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Green ferry trip: By sailing ship from London to Amsterdam

18 October 2024 20:00
21 October 2024 20:00
Sailing area
North Sea
Port of departure
London (UK)
Port of arrival
Amsterdam (NL)

Travel details:

  • Unforgettable sailing cruise from London to Amsterdam
  • 3 days including 1 night in London
  • Assisted sailing
  • Check in at St Katherine Docks in London; check out at the NDSM shipyard in Amsterdam.
  • Overnight stays in London at St Katharine Docks overlooking Tower Bridge

We leave London via the Thames and head out to sea, where we raise the sails. The ship’s movements change, the air here is fresh and you can smell the salt. We change course towards the mouth of the IJ. We sail as much as we can. In parts where safety requires it, we will motor. This sailing trip is most enjoyable if you help the crew sail the ship. No sailing experience is required. The crew will be happy to explain everything about sailing and navigating the ship. If you like to steer or climb the jib net, that is certainly possible. But nothing is compulsory. If you prefer to read a book or enjoy the view, that’s fine too.

London is about 200 nautical miles away from Amsterdam. That means it will take us on average between 36 and 72 hours to reach our destination. The exact arrival time depends on wind direction and strength.

Sailing schedule:

Day 1 – In the evening, everyone comes on board in London. Depending on the tide and weather, we leave the same evening or early the next morning.
Day 2 – Departure from London. Exact departure time depends on the tide. Overnight at sea as we sail on.
Day 3 – Day at sea. The whole day is spent sailing. At night, we sleep at sea as we continue sailing.
Day 4 – Arrival and disembarkation in Amsterdam

Weather conditions may not permit safe sailing to Amsterdam. The captain will then put together an alternative sailing schedule.


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Frequently asked questions

If you are travelling alone and have not booked a private cabin, you will be accommodated in a shared cabin. Shared cabins are normally occupied separately by gender Only on the Belle Amie and Seatrips yachts there are sometimes mixed cabins.

Yes, this is possible. However, there is only one menu per day on the programme. Therefore, please let us know during your booking if you have any special dietary requirements.

In principle, all our trips are suitable for both experienced and novice sailors. The professional crew on board will teach you everything you need to know. In some cases (e.g. on Atlantic crossings) initial sailing experience may be an advantage/requirement. In this case, this will be clearly indicated in the cruise description.


Shared cabin (3-4 persons)
Adult€ 620
Double cabin
Adult€ 720

Included in price

Accommodation on board the Twister in 2,3 or 4-bed cabins
A good breakfast every morning
Bed linen and towels
All meals at sea

Not included in price

Transfer to ship/port (arrival and departure)
Drinks (available on board at fair prices)
Lunch and dinner when the ship is in port
travel/cancellation insurance

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