Contact details

You can reach us from Monday to Sunday from 10:00 to 17:30 at:

Phone: +31 6 14512457

Boarding point

Our standard boarding point is at Paardenveld in Utrecht. Other boarding points can be booked through our application form or by sending an email.

Additional information

Working at Sloep Huren Utrecht

We are always looking for great new additions to our team! Check out our vacancies

Company data

KVK: 64644413
BTW: NL855758879B01
IBAN: NL 76 RABO 030 806 2442

Postal adress

Sloep Huren Utrecht B.V.
Ganzenmarkt 6
3512 GD Utrecht

Frequently asked questions

The boats

  • Is there a toilet on board?

    There is a small toilet available on most of our boats.

  • We are celebrating a birthday, can we decorate the boat?

    Yes! The boat can be decorated with streamers and balloons! Please contact us if you want the boat to arrive somewhat earlier to have time to decorate it.

  • Can we sail on our wedding day?

    Ofcourse! In case of hot weather, the top of the boat can be covered so that you can sit in the cool shade. When it rains, both the top and the side of the boat can be covered. The sides have windows through which you can look outside. Of course you can decorate the boat on the special day. You can always call us if you have any questions.

  • Is there a table on board?

    Yes! The tables are ideal for putting down drinks and bites. Good to know: the distance between the benches and the table is somewhat wider as there is a walking path between them.

  • Can I sail during the winter?

    Yes! Our boats can be fully covered and heated. You can even enjoy hot chocolate, mulled wine and stews on board! Are you a meat-lover? Then the winter-BBQ with biological meat might be the perfect choice! Candles on, blankets covering your knees... The perfect event during the dark winter days!

  • Is the boat sailed by a skipper?

    Yes! All trips are sailed by a skipper. It is not possible to sail yourself on one of our boats.

  • How many people fit on one boat?

    Our three luxury boats are suitable for 42 persons each and they have seats for a large part of the group. Following, we can organize trips for 126 persons. Looking for a trip with more than 126 persons? Please contact us.

  • Can I organize a meeting on board?

    Our boats are very suitable for meetings! With arranged drinks and bites, the best moment of your working week will be on one of our boats. We are happy to help you set up the perfect program and meeting location! You might just have the best brainstorm or scrum-session on board.

The boattrip

  • Can I bring my dog?

    A ship's dog that behaves properly on board is always welcome!

  • Are other boarding or drop off locations possible?

    There are certainly other boarding and drop off locations possible. See the page about alternative boarding locations. You can always contact us if you want to board somewhere specific.

  • Where can I park my car?

    The Paardenveld parking garage is located 25 meters east of our standard Paardenveld boarding point.

  • Is boarding possible for individuals with disabilities?

    Our standard boarding point at Paardenveld is fully accessible for individuals with disabilities. Those in wheelchairs can be assisted onto the boat by their family or caregivers. While our skippers are willing to offer assistance, they are unable to lift passengers onto the boat due to safety regulations. If an individual cannot safely board under the supervision of their own family or caregiver, we regret that we are unable to accomodate them. For any inquiries, please feel free to call us.

  • Can we bring drinks and bites ourselves?

    Yes! You can bring the catering yourself. Delivery by delivery service is also possible. Please contact us if you want to use such services.

  • Can we bring drinks and bites beforehand?

    Unfortunately, we do not have a refrigerator where we can store external snacks and drinks. There is limited space for storage on the boat. Catering or delivering items in advance is usually not possible, but we might be able to help you find a solution. Please give us a call to discuss the storage!

  • Is the drinks packages unlimited?

    An average of 3 drinks per person per hour is calculated. There will be variety of drinks on board, but the amount of drinks will not be unlimited. The drinks packages may only be consumed during the trip. It is not allowed to take some drinks with you after the trip.

  • Are children allowed on board?

    Little sailors are more than welcome! We have some special life jackets for children. Children up to the age of 2 do not pay anything for the packages. Children from 3 to 10 years of age pay 50% of the price of a package. We will put half of the normal amount of food on board for them.

  • What is the minimal duration of the trip?

    The minimal duration of the boattrip is 1.5 hours.

  • What is the standard route?

    A 1.5 hour trip: Paardenveld - Weerdsluis - Oude gracht - Singel around the center towards Maliesingel - Paardenveld A 3 hour trip: Paardenveld - Weerdsluis - Oude gracht - Singel around the center towards Maliesingel - Oude Gracht - Catharijnesingel - Paardenveld A 4 hour trip: Paardenveld - Weerdsluis - Oude Gracht -  Kromme Rijn to teahouse Rhijnauwen - Singel around the center towards Maliesingel - Paardenveld. Unique The route can always be altered in consultation with the skipper. For specific requests, please contact us beforehand.

  • Can music be played on board?

    The municipality of Utrecht prohibits any form of amplified music on board. An acoustic guitar, accordion or singing a song yourself is of course allowed!

  • What are the codes of conduct on board?

    1. Always listen to the skipper's instructions on board. 2. As your safety on board very important, it is not allowed to swim or hang (partially) outboard before, during or after the boattrip. Boarding and getting of the boat is only possible after approval from the skipper. 3. In order to keep the unique canals of Utrecht beautiful, it is not allowed to throw items or waste overboard or leave them at the boarding and drop off location. 4. Everyone wants a nice boat trip with a cozy atmosphere! That is why undesired, provocative and/or aggressive behavior towards fellow passengers and/or the skipper(s) is an immediate reason to discontinue the cruise. 5. Above all: enjoy the wonderful boattrip!

  • Are there any discount promotions?

    Nowadays, we do not have any discount promotions.