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How to reserve Zelf Varen (Self Sailing)?

Reservations for Zelf Varen boats can only be made online and it is safe and easy to do. Still having problems? Just call and we’ll be happy to assist.

Reserve? Click here!

What are the hiring times of the boats?

We have set time slots. You can find these time slots during the booking process.

Do I need a boating license? 

A boating license is not necessary with our self-sailing boats. They are easy to handle, and we will give you a clear explanation beforehand. Please note that the person sailing is 18+. This is compulsory.

Where can we sail to?

Curious which places of interest to sail to? Have a look at our sailing map here.


What if we arrive late?

When arriving late for your book activity, this time will be deducted from the reserved time as the finishing time is fixed. Please make sure to be at the starting place about 15 minutes before reserved time.

Are dogs allowed onboard?

A small dog can certainly come onboard but is not allowed on the pillows of the boat. Therefore, please bring a blanket for your dog to lie on.

Where to report  when I reserved a boat?

The embarkation point of our Zelf Varen boats is at BAAI Breda where we will welcome you and take time to go over the last few details. From there we will guide you to our own jetty located on our own terrace!

Address: Markkade 1AB Breda

Maximum how many persons are allowed on the boat?

Our spacious boats have room for a maximum of 7 persons. The luxury boats for maximum 10- persons. If you want to sail with more persons, you can book 2 self-sailing boats or look into the possibilities to sail with a skipper (as of 10 people)

Am I allowed to bring my own food and drinks?

Absolutely, however, while making the reservation for your trip you might just as well add it to your booking! We will then put it on board for you in an ice cooler!

How about bad weather conditions?

The Dutch weather is sometimes proverbially unpredictable so please have a look at the weather forecast for the reserved day. In case the weather conditions change drastically during your trip then we can move it to another day.

Transfer to another date always needs to be made by phone and e-mail. You will then receive a 100% discount code to make a new reservation.

Can I cancel free of charges?

It is not possible to cancel the Self Sailing boat free of charge. On the other hand, free of charge moving to another date is possible. Please refer to our general terms and conditions.

Yes, there is a deposit of € 100 on our 6-persons electric boats. This amount can only be paid on the quay by debit card. Afterwards, if there is no damage to the boat, the deposit will be refunded.