NLFRENDE


            
West Coast Sailing

our bases

Why Nieuwpoort?

Safe harbor in all weather conditions.

- the shortest crossing to England (Ramsgate = 51 NM),
- plenty of space for manoeuvering,
- hoisting and lowering sails on calm water,
- a lot of shops and restaurants.

intresting sailing area
 - North of France (Dunkerque, Calais, Boulogne, Honfleur, Fécamps)
 - Channel Islands (Jersey, Guernsey, Sark)
 - South west England (Dover, Brighton, Wight, Poole)
 - Thames area (Sheerness, London, Orwell River)

Why Zeebrugge?

Safe harbor in all weather conditions.

- best choice to explore Zeeland,
- plenty of space for manoeuvering,
- hoisting and lowering sails on calm water,
- a lot of shops and restaurants.

intresting sailing area
Zeebrugge is an ideal port of departure for weekend sailing on the quieter waters of the Scheldt estuary and Zeeland.
You can find 18 harbors close to each other. Breskens, Vlissingen, Terneuzen, Middelburg, Veere, Zierikzee and the Roompot.

How to get to Nieuwpoort?

Adress
Marina VVW op de IJzer: Watersportlaan - 8620 Nieuwpoort
By train
Nearby the Ostend trainstation, you will find the coastal tram. Go to the centre of Nieuwpoort city. Follow the signs to the marina (ca 15 minutes by foot).
By car
Take the E40 and follow near Jabbeke direction Nieuwpoort (A18). Exit Nieuwpoort. Choose direction "Nieuwpoort Stad". In het centre of Nieuwpoort take direction Ostend. Follow the road across the river. At the traffic lights, enter the marina (left).
Berths
ponton A - in front of the white pyramid. The parking is free.

How to get to Zeebrugge?

Adress
Brugse Zeil- en Yacht Club (BZYC): Tijdoklaan - 8380 Zeebrugge
By train
Nearby the Ostend trainstation, you will find the coastal tram. The tram stops just in front of the marina.
By car
Take the E40. Near Oostkamp follow direction Brugge (A18), Blankenberge(N31) and Zeebrugge.
Berths
ponton C-D, open parking.