Tall Ships Experience

Crossing oceans and sailing thousands nautical miles over the world

Everyone is welcome to take the helm, set sails, assist with manoeuvres, navigation, weather observations, furling the sails, even on the yards and much more. Sailing instructions will be done in a “Dutch” style, so without yelling, blowing whistles and so on. The Dutch Tall Ships are sail training vessels and therefore you will be assigned to the watch system. Prior sailing experience is not necessary. Instructions will be given in watch responsibilities, basic sail theory, line handling, steering and navigation. Taking part in the watch system is a real part of the experience on board each of the Dutch Tall Ships.

Inspiring voyages

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Anna and Lisa helped me climb to the crows nest to see the view. What a thrill to be up there!

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Finding the ship in port always makes my heart jump with excitement!

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​We are surrounded by the elements

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Anna and Lisa helped me climb to the crows nest to see the view. What a thrill to be up there!

The sensation of sailing under a full moon
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Sail through the ice, pass massive icebergs, see magnificent glaciers
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We had a wonderful time on board. And what an adventure it was!

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Catch your own meal

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It was a great feeling to learn a completely different skill

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Finding the ship in port always makes my heart jump with excitement!