4)

Valkkruiser - Valkkruiser | 4 people (1986)

4
4
Super owner
Without a skipper

From €150 per day

Charter Houseboat Fiomar Type Aquanaut 1000 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
4.1
 (2)

Fiomar - Type Aquanaut 1000 | 4 people (2012)

4
4
Without a skipper

Charter Houseboat Lotus Elite Pedro Skiron 35 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
New

Lotus Elite - Pedro Skiron 35 | 2 people (2015)

2
2
Without a skipper

From €279 per day

Charter Sailboat Clever 24.5 Sneek
Sneek
4.5
 (10)

Clever - 24.5 | 6 people (2001)

6
4
With or without a skipper

From €104 per day

Charter Sailboat Sportina 680 Clever 23 Sneek
Sneek
4.0
 (3)

Sportina 680 - Clever 23 | 4 people (2001)

4
4
With or without a skipper

From €85 per day

Charter Motorboat Sloep Breedendam Heeg
Heeg
4.8
 (1)

Sloep - Breedendam | 6 people (2010)

6
With a skipper

From €394 per day

Charter Houseboat Zuiderzee Elite Kappa 1350 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
New

Zuiderzee Elite - Kappa 1350 | 4 people (2015)

4
4
Without a skipper

From €299 per day

Charter Houseboat Banckert Linssen 36 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
New

Banckert - Linssen 36 | 4 people (2015)

4
4
Without a skipper

From €243 per day

Charter Houseboat Archipel Elite Valk Kruiser 1200 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
3.7
 (2)

Archipel Elite - Valk Kruiser 1200 | 4 people (2012)

4
4
Without a skipper

Charter Houseboat Delphia Escape 1150 Makkum
Makkum
4.8
 (2)

Delphia - Escape 1150 | 4 people (2021)

4
4
Without a skipper

Charter Houseboat Bies Hamal Sneek
Sneek
4.2
 (5)

Bies - Hamal | 6 people (1920)

6
6
Without a skipper

From €193 per day

Charter Houseboat Adrea Valk 1270 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
4.3
 (2)

Adrea - Valk 1270 | 8 people (2012)

8
8
Without a skipper

Charter Houseboat Viatrix Elite Topline 1500 Jirnsum
Jirnsum
5.0
 (1)

Viatrix Elite - Topline 1500 | 6 people (2012)

6
6
Without a skipper

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Discover Friesland by boat

Friesland, located in the northern Netherlands, is a picturesque province known for its extensive waterways and rich maritime heritage. Renting a boat here offers a unique way to explore its charming towns, scenic landscapes, and vibrant culture. With calm waters, well-marked routes, and traditional sailing events like “Sneek Week”, Friesland provides an excellent sailing experience for all levels of sailors.

Explore the Frisian Lakes, participate in outdoor activities, and immerse yourself in the region's history and traditions. Whether you're seeking outdoor adventure, cultural exploration, or simply a peaceful retreat amidst nature, Friesland awaits your next unforgettable yacht charter adventure.

How much does it cost to rent a boat in Friesland?

The cost of renting a boat in Friesland depends on several factors such as the season, duration of rental, type of boat, chosen port or marina, whether you opt for a skipper, and any additional extras you may require. For instance, during peak summer months, prices tend to be higher, while longer rental durations or larger and more luxurious boats typically come with increased fees. Please check with the boat owner before booking.

What is included in the cost?

When renting a boat in Friesland, the package may include fuel costs, while others require you to cover fuel expenses separately. Some rentals come with a skipper or crew, especially for larger boat charters for those without sailing experience. Basic water sports equipment like snorkelling gear may be provided, and insurance coverage for the boat and passengers is often included. Mooring fees at marinas may or may not be covered, so it's essential to inquire about this beforehand. Furthermore, please check with the boat owner what’s included or not in the final price, before booking.

What is the price to rent a boat for a day?

Motorboat

From €150 in low season and €180 in high season, per day.

Houseboat

From €125 in low and high season, per day.

Boat without Licence

From €180 in low and high season, per day.

Sailboat

From €100 in low and high season, per day.

Gulet

From €1,850 in low season, per day.

What is the price to rent a boat for a weekend?

Motorboat

From €450 in low season and €540 in high season, per weekend.

Houseboat

From €375 in low and high season, per weekend.

Boat without Licence

From €540 in low and high season, per weekend.

Sailboat

From €300 in low and high season, per weekend.

Gulet

From €5,550 in low season, per weekend.

What is the price to rent a boat for a week?

Motorboat

From €1,050 in low season and €1,260 in high season, per week.

Houseboat

From €875 in low and high season, per week.

Boat without Licence

From €1,260 in low and high season, per week.

Sailboat

From €700 in low and high season, per week.

Gulet

From €12,950 in low season, per week.

How much are mooring fees in Friesland?

Mooring fees in Friesland vary depending on several factors, including the location of the marina or port, the size of the boat rental, the duration of mooring, and the facilities provided. On average, mooring fees in Friesland can range from €10 to €30 per night for smaller boats and may increase for larger boats or premium facilities. It's advisable to contact specific marinas or ports directly to inquire about their current mooring rates and any additional charges for amenities such as electricity, water hookups, and showers.

What season is the best to rent a boat in Friesland?

Best Season to Rent a Boat in Friesland:
The optimal time for boat rentals in Friesland hinges on two key factors: prices and weather conditions.

Prices:

  • Off-peak seasons, like spring and autumn, generally offer lower rental rates compared to peak summer months.
  • Summer, particularly from June to August, often sees increased demand and higher prices due to warmer weather and heightened tourism.

Weather Conditions:

  • Summer months typically provide pleasant weather with warmer temperatures and longer daylight hours, ideal for leisurely sailing and outdoor activities.
  • Spring and autumn also offer enjoyable sailing conditions, with milder temperatures and fewer crowds.

Ultimately, your choice of when to rent a boat in Friesland depends on your preferences for pricing, weather, and crowd levels. Plan your rental in advance to secure the best availability and rates for your Friesland boating experience.

Where to charter a boat in Friesland?

Discovering Friesland's waterways begins with finding the right port or marina to charter your private boat:

Sneek 

Located centrally in Friesland, Sneek offers various marinas with boat rental options, making it a convenient starting point for exploring the region.

Leeuwarden 

Friesland's capital, Leeuwarden, boasts several marinas along its canals, providing easy access to both urban amenities and sailing routes.

Heeg

Heeg is renowned for its water sports facilities and offers a range of boat rental services catering to different preferences and budgets.

Grou

Grou is a popular destination for boating enthusiasts, featuring marinas with modern facilities and a nice waterfront atmosphere.

Lemmer

Located near the IJsselmeer, Lemmer is a bustling maritime town with numerous marinas offering boat rentals, ideal for exploring both inland waters and coastal areas.

These ports and marinas in Friesland provide excellent starting points for your boating adventure.

Where to sail in Friesland?

Exploring Friesland's waterways offers a multitude of picturesque destinations, including beaches, islands, and coastal regions and their highlights:

Sneekermeer: Enjoy serene waters and the historic town of Sneek, including the annual Sneek Week sailing event.

Frisian Islands: Discover stunning beaches, dunes, and nature reserves on islands like Terschelling and Vlieland.

Kameleon Village (Terherne): Immerse yourself in the world of "De Kameleon" with family-friendly activities on the Adventure Island.

IJsselmeer: Explore historic harbours like Hindeloopen and Stavoren on the former inland sea turned freshwater lake.

Giethoorn: Experience the "Venice of the North" with charming canals, quaint bridges, and thatched-roof farmhouses.

What is the capacity of boats in Friesland?

Boat Capacities in Friesland:

Motorboat:

  • Max Capacity: 2 to 12 passengers
  • Min Capacity: 2 to 4 passengers
  • Cabins: 1 to 3 cabins (average).

Houseboat:

  • Max Capacity: 2 to 10 passengers
  • Min Capacity: 2 to 4 passengers
  • Cabins: 1 to 3 cabins (average), additional sleeping accommodations for larger models.

Boat without Licence:

  • Max Capacity: 2 to 6 passengers
  • Min Capacity: 2 to 4 passengers
  • Cabins: none, but there is an open deck space.

Sailboat:

  • Max Capacity: 2 to 10 passengers
  • Min Capacity: 2 to 4 passengers
  • Cabins: 1 to 3 cabins (average).

Gulet:

  • Max Capacity: 6 to 20 passengers
  • Min Capacity: 6 to 8 passengers
  • Cabins: 3 to 10 or more cabins.

Renting a boat with or without a skipper?

Cost of Renting with a Skipper in Friesland:

Hiring a skipper adds an extra fee to the rental cost, varying based on factors like duration and skipper experience.

Benefits of Renting with a Skipper in Friesland:

  • Safety: Skippers ensure safe navigation.
  • Expertise: They know the best routes and attractions, enhancing your experience.
  • Relaxation: With a skipper, you can enjoy the journey without worrying about navigation.

Conditions/Requirements of Renting Without a Skipper in Friesland:

  • You'll need a valid boating licence and proficiency in operating the boat.
  • Familiarity with local waterways and navigation rules is essential for a safe and enjoyable experience.

Good to know

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Popular Popular types of boats:Motorboat, Houseboat, Sailboat
Skipper: €177 per day
Low season price: €231 per day
High season price:€250 per day
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