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Newest sailing ships

Boat Hotel Six Rotterdam
Rental from $534 Per night

Boat Hotel Six Rotterdam

the Netherlands, Rotterdam 10 Sleeps, (New sailing ship)

Avontuurlijke klipper Boekanier
Rental from $1580 Per night

Avontuurlijke klipper Boekanier

the Netherlands, Makkum 26 Sleeps, (New sailing ship)

Authentieke zeilklipper Antonius
Rental from $896 Per night
Pouwel Jonas
Rental from $2171 Per night

Pouwel Jonas

the Netherlands, Kampen 32 Sleeps, (New sailing ship)

Ruim en comfortabel schip De Hester
Rental from $1949 Per night
Rental from $1786 Per night


the Netherlands, Stavoren 34 Sleeps, (New sailing ship)

Stijlvolle tweemastklipper Avanti
Rental from $1528 Per night

Recent reviews

Castle Roux - IJsselmeer and Wadden Sea Sailing Charters

We started our sailing journey in Monnickendam and went to the Ijsselmeer. Here we had a unforgetable sailing experience.

Hermann, Austria

Luxury sailing ship 'Golden Promise' - Sleeps 20

What an amazing day me and my colleagues had on this clipper. Everything you could wish for and more. We enjoyed the sailing very much, truly made us stronger as a group.

Henry, England

Driemaster de Amazone

We had a terrific stay on the Amazone. The ship is amazing, only to be surpassed by her location.. WoW! 🤩 Many Rotterdam hotspots are in walking distance and staying here is a guarantee for a great stay in this magnificent city! Thanks Erica!!

Jakobien, Germany

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We believe that where you stay and what you do should be a part of your holiday experience. We are proud to share a awesome selection of sailing ships and tall ships from around the world with you. Each and every one of these ships is unique and will surely contribute to an unforgettable journey.

The options are endless. Ever thought of sailing the Netherlands, England or Italy? Each of these countries offer a wide variety of amazing sailing ships. Experiencing your holiday from a sailing ship is nothing like anything you've ever done before. Pick your sailing destination, book a sailing ship and be welcome aboard!

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We are specialized in sailing and tall ships and we offer a great selection of amazing sailing ships rentals around the world. Lots of them are exclusively available with us. At Bookasailingship.com you're sure to find a great variety of hand picked sailing ship rentals. From wonderfully renovated traditional ships to the most exclusive tall ships. Paying for your holiday is simple and safe, and customer care is of paramount importance to us.

Sailor Taylor Service

Choosing the right ship can be quite a challenge. Therefore we offer our Sailor Taylor Service: tell us your needs and we will send you a handpicked selection. Just send a message and share your requirements: what dates, how many guests and the type of holiday you want to have (romantic, wet, adventurous, you name it!). We look forward to find you the best ship possible for your next trip!

Summary of our selling points

* Really great support before, during and after your stay.
* We know sailing ships and love to share our experience with you.
* We pay the owner 1 day after departure, so your payment is 100% safe.
* Pay in 2 terms, most properties offer a 50-50% payment scheme.
* Booking is easy, safe and simple - a great way to start your sailing holiday
* Custom advise with our Sailor Taylor Service

Thanks for your trust in us. And wherever you go: we wish you an unforgettable journey!

Peps Co-Founder Bookasailingship.com

Captain Peps

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