Standard Plus Class Boats + Barges
The ships classified as Standard Plus are equipped with:
- bunk beds or twin beds
- some cabins with private shower/toilet
- some cabins with shared facilities
- washing facilities with hot and cold water in all cabins
- central heating
- bedsheets and pillow
- 2 small towels
Each ship has a saloon/dining room and a sundeck/bicycle deck. Most cabins are double cabins with bunk or twin beds, but there are also ships with 3- and/or 4-person cabins.
List of Standard Plus Class Boats
Anna Antal Netherlands Standard Plus Class Boat The Anna Antal is a former shuttle barge converted into a motor passenger ship in the winter of 1994-95. In 2012, the salon and cabins were renovated. The sailing area of the Anna Antal includes all Dutch, German and Belgian waterways in so far as a ship of this size can sail. She also sails on the Waddenzee, IJsselmeer and Zeeland. The Anna Antal is built according to the rules of Maritime laws and holds a valid certificate for the Rhine.
Anna Maria IV France Standard Plus Class Boat The Anna Maria IV was built specifically for the French canals with it's length, width, and height all adjusted to sail the narrow waterways of the country. She sails in the Loire Valley region during the season. You will feel right at home in the relaxed atmosphere of this barge. Total 7 cabins (2 with private facilities) are equipped with a sliding window and an electrical fan. On board limited WIFI access.
Clair de Lune France Standard Plus Class Boat In May 2014, Marco Pouw and his wife Astrid assumed ownership of the ship Clair de Lune. Originally built in 1936 as a freight ship in Belgium, like many of the vessels now used for biking and boating, this vessel was renovated and equipped for a new bike and boat adventure in and around Paris, launching in the spring of 2015. Marco has years of experience as a skipper on freighters in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany and approaches his new venture with great enthusiasm.
Feniks Belgium, Netherlands, France Standard Plus Class Boat Originally, the Feniks was built in 1928 as a freighter on the Dutch, Belgium and French inland waters. In 1992, the Feniks was converted to a hotel passenger ship and put in service for various sailing holidays. Since then, she has undergone several renovations to keep up-to-date with all modern facilities.
Flora (formerly Jelmar) Netherlands Standard Plus Class Boat The Flora, recently renovated during the winter of 2006/2007, has 10 twin cabins with level beds, washbasin, and shower/toilet, and 1 twin cabin with a bunk bed. The well upgraded ship is ready to receive new guests while sailing in the Netherlands.
Flying Dutchman Scotland Standard Plus Class Boat The Flying Dutchman, once a herring logger, was launched in 1903. The conversion to a sailing schooner took place in 2004 and the ship was equipped with 10 small but functionally furnished cabins, each with a private bath and all in one shower. The front saloon in the deckhouse serves as a cozy dining room and lounge with upholstered benches for seating all guests. At the stern, you can sit beside Captain Klaas at the wheel and perhaps even steer the 39-m-long vessel for a while.
Holland Belgium, Netherlands, Germany Standard Plus Class Boat Aboard the Holland, the owner has succeeded in using all available space as optimally as possible. All air conditioned cabins have private facilities. The chef will serve your meals in the spacious dining room. With the availability of WIFI, you have the possibility to use your own laptop on board. When the sun is shining, the comfortable sundeck is the place to be. The crew guarantees your stay aboard will be unforgettable.
Tijdgeest Belgium, Netherlands Standard Plus Class Boat Built in the year 1897, the Tijdgeest was one of the first passenger barges on the river Rhine in Germany. More than 100 years later, in 1998, the ship was completely renovated and rebuild into a hotel ship. On the lower deck you’ll find the cabins, all with private facilities. A number of cabins have twin beds, while others use bunk beds. On the upper deck you'll find a very spacious living/dining room with panoramic view. An on-board computer is available for you to use.