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Museumhaven in Rotterdam

If you like to be in the heart of the historic centre, then look no further than the new Heritage harbour in the middle of Rotterdam.

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Maeslantkering closure


The annual Maeslantkering closure takes place on the last weekend of September. The Maeslantkering is the storm flood barrier which crosses the Nieuwe Waterweg between the Hoek of Holland and Rotterdam.

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Dordrecht-Rotterdam

A weekend trip to Rotterdam gives us chance to try out some of the city centre mooring options. 

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Veenvaart, Drenthe



A new cruising route in Drenthe is now available with the opening of the Veenvaart waterway. This 20km canal links Ter Apel on the Musselkanaal to Erica at the east end of the Verlengde Hoogeveensche Vaart. 

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Dordrecht-Gorinchem

Locking through the Lingesluis in the rainOur winter berth in the Nieuwe Haven in Dordrecht came to an end at the beginning of April, which nicely coincided with my Easter holiday trip. Even though it was forecast for rain, and we had resolved not to cruise in the rain, we couldn't resist taking the long way round to our final destination of Strijensas, and taking a trip up the Merwede to Gorinchem for the weekend.

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