Sailing routes Sneek

Sneek is a perfect starting place for various sailing routes. From here you can explore the Frisian lakes at its best!

Standing mast route
From Sneek to IJlst through the Jeltesloot through the Rijnsloot (maximum draft 1.50 meters) or Lange Sloot to the Grote Brekken. Or you can sail to Grou via the Houkesloot, Sneekermeer, Goingerijpster Poelen, Heerenzijl, Akkrum.

The Middelseeroute
The Sneek-Leeuwarden route is navigable via the Oudvaart - Zyltjessloot and the Zwette for boats with a maximum height of 2.40 meters.

Commercial shipping
Many lakes in Friesland are cut by the professional shipping route, namely the Princess Margriet Canal. Water sports enthusiasts are advised to avoid this waterway as much as possible. Allow yourself the time. Enjoy sailing through the smaller canals and villages. It is more than worth the extra time.

Sailing routes on the Internet
Various shipping routes are also described on the internet. We always advise you to consult a current water map:

- Southwest Friesland shipping route
- Frisian Lakes sailing routes (downloadable in pdf)


Water sports apps

The province of Fryslan has various water sport apps that you can use to explore Friesland from the water.