• NAUPAR looks back on a year of many highlights

    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

    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.

  • Get married on board the Stedemaeght

    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!

  • Meet Joop Bosshardt, captain of the Boekanier

    Lelystad, 18 October 2016 – Meet Joop Bosshardt; captain of the Boekanier for the last 24 years. And that's not all! In the meantime, Joop has also been the captain of a tall ship: "These ten years on the Astrid, have been the best experience of my life”, says Joop.

  • Introducing: Jonathan Wahlers, captain of the Summertime

    Lelystad, 26 September 2016 – Jonathan Wahlers began working on board the Summertime three years ago and is to sail his first season this year as captain: "I am very glad that I chose this extraordinary job. Everyday is a new experience!", says Jonathan.

  • New video: company outing on a sailing ship


    Lelystad, 12 September 2016 – Are you planning acompany outing? Why not opt for a unique sailing trip on IJsselmeer and visiting the surrounding, picturesque port towns. Curious? Watch ourvideofor a taste of things to come!

  • Introducing: Jan-Allard Slurink, owner of the Stedemaeght

    Lelystad, 1 June 2016 – In the spotlights today: Jan-Allard Slurink, new owner (as of 1 April of this year) of the Stedemaeght. From the lines of the hull and the colours chosen to the rigging and the interior; Jan-Allard loves everything about his impressive ship.