Here you can visit the many historic and absolutely beautiful seaport towns. The Western area has deeper water and keeled yacht access everywhere, whereas in the Eastern part a shallow draft is essential. The area presents an opportunity for island hopping and seal spotting is a popular activity.
Winds tend to blow from the east averaging 15-25 knots. Navigation can be difficult due to numerous reefs. Best time to visit is between November and June.
Daily flights are available into Schipol Airport in Amsterdam, including most low-cost operators. It’s approx 30 miles from Amsterdam to Enkhuizen.