Lelystad offers all the prerequisites for a successful holiday: sailing, nature, culture and best shopping opportunities. A sailing trip from Lelystad offers high charter standard s and services. The Pitter charter partner in Lelystad stands for the best all-round service at a consistently high level of quality.
Sailing holiday from Lelystad: General information
Situated on the dividing line between the Marker Sea and the Ijsselmeer, the port of Lelystad is not far from Amsterdam. Due to its central location, Lelystad is an ideal starting port with many possibilities for a wonderful sailing trip. With fantastic landscapes and an enormous variety of small and well-equipped harbours, the Marker and Ijsselmeer is the most popular Dutch sailing estuary. Here you will find traditional fishing villages and coastal towns steeped in history. Discover towns surrounded by pastureland and dunes with long stretches of fine sandy white beaches during a sailing holiday.
Sailing yacht or catamaran charter in Lelystad
With a charter yacht, sailors can explore the protected Markermeer, the Ijsselmeer and the popular North Holland route from Lelystad. Sailing in the small island region of the Marker Wadden is particularly beautiful. The nature reserve was created in 2012 by backfilling the excavated material from the construction of the dam. This separates the Markermeer from the Ijsselmeer. There are popular excursion destinations on land and at sea alike. These include Workum and Hindeloopen as well as other old Dutch villages and small towns such as the Frisian Hanseatic town of Stavoren.
The weather in Holland is influenced by the North European Atlantic. Constantly changing pressure systems with winds from different directions and with varying wind strengths are the order of the day. The average wind force is four Beaufort. For a sailing trip from Lelystad, the months of May and June are ideal. This is when there are the fewest rainy days and the most hours of sunshine.
Important info for a yacht charter from Lelystad:
No dinghy is required in this area and therefore not on board.
Dinghy + outboard can be booked separately upon request and are to be paid on site.
- The deposit can only be paid in cash or by advance bank transfer.
Infrastructure Marina Lelystad
The marina in Lelystad has been awarded the Blue Flag for sustainable tourism and environmental awareness. Marina Lelystad offers all the usual facilities such as Wi-Fi, electricity, water, sanitary facilities, a restaurant, and bicycle rental. There is also a newly renovated playground for children.
Shopping in Lelystad
There is a supermarket for provisions in the immediate vicinity of the marina, about 10 minutes' walk away. For an extensive shopping tour, you will find several shopping centres in Lelystad.
Getting to Lelystad
Lelystad is easy to reach by car. Parking is available at the marina for a fee (€5.00 per day). The nearest airport is Amsterdam Schiphol. From the airport you can drive directly to Lelystad, from the train station it is about 5 minutes by taxi to the marina. If you arrive by plane, we are happy to recommend our external, reliable taxi service, which will take you directly to the marina. If desired, please let us know at least one week before the charter.