• Trip suggestion: visit SAIL and Navy Days in Den Helder!

    Lelystad, 23 June 2017 – Always been interested in the Royal Netherlands Navy? You can visit the official open days (Navy Days) in Den Helder free of charge on 23, 24 and 25 June. This year's event promises to be spectacular. The organisation expects more than 150,000 visitors! While you"re at it, make sure not to miss SAIL Den Helder!

  • Introducing: Kim and Rianne, the new captains of the Grietje!

    Lelystad, 2 May 2017 – Since the third of February, Kim Apers has been the new captain of the topsail schooner the Grietje. He and his partner Rianne Broekhoven can now call this spacious and comfortably equipped sailing ship their own. But it doesn´t feel completely ´new´ since, after all, "We´ve been living on board the Grietje since February 2016,” says Rianne.

  • Delicious cooking on board the Brandaris

    Lelystad, 28 April 2017 – Cooking on board the Brandaris has never been so much fun! That"s because the ship has added a number of practical new appliances to its galley, including a brand-new freezer and refrigerator and an electric Siemens oven! Great-tasting meals can now be prepared in no time.

  • New at NAUPAR: two-day all-inclusive package

    Lelystad, 7 March 2017 – After launching the All Inclusive arrangement in January, the e-mails have been pouring in. A common question is whether this unique package can also be booked for two days? Our answer: Absolutely! The All Inclusive arrangement (2 days) was added to the website recently.

  • Zuiderzon continues sailing under the name 'Amalia'

    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

    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!