• Zuiderzon continues sailing under the name 'Amalia'

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    Lelystad, 24 February 2017 – On 1 January 2017, Captains Sven and Zippi took over the sailing ship Zuiderzon from Captain Kees. But that"s not all… The two have also given the vessel a new name: Amalia. "Amalia is a popular name in both the Netherlands and Germany,” says Captain Sven.

  • NAUPAR looks back on a year of many highlights

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    Lelystad, 29 December 2016 - Tomorrow night everyone in the Netherlands will raise their glasses to the new year. The past year was a successful one for NAUPAR in which many objectives were fulfilled. And one of the highlights was perhaps the wonderful average final grade (9.3!) awarded by the independent assessing party KiyOh!

  • Introducing: Niels and Renee, skippers of the Bontekoe

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    Lelystad, 15 December 2016 – Today, we are pleased to introduce Niels and Renee, the skippers of the Bontekoe. This spacious clipper is currently undergoing a metamorphosis. The couple is expecting a child at the end of February and wants to make sure the boat is fully prepared for this life-changing event. "There needs to be enough room for three people, the cabin needs to be made more child-friendly and we need to create more storage space,” explains Niels.

  • Introducing: Herbert Steenstra, Sales Representative at NAUPAR

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    Lelystad, 28 November 2016 – NAUPAR introduces: Herbert Steenstra, Sales Representative, an employee at NAUPAR for almost eight years now. He mainly has contact with school groups planning unique week-long or weekend trips on board traditional sailing boats. If they're happy with an offer, Herbert's happy too. But who exactly is Herbert?

  • Introducing: Judith Blanken, marketing coordinator at NAUPAR

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    Lelystad, 28 October 2016 – Judith Blanken: a chatty marketing coordinator at NAUPAR with a perfectionist streak. She has now been working at this booking agency for chartered sailing for eight years, and she"s still enjoying every minute: "Knowledge is power, and that"s what I really love about this marketing position”.

  • Get married on board the Stedemaeght

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    Lelystad, 21 October 2016 – Say "I do!" to your beloved on board the impressive Stedemaeght, sailing on the open water and surrounded by your dearest family and friends...doesn't that sound like a fairytale? This is guaranteed to be an unforgettable day!