Category Archives: On the water

TERRACE TIME

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BLUE SUNSET IN AMSTERDAM

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BLUE BOAT COMPANY SUMMER PROGRAM

Summer Season 2015 has started at Blue Boat Company! You might not realize it looking outside, but at Blue Boat Company, the summer has started! This means increased departures for the City Canal Cruises, Evening Cruises and Dinner Cruise. City … Continue reading

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GOOD REASON TO BE IN AMSTERDAM IN AUGUST – CLASSIC MUSIC ON THE CANALS

If you are planning to visit Amsterdam in summertime, make sure you catch the magnificent Grachtenfestival (Canal Festival) from 15 to 24 August 2014. The historic city centre of Amsterdam, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2010, hosts the ten-day … Continue reading

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“A BAR” ACTIVITIES – ENJOY DE BEST THINGS IN YOUR LIFE

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AMSTEL HOTEL AND THE GREEN GLOBE

We live in a world with a fast growing population where it is imperative to produce food accordingly! We at the Intercontinental Amstel Hotel would like to focus more on a more durable, sustainable and organic solution! As a result … Continue reading

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CLASSIC BOAT TOURS @ AMSTEL HOTEL

On Saturdays, Sundays at 10.30am and Tuesdays at 2.45pm we are delighted to offer our guests a one hour trip around the canals in one of our classic boats. The boats are comfortable and warm and the skipper will explain … Continue reading

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AMSTERDAM ON ICE

Hier geen 22 rayonhoofden en geen drukbezochte persconferentie, maar wel mogelijk voor het eerst sinds 1997 een legendarische schaatstocht over de Amsterdamse grachten. Video by AT5

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PORT OF AMSTERDAM

Follow ship’s movements in the entire port region. Here you will find information on arrivals and departures, size, draught and berth of each ship in the port.  

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BOAT DESIGNS

So, you think you MAY want to build your own boat, but have no idea where to start, please check these dutch websites: Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw Royal Huisman Yachts

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Rent a boat

Looking to rent a boat in Amsterdam? This company offers a wide variety of rental boats, canal cruises and fully serviced boating packages.

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Electrical (self service) boats

With an eye on the Green Key, I would like to recommend the following sites for renting an electrical boat. The concept is quite easy, just pay a deposit, show your Identity card and off you go! No sailing license … Continue reading

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