Your stay at the Frisius van Adel
Port of departure: Stavoren. Other ports in consultation.
The Frisius van Adel is a very spacious ship that is fully equipped for day trips and receptions - which means that this ship does not have sleeping spaces, but below deck ample space has been reserved for attractive, comfortable parlours and a spacious bar. Additionally, much seating space is created on deck.
The ship has a bar with beer tap and two parlours. This makes the ship excellently suited as a meeting location. From the parlour, you have a wonderful view of the surroundings. This and the fact that one can step outside for a minute make the Frisius van Adel an excellent meeting location.
The Frisius van Adel can also be used as a wedding location. According to regulations of the municipality where you want to get married, you can say ‘yes’ on the water or lying along the quay. A unique way of tying the knot!
Sailing on the Frisius van Adel
Home port of the Frisius van Adel is Stavoren. From the home port the ship sails on the IJsselmeer and the Frisian inland waters. Of course you can sail and stay on board all day. This way you will have an active, relaxed day. The water splashing along the hull and the wind rustling in the says will take you out of everyday life for a while.
A visit to one of the Frisian water sports towns or villages is another option. You sail from Stavoren (or another pick-up place in Friesland) to, for instance, Workum, Sneek, Sloten or Lemmer. Here, a visit to a museum can be arranged or a city walk. Share your wishes with us and we will gladly hep you think of some idea!
We also offer the Frisius van Adel from various other harbours, so a sailing trip on Markermeer or the Wadden Sea becomes an option. Watching seals in the Wadden Sea, a UNESCO World Heritage site or a visit to the Marker Wadden, the island area created in 2016 south of the dike from Lelystad to Enkhuizen.
Your host and hostess on board are Jappie Bandstra and Lenie Ernst. For over 30 years they have been sailing on various ships, from this sturdy three-master to a traditional Frisian ‘skutsje’.
Jappie knows the sailing area by heart and likes to entertain his guests with extended travel stories and the ins and outs of ships.
Lenie makes sure that the inner spirit will want for nothing on board.
Steps take you down into the ship. Halfway down the deck steps lead to the attractive, well-lit bar. From the bar you have a good view of the surroundings through the large windows. Here you can have a drink at the bar or enjoy an extensive lunch or dinner buffet.
At the wheelhouse quarter-round steps lead you down to the sanitary facilities and the attractive parlour, where there is sufficient space for a workshop, presentation or training session.
In the bow is the kitchen. In principle, catering and drink of the ship must be used. Only in consultation catering and drinks can be bought off.
The Frisius van Adel was launched in Raamsdonkveer in 1906. Until the mid-1950 the ship transported good on the South-Holland waters. In the early 1970s the ship was extended and an engine was built in. In 1992 the ship was taken out of the cargo trade and converted to a sailing passenger ship.