Sailing through the southwestern part of the Frisian lakes has become even more attractive. The construction of five aqueducts is a boon for water sports enthusiasts; it’s now possible to just sail through instead of waiting for bridges.
Take a trip around the Eleven Cities and discover Friesland’s many attractions. It’s a case of wait and see every year of whether the Elfstedentocht can be skated.
The Poelen area is a unique piece of unspoiled countryside, ideal for a trip in an (electric) boat or paddling around by canoe or SUP.
A new electric-only route, opened in 2019, connecting the Oudegaasterbrekken, via the Blauwhuister Poelen, to the Bolswardervaart. Not really a route, but more of a crossing to sail the Frisian lakes to Bolsward or IJlst with ease.
This is a ‘fixed mast route’. The sailing route takes you over the Frisian Lakes and through narrow channels, one of the most beautiful in the whole of Friesland being the Wymerts between Bolsward and IJlst.
Experience the nostalgia of the traditional SKS Championship skûtsje sailing races and discover the unique charm and hospitality of the villages, towns and regions along the route.
Boating becomes a family outing. The many children’s activities make this sailing route a voyage of discovery for the whole family. The new Woudaap route allows the whole family to enjoy the Frisian lakes area. Sail along Terherne, Langweer, Woudsend and