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  • When the sailing charter industry got off the ground in the Netherlands in the early eighties of the last century...

  • Work on the OOSTERSCHELDE is progressing steadily. The masts have been hoisted from the ship and placed in a large...

  • Did you miss our DARWIN200 Q&A and information session on the 1st of September 2022...

  • After a quick trip in which a lock and 6 bridges opened for us, we had the current with us on the North Sea and were we almost got...

  • After three weeks of preparation, we left Rotterdam this morning for the shipyard in Franeker. Without sails, yards, or topmasts, ...

  • From the outside we are peeling off the ship further and further: first we removed the yards, then the halyards and blocks...

  • Last night the 'Helena' arrived in Duisburg. The masts are back up gain and today Taco (former cook of the 'Oosterschelde')...

  • Since Saturday the 'Oosterschelde' is back in Rotterdam. Much earlier than usual as we have not 1 but 2 major maintenance projects...

  • The 'Helena' is on her way to Duisburg for the Ruhrorter Hafenfest. After a two-year postponement due to...

  • After the last successful race during the Tall Ships Races 2022, there was a closing festival in Aalborg. Here again a variety...

  • We won the second Tall Ships Race in 2022, from Antwerpen to Aalborg! In a tactical race, captain Maarten and his crew managed to stay...

  • So we took the risk of giving up our third place by taking a gamble. Again we lowered ourselves slowly out of the field, this time...

  • Our tactic to position ourselves west of the field has worked well. Although we were actually last in our class from the start...

  • Today was the start of the race. All ships had the same start window of 4 hours. Between 10:00 and 14:00 Dutch time...

  • Today, we'll cross the starting-line for the second Tall Ships Race this year: Antwerp - Aalborg. If you want to stay up-to-date...