Navigation licence & sailing course

You do not need a navigation licence to rent one of our yachts! But to ensure an enjoyable and safe boating holiday, gaining some experience could be a good idea. 

Sailing courses are available for people with little or no experience.

Licence and experience

You do not need a navigation licence to rent one of our yachts! 

 In the Netherlands, a navigation licence is only obligatory if the vessel is longer than 15 metres or can travel faster than 20 km per hour. That is why you do not need a navigation licence for our boats. 

However, we do recommend that you start your trip with some knowledge and experience on the water. Before you start the trip, we will tell you all about the technical details of the ship and start with a short trial. 

Yacht Michelle
Sail past beautiful sights

Sailing course

Are you a skipper without any experience in sailing motor yachts? In that case, we can provide you with the opportunity to learn more about how to sail your rental yacht in our sailing course.

On the first day of your holiday, you will be accompanied on board by one of our experienced instructors. Together with you and your crew, they will navigate through one of the most beautiful parts of the Frisian lakes region. During the trip, you will practice steering, berthing and mooring the ship, as well as passing bridges, etc.

For uninterrupted holiday fun and for the safety of all crew members, familiarity with the ship alone is not sufficient. Knowledge of a number of important nautical rules is also essential.


€ 85 per hour. 

Once this course has been completed, you can be sure that you will be able to fully enjoy your boating holiday.