Sailing area Markermeer
Sailing on the Markermeer
The Markermeer, still often wrongly called the IJsselmeer, consists of two parts: the Markermeer and the southern part the IJmeer. The Markermeer lies between the provinces of North Holland and Flevoland and is a perfect sailing area for sailing yachts and motor yachts to explore the surrounding harbours. Would you like to rent a sailing yacht, motor yacht or tender to sail on the Markermeer? Then take a look at the range of professional boat rentals around the Markermeer through YachtFocus Boat Rental.
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The sailing area
The Markermeer is about 700 km² and between 2 and 4 meters deep. Around the Markermeer are several harbours that you must have visited during your boating holiday on the Markermeer. For instance the peninsula Marken. Also visit the lighthouse 'Het paard van Marken' or the port of Volendam and enjoy freshly caught fish for lunch or dinner. Also a visit to Edam for the cheese lover cannot miss, as well as a visit to the harbour of Monnickendam. What makes the sailing area Markermeer unique is that nothing is mandatory, but everything is possible. Vast waters without channels provide a sense of freedom. Sailors in particular find the Markermeer an ideal cruising area. With many harbours around the Markermeer you will always find a place to moor during your boating holiday. Well-known marinas can be found in;
Sailing yacht or motor yacht rental Markermeer
From the Markermeer you can go in all directions. This is what makes sailing on the Markermeer so special. In addition to visiting various harbours or a cruise around Markermeer, you can also visit the Gooimeer and Randmeren lakes to the south of the Markermeer via the IJmeer.
Via the IJsselmeer to the Frisian Lakes, Friesland or Groningen? You can do so via the Houtribsluizen in Lelystad or the Krabbersgatsluizen near Enkhuizen. Are you an experienced sailor? Then choose to sail via the IJsselmeer into the Wadden Sea via the Stevinsluizen in Den Oever or the Lorentzsluizen in Kornwerderzand. From here you can also set course towards one of the Wadden Islands or the North Sea. For an extensive sailing holiday see the overview of motor yachts, sailing yachts and multihull rentals around the Markermeer.
A day out sailing? For day recreation you can choose the sailing routes from or to Amsterdam, or to go via Muiden to the Vecht towards the Vinkeveense- or Loosdrechtse Plassen. Take a look at the boat rental offer around the Markermeer.