Canal Boat Tour SAIL 2020

Experience the impressive Tall Ships in the IJ-harbour on board of a tour boat.

Dozens of impressive Tall Ships are docked in the Oranjehaven (IJ-harbour) during SAIL Amsterdam 2020.
Experience this sailing history from the water and enjoy a great view of the impressive Tall Ships on board of an Amsterdam canal boat.

Sail along on one of the official SAIL tour boats and become part of this spectacular 10th edition of SAIL.
During a 1-hour boat trip through the IJ-harbour, you can see the Tall Ships up close. You are in a relaxed way, fully part of a vibrant, swirling and connecting event!


Please note:
  • Due to height differences and steep steps, the entry of the boat can be experienced as difficult.
  • Guests must be able to board independently.



The atmosphere is very pleasant. It was really nice to experience SAIL from the water. We will definitely be back next time! - Judith

The boat trip takes approximately 1 hour (partly depending on the bustle on the water). Due to possible crowds, short queues may arise. However, since you have booked in advance, you will always have priority on the sales at the cash register.


You book your tickets at the most suitable time and you board an Amsterdam tour boat.
You embark under the supervision of our staff and volunteers.

Please note:

  • Due to height differences and steep steps, the entry of the boat can be experienced as difficult.
  • Guests must be able to board independently.
  • For safety reasons, any pushchairs, buggies and walking supports are not allowed on board and are placed on the scaffolding.
  • Pets are not allowed on board.


For children up to and including 12 years old special children's tickets are available, for a reduced price.

  • Adult (as from 13 jaar)                       € 25,00
  • Child (until 12 jaar)                            € 12,50