Private Boat Amsterdam offers luxurious private tours in the canals of Amsterdam and the surrounding area. The classic saloon boats Welmoed and Farahilde are exclusively available for 1 to 12 people. The saloon boats are suitable for weddings, business trips and anniversaries. We also offer an exclusive water taxi service to pick up the customer at the desired location and time, and proceed to the second desired location.
Private Boat Amsterdam was founded in 2014 by Reinhard Adriaanz Spronk and Miloe van Bodegraven. The shipping company has two classic saloon boats, the Farahilde from 1908 and the Welmoed from 1932. These boats are for rent for private tours with skipper for groups up to 12 people.
Schipper Reinhard lived the first 18 years of his life on the bottom of the Zuiderzee, went to school in the free Hanzestad of Elburg and decided on his 18th together with friend Hermen Hulst to look further than the IJsselbrug, after which they took Pelni boats The belt of emerald has been sacked to West Timor. Captain Reinhard studied in Amsterdam geography and a few years of history and philosophy. Reinhard knows a lot about Amsterdam and has lived in the Jordaan for 17 years.
Capital and singer Miloe was born at the Amstel, in Ouderkerk, just like her ancestors who lived and worked in various locations along the Amstel. Miloe is a piano artist and works as an actress and singer. In addition, she is a teacher at the Amsterdam Theater School. At Private Boat Amsterdam, Miloe plays the role of skipper, captain and singer, so she can sing on board too.
Schippers Miloe and Reinhard met at the foot of the Heineken factory, to get to know each other that same evening further at the Singelgracht at Paradiso. The rest is history.
Reinhard and Miloe traveled 112 countries and survived a crash with a hot air balloon as well as the black storm at sea near the Philippines on Christmas Eve 1999. On 31 December of that year, on Boracay Island, the BBC officially elected to The millennium's best beer drinker.