Hi! My name is Karin, and I am owner of this wonderful traditional sailing ship called Averechts.
My husband Tom is the captain, and we also have a sailor to help us.
We try to make a living out of this ship.
In wintertime, from November 1 till April 15, we are available in Amsterdam as a group accomodation, and of course we will try to make a little trip with the ship around the Amsterdam-Lake. We have central heating system, so in wintertime it is nice and warm aboar! So, I am in charge of welcoming people aboard, and mak sure everything is nice, warm and clean!
In summer time, we sail nice sailing tours, starting from a villiage up in the north of Holland, and we sail along IJsselmeer and Waddensea.
When our guests want to sail luxuous, I will make them breakfast, lunch, dinners, and so on. That is the part where I come in! I love to make sure our guests are comfortable.
I enjoy my work a lot. It is hard work, but it is my own, and it makes me feel very satisfied and proud when people are so happy on our ship!