• The NAUPAR ships are ready for the winter

    Lelystad, 8 November 2017 – Winter is right around the corner, but that’s not something we need to remind our captains of, as several ships have already undergone a (minor) metamorphosis and are now 100% prepared for the winter. These changes range from placing a heater aboard the Abel Tasman and patio heater on the deck of the Summertime to double glazing on the Pouwel Jonas. And many more changes!

  • Sailing the Wadden Sea with the Linde

    Andries Terpstra Linde

    Lelystad, 25 October 2017 - The impressive three mast clipper Linde is more than 100 years old. It was built in 1910 as a cargo vessel, but has since been transformed into an elegant and spacious sailing clipper, where guests can relax and enjoy the trip or actively take part in the sailing experience. During the past ten years of its eventful life, the ship has been owned by Captain Andries Terpstra, who has sailed the Dutch waterways on the boat with much pleasure.

  • Rare bird species breeding at Marker Wadden and you can watch!

    Lelystad, 12 September 2017 – Good news for birdwatchers! The new Marker Wadden has already proven to be a bird paradise and offers a safe place to brood to more than 2,000 breeding pairs. Natuurmonumenten (Society for the Preservation of Nature) is very pleased about this, as there are not only anenormous number of birds, but also species that rarely breed anywhere in the Netherlands anymore.

  • NAUPAR now also affiliated with HISWA: good news for consumers!


    Lelystad, 12 September 2017 - NAUPAR has joined HISWA, a membership that guarantees quality in the water sports industry. Companies wanting to join HISWA must not only demonstrate that they are professional and reliable, but also committed to the General Terms and Conditions of HISWA.

  • The best activities on board? Check out NAUPAR's top three!

    Lelystad, 25 July 2017 – Of course, NAUPAR sailing trips are unforgettable no matter what, whether you step on board a traditional sailing boat and discover the IJsselmeer or Wadden Sea or visit a harbour city and spend the night on the ship, only to pop up on deck the next day feeling refreshed and rejuvenated, ready for day two! But to make your trip even more unforgettable, NAUPAR has put together a list of the three most enjoyable activities on board.

  • NAUPAR is sailing to Marker Wadden!

    Lelystad, 21 July 2017 – Starting in 2018, the natural islands in the new Marker Wadden island group will be accessible to the public. NAUPAR boats will be setting course for this unique area next year. Due to the expected crowds, it is possible at this time to submit arequestfor a NAUPAR sailing trip in 2018.

  • NAUPAR introduces: four new captains!

    Lelystad, 6 July 2017 – They"ve got the wind in their sails at NAUPAR! We are once again proud to introduce you to yet another new captain. Not just one, in fact, but four new captains! Since this season, theActia,Tsjerk Hiddes, Eenhoorn and Succes have been sailing with new, enthusiastic and highly experienced captains. Here you can read about how these new captains feel about their boats, their favourite sailing destinations and how they ended up on the water.