Linssen Yachts, Cruise-Ireland and Linssen Boating Holidays® are joining forces!

Cruise Ireland Cruise-Ireland is the largest and most experienced yacht charter company in Ireland. For more than forty years, they have been offering sailing holidays on the popular Irish inland waterways, which are almost 500 km in length. Cruise-Ireland is a combination of two of the oldest yacht charter companies in Ireland: Carrickcraft and Waveline Cruisers.

“We were looking for a third brand within Cruise-Ireland. In addition to Carrickcraft and Waveline Cruisers, we were keen to add a line of luxury yachts to our fleet. At Linssen Yachts, we not only found the right type of luxury yacht, but also the Linssen Boating Holidays® international charter network, which immediately gives us international exposure for ‘our Linssens’”, says John Morton of Cruise-Ireland. 

Ireland Ireland

The Linssen Grand Sturdy 35.0 AC (10.70 x 3.40 m) is a splendid asset for the Cruise-Ireland fleet. The comfortable saloon and galley are on the same level. Both the fore and aft cabins have a double bed, their own toilets and separate showers. The external helmsman’s position on the aft deck provides excellent all-round vision to enjoy the Irish landscape.

Linssen Grand Sturdy 35.0 AC

Linssen Grand Sturdy 35.0 AC

The high-quality finishing and sailing characteristics of a Linssen steel water displacement yacht guarantee a marvellous experience in Ireland.

Linssen Yachts has been constructing steel motor yachts in the Netherlands since 1949 and has become the market leader in building steel yachts between 8 and 15 metres, thanks to continuous product and process innovation. Linssen Yachts has also been active for many years in the yacht charter business. Various yachts have been developed for the charter market and the trends in this market are followed closely.

“We are very proud of the fact that Cruise-Ireland has selected our yachts to extend their 115 yacht fleet. Our experience in developing sustainable charter yachts is likely to have played a part”, says Yvonne Linssen of Linssen Yachts.

The popular sailing regions, which includes the rivers Shannon and Erne that wind through the splendid Irish countryside, are perfectly suited to experiencing the relaxed lifestyle that is part and parcel of rural Ireland. The many towns and villages along the banks offer plenty of typical Irish traditions and culture.

“When it came to finding a suitable partner who was willing to work with us, Ireland had been on our wish list for some time. We were therefore delighted to hear that Cruise-Ireland was happy to join our network. We can now meet the increasing demand to charter a Linssen in Ireland too”, says Wendy Linssen of Linssen Boating Holidays®.

You can charter a Linssen Grand Sturdy 35.0 AC at Cruise-Ireland from the start of the 2017 season. Book your sailing holiday at one of the LBH partners during the Linssen Yachts Boat Show (19-21 November) and receive a 10% anniversary discount.


Linssen Magazine is the in-house magazine of Linssen Yachts B.V. and focuses on the product and the on the development, production and sales infrastructure of this Limburg yacht builder. It is published twice a year in April/May and October/November. 

Linssen Magazine no 48

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Several Linssen Yacht owners have sailed their yacht through the inland waterways of Europe. Whether it is in the Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, they have travelled many miles over the water.

You can read about some of these travels in the articles below:

This is living the Linssen dream

Four men and a Linssen motorboat on the river Thames

From Maasbracht to Lake Saimaa

Cruising in Finland

Croatia: among Europe’s most beautiful areas for cruising

A cruising region for lovers of nature and culture

Cruising the Baltic with Linssen yachts

French inland waterways: Cruising through Burgundy

The French inland waterways: Canal du Midi


Captain Sturdy and his family own a Linssen yacht. Join them on their journeys through the waterways of Europe. In this first comic we meet Sofie at the school square with some friends while they are talking about their holidays.

Captain Sturdy comic

If you like water sports, then you like being on the water. Not everybody can own his own yacht however. Bboat, Linssen Boating Holidays-partner since 2012, can change that.

Bboat has 4 Linssen yachts in its portfolio that you can rent in Flanders. The yachts are made to give you and your crew a fabulous time on board. Choose from a 25 ft for 2 persons, a 30 ft for 4-6 persons or a 40 ft for up to 8 people. All Linssen yachts are made for your comfort. Easily manoeuvrable. Beds are made, wifi, electric toilets, towels etc. are all present.

From the base in Kuurne (Kortrijk) you can navigate over 950 km of waterways and discover the region of Belgium and northern France. Enjoy the water, sun and relax during the day and visit cities like Bruge, Ghent, Nieuwpoort, Kortijk, Ieper or Doornik. All worth a visit and have one thing in common: the marinas are within walking distance from the city centres.

Bboat Yachtcharter-Ieper Bboat Yachtcharter-Ieper

To discover the Linssen yachts from Bboat, we have a ‘open house’ at 9 July.

Our Linssen Grand Sturdy 30.9  AC and our Linssen Grand Sturdy 40.9 AC are both available for your inspection. Even if you have never sailed on a motor yacht before, you can rent one of our yachts. A licence is not necessary. Before you leave an clear instruction is given

You are very welcome on 9 July, from 10.30 AM until 5 PM at our marina in Kuurne (Luit. Generaal Gerardstraat,  8520 Kuurne)

If you book on 9 July you will receive an extra discount

Veronique Peene
Kortrijksestraat 39
B-8520 Kuurne

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Linssen Boating Holidays countries

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Motorboat & Yachting (GB) sept 2016 -quote1

"A comfortable new charter boat on the UK's largest lake is the perfect way to get a taste of Scottish boating."

(Hugo Andreae, Motorboat & Yachting - September 2016)