The ship

The Iris is a traditional Dutch herring-lugger. She was built in 1916 in the Netherlands.
With her overall length of 36.00 metres (118 ft), beam of 6.7 metres (22 ft) and draught of 2.8 metres (9 ft) she combines excellent sailing qualities with a high level of comfort.
Her living accommodation comprising of five twin berth cabins (each with it's own wash basin), toilets, showers with hot and cold water, galley and spacious lounge provide ample space and generous headroom for the tallest of guests.

The small library offers a quality selection of novels and marine related books.
Computer facilities are available for guests.
Interested passengers may follow sailing and navigation training.

As well as overnight trips and longer voyages the Iris offers suitable accommodation for day trips and corporate events such as management training.