With us you start a boating route from the heart of the Frisian lake district.

With us you can rent a motorboat or sloop and start your holiday in the middle of the Frisian lake district. The perfect starting location gives you two big advantages: first, you do not have to travel for hours or wait for bridges before arriving in the lake area, and secondly you can choose a sailing route without having to cross a bridge first. This is also useful to get used to the ship. Relaxed right? For this start choose the "Aqueduct island route". In addition, we have worked out some nice routes for you from our location so that you can study these at home. On board our ships you will find a guide with extensive route information. Depart from the heart of the province of Friesland at De Hoek Watersport. Also take a look at the frequently asked questions: FAQ

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Boating routes

Aqueduct route with overnight stay on an island

Great route to learn to sail your motorboat or sloop and not have to cross bridges first. This route takes you first to Heeg and the island near Heeg and if you want to sail on for a while, you can visit the beautiful Fluessen! There are still two beautiful islands, where you can moor and spend the night pleasantly. Look quickly on the route.

Go to this beautiful island route

To and around Sneek starts at Hoek Watersport

Start from the heart of the Frisian lakes area and sail with our motorboat or our sloop via Woudsend, Sloten and then via IJlst to Sneek to enjoy a lovely day out or a longer sailing trip.

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The city route to Workum

We recommend this route, because you can get acquainted with the Frisian Southwest corner via beautiful waterways. Along the way you can enjoy nature from our motor boats or sloop and in the historic cities of Sneek, Bolsward and Workum you can enjoy a nice dinner or a drink.

Go to this Motorboat route

Cultural capital Leeuwarden Dokkum route

In the year of the Capital of Culture 2018, a beautiful sailing trip to Leeuwarden can not be missed. This route not only leads you through large canals but also through beautiful canals over the Sneekermeer, via Terhorne and Grou to Leeuwarden. If you continue sailing, the route to Dokkum is also shown on the map. With an overnight stay in the Prinsentuin in Leeuwarden you are right in the heart of the European Capital of Culture 2018. Well worth a visit

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Starting from De Hoek Watersport

From Dijken, Langweer and our port in particular you have wonderful opportunities for versatile routes. You can enjoy the Frisian lakes and cities or visit Overijssel Giethoorn and sail to Amsterdam or to places like Marken and Volendam. Wherever you want to go, De Hoek Watersport routes offer you the opportunity to enjoy optimally.

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