Summer Festival: ‘De Slach om Holland/ Sail Enkhuizen!’ The city of Enkhuizen organises the Slach om Holland [battle for Holland] festival with loads of nautical activities on and off shore. Visiting Cruise in Company ships will be welcomed with a ‘Sail in’.
One of the activities is a sail race with 20 metre skûtsje, sailed off the Enkhuizen coast. Skutsjes are flat bottemed sail barges, often over a century old, rigged for sail races and sailed with a dedication bordering fanaticism (capsizes are not uncommon). There will be games for children, a nautical market, RIB experience, Abseiling from the ‘Drom’ a 16th century defence tower and other activities.
Maximum depth harbour: 3 meter.
Maximale length ship: 50 meter.
Pilotage: Not available, but ships taking the Inland Route can be accompanied from Harlingen to open sea by a Flotilla Leader with extensive knowledge of local waters.
Towage: not compulsary but available.
Sewage reception facility: available.
Garbage reception facility: available.