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

The sensation of sailing under a full moon
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​You can’t discover new land without first losing sight of the shore

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It was a great feeling to learn a completely different skill

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​We are surrounded by the elements

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Explore Dream Discover

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The first impression I had when I got on board was that of entering a movie scene

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​You can’t discover new land without first losing sight of the shore

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​You can’t discover new land without first losing sight of the shore

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Be a sailor for a month

Sail during the night
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Home is where the anchor drops

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I take this beautiful experience with me in my suitcase full of memories

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Make some waves

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Travel the world sustainably with our Dutch Tall Ships

Steer us in the right direction