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A lovely day of sailing on the Frisian lakes

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A lovely day of sailing on the Frisian lakes

The valk is an open sailing boat with a large cockpit, appropriate for 2 to 5 persons. This universal type of boat is stable, has excellent sailing qualities and also has a gaff rig. The valk is often used for sailing courses, but is also ideal for sailers who want to combine sailing with a good time. An ideal sailing boat for touring.

Would you prefer a valk with roller jib? From 2019 on we have five valk boats with roller jib. You can book your valk with roller jib here.

Sailing experience is a must

You can rent a valk provided that you are able to sail independently and responsibly. A certain kind of sailing experience is not a luxury, especially not when the hard wind gets stronger on de Fluessen (nearest lake, and largest lake of Friesland).

Persons2-5
Length6.40 metres
Width2.00 metres
Depth0.80 metres
Mast height6.50 metres
Height incl.spanker gaff8.00 metres
Sailing surface17 M²
Outboard motor3 HP Yamaha Malta

Sailing course in a valk

Do you have less or no experience with sailing in a valk? De Kuilart also offers a variety sailing courses for starters or advanced sailers. Find more information about sailing courses here.