Below are stories that Linssen owners, charter guests and Linssen enthusiasts have written about their travels through Europe on board their Linssen motor yacht. Tips and tricks for living on board and helpful ideas what to do on board a motoryacht. Perhaps they can inspire you to start thinking about renting a Linssen yacht in one of these or other areas? Or perhaps even about your own Linssen yacht?

Not all stories are in a Linssen Boating Holidays region, but hopefully inspire you and give you other ideas for your holiday on the water.

Belgium
Sailing a motor yacht in Dutch and Belgian Limburg. Sailing a motor yacht in Dutch and Belgian Limburg.
It started promisingly right away and the water was quickly up to temperature. We even had tropical moments, but there were also refreshing periods of cooling weather. In short, this was another fantastic summer. You know that feeling: when the...
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Cruising the most southern part of the River Meuse on a motor yachtCruising the most southern part of the River Meuse on a motor yacht
We cruise the River Meuse from Ophoven along Stevensweert, Thorn and Wessem, before we decide if we want to continue north to Roermond or head west to Weert on the canal.
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Motorboat sailing in Dutch LimburgMotorboat sailing in Dutch Limburg
Have you ever thought of a luxury boating holiday in the Dutch province of Limburg? The river Maas and the Zuid-Willemsvaart offer a wide variety of nature, culture, cities and beautiful areas to sail with your motor yacht and enjoy...
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The Limburg MaasplassenThe Limburg Maasplassen
When you sail from De Spaanjerd, you will come to one of the many Limburg Maasplassen. These are dredged lakes where it is very pleasant to be, and the water quality can be very good and clear.
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Cruising your motoryacht through Maastricht and surroundingCruising your motoryacht through Maastricht and surrounding
The first gravel pit we encounter on our right is the gravel pit East-Marland. This gravel pit is the southernmost tip of Maastricht, the largest city in Limburg on the Meuse. With a small island in the middle, there are...
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The most beautiful sailing area in LimburgThe most beautiful sailing area in Limburg
From Jachthaven De Spaanjerd you can take your charter yacht on the most beautiful sailing routes in Dutch and Belgian Limburg. Places like Roermond, Maastricht, Maasmechelen, Liège, Namur and more are within your reach.
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Croatia
Halfway around Europe on our own brand new Linssen yacht!Halfway around Europe on our own brand new Linssen yacht!
Travelling from Sain-Jean de Losne along the Mediterranean coast along the coast of France and Italy to the Adriatic Sea to Croatia with our Linssen Classic Sturdy 410 Sedan Deckbridge motoryacht
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Croatia: among Europe’s most beautiful areas for cruisingCroatia: among Europe’s most beautiful areas for cruising
More than two thousand years of history, an impressive landscape, secluded bays, and harbours both tranquil or bustling – Croatia has everything that a cruising enthusiast could desire. With our Linssen Grand Sturdy 40.9 Sedan, we could view Croatia from...
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Denmark
With our motor yacht in DenmarkWith our motor yacht in Denmark
In march 2012 we took delivery of our Linssen Grand Sturdy 430 Mark II motor yacht. With two engines and stabilisers, the Rietvaer was ready to go to sea. We decided to take a trip to Denmark. We set off...
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England
Blue Water flotilla charter cruise through Zeeland, Belgian coast, south coast of England and Isle of WightBlue Water flotilla charter cruise through Zeeland, Belgian coast, south coast of England and Isle of Wight
Come along and discover the world from a different side: the water. Our exclusive, escorted Blue Water flotilla takes you from our home port of Willemstad in Zeeland to the beautiful Isle of Wight on the south coast of England...
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Four men and a Linssen motorboat on the river ThamesFour men and a Linssen motorboat on the river Thames
From the Linssen Boating Holidays charter location Hobbs of Henley, you can steer your Linssen self drive motoryacht along the beautiful river Thames. You can go east bound in the direction of London and discover places like Maidenhead, Windsor, Windsor...
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Finland
From Maasbracht to Lake SaimaaFrom Maasbracht to Lake Saimaa
Matti Pitkänen bought his Linssen Grand Sturdy 34.9 AC “TUR 35” via the Linssen dealer Proficon, and decided to collect it from the Dutch yard and sail it home himself. The yacht left Maasbracht on 12 May 2014 and was...
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Cruising in FinlandCruising in Finland
Every year, more and more boats with foreign flags are visiting Finland. Many of them are touring the Baltic. Some are just cruising around the Finnish coastline and enjoying the thousands of islands. Finland has a relatively long coastline. It...
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France
French inland waterways: Cruising through BurgundyFrench inland waterways: Cruising through Burgundy
Burgundy is a fantastic region with a fascinating culture, a wonderful gastronomic tradition and superb wines. For those who wish to discoder the less well-known delights in this area on an Linssen motor yacht from the water, The Canal du...
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The French inland waterways: Canal du MidiThe French inland waterways: Canal du Midi
I have been a practicing Francophile for over 30 years now. If only to persuade you to read on, let me reassure you that, as a Francophile, I am passionate about France and “things French” - be reassured that I...
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Germany
The old Finow Canal in GermanyThe old Finow Canal in Germany
Since the canal was completed in 1620, the region around the Finow Canal has suffered from numerous political conflicts. The canal’s construction was followed by war. Hordes of soldiers marched across the region time and again, leaving behind a scene...
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Our voyage with a motor yacht through the mirabelle regionOur voyage with a motor yacht through  the mirabelle region
In the summer of 2011, the ‘Delfin’, a Linssen Grand Sturdy 29.9 AC, was our new home for five weeks. We chartered a yacht for the tenth time from the welcoming Schönberger family in Merzig am Saar (Germany), who are...
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The Moselle valley; seen from your own Linssen motor yachtThe Moselle valley; seen from your own Linssen motor yacht
The Moselle is perhaps the most beautiful river in Germany. From the Vosges, at the Col de Bussang, the river winds through the mountainous landscape with its many vineyards and finally, after 544 kilometres, flows into the Rhine at Koblenz....
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From Zehdenick to Potsdam in a motoryachtFrom Zehdenick to Potsdam in a motoryacht
On holiday with your hired boat in the Brandenburg region. The German state of Brandenburg is known for its many lakes and rivers that meander through the vast landscape. Here, nature is what determines the image. Perfect for exploring with...
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Cruising the Baltic with Linssen yachtsCruising the Baltic with Linssen yachts
Lübeck businessman and lighting designer Martin Stratmann is living his dreams, along with his wife Dagmar and many friends and guests. This is also a portrait of a wonderful landscape, a journey along the west coast of the Baltic and...
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North East Germany on a Linssen motor yachtNorth East Germany on a Linssen motor yacht
Bounded by the Baltic in the North, the Oder in the East, the Elbe in the West, the lower Havel in the South West and the Spree-Oder Canal in the South East, this region is probably one of the largest...
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This is living the Linssen dreamThis is living the Linssen dream
Mike and Sukey Perry spent the 2013 season cruising from Maasbracht to Lübeck via Berlin and the Mecklenburg Lakes on their 43.9 Grand Sturdy Salamander II. So here we are alongside, just before the double lock on a brand new...
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Ireland
With our hire boat on the Shannon in IrelandWith our hire boat on the Shannon in Ireland
A bold decision. We had decided to go sailing with a charter yacht in Ireland on the river Shannon. Because Ireland is not exactly known for its fantastic hot summers, we were a little sceptical, but immediately after one day...
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Netherlands
Our luxury yacht charter trip through FrieslandOur luxury yacht charter trip through Friesland
We travel on a Linssen charter yacht through Friesland. We start in Sneek, to Leeuwarden, Franeker, Harlingen, Hindeloopen and more...
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Rent a motor yacht in Zeeland without a licenceRent a motor yacht in Zeeland without a licence
At Linssen Boating Holidays partner Dutch Yacht Rentals in Willemstad, you can hire a Linssen motor yacht without a boating licence. If you have insufficient experience of sailing on a motor yacht, DYR's instructors will teach you the tricks of...
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Vita Nova - Summer cruise on the GrevelingenmeerVita Nova - Summer cruise on the Grevelingenmeer
Summer cruise 2020 - After the very late start of the season we wanted to really enjoy our summer cruise. As well as transferring to our new home port, we took a trip to the Grevelingenmeer and spent many pleasant...
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With a Linssen motoryacht past mills and sandbanksWith a Linssen motoryacht past mills and sandbanks
Peter and Sanne undertook a 16-day adventure trip of more than 800 km in the Beluga, a Linssen Grand Sturdy 40.0 Sedan, on the breathtaking Dutch waterways. Among other destinations, the trip took them to the busy Westerschelde estuary, to...
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Cruising the most southern part of the River Meuse on a motor yachtCruising the most southern part of the River Meuse on a motor yacht
We cruise the River Meuse from Ophoven along Stevensweert, Thorn and Wessem, before we decide if we want to continue north to Roermond or head west to Weert on the canal.
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Motorboat sailing in Dutch LimburgMotorboat sailing in Dutch Limburg
Have you ever thought of a luxury boating holiday in the Dutch province of Limburg? The river Maas and the Zuid-Willemsvaart offer a wide variety of nature, culture, cities and beautiful areas to sail with your motor yacht and enjoy...
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The Limburg MaasplassenThe Limburg Maasplassen
When you sail from De Spaanjerd, you will come to one of the many Limburg Maasplassen. These are dredged lakes where it is very pleasant to be, and the water quality can be very good and clear.
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Cruising your motoryacht through Maastricht and surroundingCruising your motoryacht through Maastricht and surrounding
The first gravel pit we encounter on our right is the gravel pit East-Marland. This gravel pit is the southernmost tip of Maastricht, the largest city in Limburg on the Meuse. With a small island in the middle, there are...
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Tour of the Netherlands; Summer holidays in your own countryTour of the Netherlands; Summer holidays in your own country
On 25 July 2020, we set off in the St. Omer. for our first sailing holiday with our new Linssen! Mathijs and Sophie were still a little sad about the Henri Mer but, fortunately, they gradually came around during the...
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Norway
A Summer on a Linssen yacht in NorwayA Summer on a Linssen yacht in Norway
We travelled with our Linssen motor yacht Grand Sturdy 410 AC from Maasbracht (netherlands) to Norway, through Germany, Denmark and Sweden.
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Switzerland
Cruising a Linssen yacht on the Swiss lakesCruising a Linssen yacht on the Swiss lakes
Europe’s waterways are famous, if not “world” renowned. In particular, Friesland, the French canals and the Mecklenburg Lake Plateau are regarded as a Mecca for motorboat enthusiasts. By contrast, Switzerland’s “Three Jura Lakes” mostly situated in the Fribourg Region are...
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