Yacht Charter Netherlands - sailing area
The distance between The Marina of Andijk and Hindeloopen is about 15 miles
This smallest of the Frisian Elf Steden has city rights since 1225.
Although it only had a quay at the Zuiderzee it was nonetheless an important Hanze city and fishing port.
Between 1650 and 1790 - Hindeloopen's most prosperous era - it owned a flee of over 80 ships!
The great wealth of those days can be seen by looking at the 17th and 18th
century captain's houses.
In Hindeloopen you will find may sights: the Westertoren from 1593, the Reformed Church of 1632,
the 'Hidde Nijland' Museum Hindeloopen and the first Frisian Schaatsmuseum.
Not to mention the world famous Hindelooper style of painting.
The small city, with its big marina and smaller old port, draws many visitors,