Every five years the weather so far, then find the nautical event Sail in Amsterdam. Since 1975 this happens every five years. The reason for this is started, is to honor the nautical history of the Netherlands. The event lasts 5 days and is back in 2020 for 10e edition.
The largest and most extraordinary Tall Ships then come to Amsterdam and, in combination with music and culture, provide a big party there. The ships that can be seen here are the so-called Tall Ships. These are sailing ships that have sailed across the world seas for centuries. Nowadays they have lost their job, but through this event they are honored. Life on board earlier was not such a party. Because they had to endure all sorts of hardships. Many crew members have died during their work over the centuries. It is nice to honor and remember these people during the sailing days.
The ships at Sail
The most impressive Tall Ships coming from all over the world during Sail to Amsterdam. This year, for example, the "Alexander von Humboldt" from Germany, "ARC Gloria" from Colombia, "Atyla" from Spain and so many others. There will also sail in the regatta site which are always nice to look at.
Of course our country is also represented. From the Netherlands the following ships take part in the event: "De Artemis", "De Atlantis", "De Eendracht", "De Gulden Leeuw", "De Morgenster" and "De Oosterschelde". Besides the Tall Ships and the Dutch historic ships, there are also more modern ships to see. In addition to viewing all these special ships, you can also participate in various large and small activities around the Ijhaven.
Visit Sail Amsterdam
This event where such 600 ships participate, is more than worth your visit. Moreover, this is a free day trip to our capital, because the access to the Sail is completely free. Sail Amsterdam is also an experience for children to experience once. There are also all kinds of nautical activities in the field of sports and games in which you and your children can participate. This makes the event a fun day out for young and old. Every day is finally concluded with a beautiful fireworks show.