18 August 2010

SAIL Amsterdam 2010, August 19 - 23

Every five year SAIL, boat festival, takes over the IJ river showcasing impressive "tall ships", naval ships, and modern yachts for a weekend.

On Thursday check out the traditional parade from IJmuiden to Amsterdam from 10.00 - 15.00 where you will see hundreds of ships making their way to thier mooring places and preparing for the ceremonial salute from 13.00 - 15.00 at Sixhaven. Check out the rest of the program for more details and events.


  1. Hi - Is your blog still active? I'm also a keen blogger who lives in Amsterdam, and I'd love to know how to contribute. I'm currently trying to get a weekly Jam Session off the ground in Amsterdam and I'm investigating a blog as a means to build a bit of a community:


  2. Yeah I discovered your blog just before you stopped it - what happened? I loved it!