Can I still go on the canals? That’s a real question many Amsterdammers are wondering at the moment. Sailing through the canals of Amsterdam is not only a fun but also a safe activity during these turbulent times. Read here the latest information about sailing in Amsterdam during the corona crisis.
Sailing is still allowed!
It is still allowed to go on the canals with a boat. Please follow the guidelines you can find on our FAQ page. Canal motorboats Amsterdam stays open for business. The boats are waiting to be sailed in the Marina. With the nice weather, sailing is the ultimate solution. Close yourself off from the outside world and sail through the never so quiet canals of Amsterdam.
Sailing during the weekend (from 16 & 17 May on)
The canals in the city centre of Amsterdam are open! As part of the relaxation of the corona measures, the municipality of Amsterdam has lifted the sailing ban for the coming weekends. Pleasure boating in the city centre is therefore allowed. Go sailing with your partner, family or friends. Please note that if you do not belong to a family or household there is a maximum number of people per boat of 2.
Discount for sailing during corona
To cheer you up we have a discount offer. 25% discount on your cruise. It doesn’t matter for how long. All you have to do is fill in the discount code “SPRINGDEAL2020” when booking.
|The 1st hour from €50,-||to €37,50|
|The 2nd hour from €40,-||to €30,-|
|The 3rd hour from €30,-||to €22,50|
|The 4th hour from €20,-||to €15,-|
|Every hour after from €20,-||to €15,-|
Sailing during the week in Amsterdam
Would you like to sail, but are you worried about how busy it will be on the canals? Then go sailing during the week. The days are getting longer, which gives you some time to go out in the evenings after work. And the canals are more quiet than ever, so you can enjoy the canals all by yourself.
The canals completely empty
And the canals and streets have never been so quiet. A very special sight to see Amsterdam without tourists. The busy character of the city centre has changed into a rustic and picturesque streetscape. Normally you’re not the only one who sails past sights like the Anne Frank house or the Munttoren. But now you can see the beautiful spots of Amsterdam in peace and quiet.
Sailing with 2 people
We do ask our guests to abide by the rules of the RIVM. Therefore it is only allowed to sail a boat with 2 persons. This rule does not apply for families or households. So you are allowed to sail with 2+ persons when you are a family of flatmates.