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Hoorn

Hoorn

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Description

Founded in 1357, Hoorn become a major harbour town. During Holland's 'Golden Century', Hoorn was an important home base for the Dutch East India Company. In 1616, the explorer Willem Corneliszoon Schouten bravedstorms as he rounded the southernmost tip of America. He named it Kaap Hoorn (Cape Horn) in honour of his hometown.
With 3 Marinas the small Village alongside the picturesque Markermeer, the South part of the Ijsselmeer, visited by Dutch Historical Ship, is a really nice place to visit
31/12/2007
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Hoorn
Entrance of Hoorn Harbourg
30/12/2007
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Hoorn
Historical boat on Ijsselmer
30/12/2007
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Localisation

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Sites around Hoorn
Flying distances - Direct line

Medemblik

8.2nm
13°
Regattacenter Medemblik
Vooroever 3
1671 SG Medemblik
The NetherlandsPOS: 52°46.19 N - 5°07.03 E
TEL:  +31 (0) 227 - 547781
FAX:  +31 (0) 227 - 547782
WEB: www.regattacenter.com
Email:  info@regattacenter.com
26 Jul 11

Marken

10nm
173°
Marken is a peninsula alongside the picturesque Markermeer, the South part of the Ijsselmeer, Marken is well-known for its characteristic wooden houses.
Former island, which nowadays is connected to the North Holland mainland by a causeway.
A really nice place to visit
31 Dec 07

Marken lighthouse

10nm
165°
The lighthouse on the Peninsula of Marken on the IJsselmeer.
The present lighthouse was built in 1839 and was declared a national monument in 1970. When on a sailing trip at the IJsselmeer, Marken is definitely worth a stop.
14 Jun 11

Huizen

20nm
161°
25 Jan 09

Den Helder

21nm
332°
Port.
8 Aug 11

Oudeschild - Texel

25nm
342°
...
26 Jul 11

Lighthouse Den Helder

22nm
327°
19 Aug 07

Ijmuiden

21nm
239°
Port on a river.
8 Aug 11

Scheveningen

43nm
222°
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1 Jan 08

Willemstad

60nm
202°
Jolit port et village. Approche
Entrée commune au vieux port et à la marina.Attention a l'entrée, croisement d'un chenal a péniche!
Et elles vont vite !


24 Jul 15

Tiengemeten

61nm
207°
20 Mooring buoys stand along the south of Tiengemeten Island
31 Dec 07

Ossehoek

68nm
219°
Une des îles du Grevelingenmeer avec commodité toilettes et poubelles.  Il faut être en possession d'une carte d’accès à acheter dans les marinas.  Possibilité de rester 3 jours maximum sur place.  A Attention  pronfondeur de 1m à 2m50.
23 Jul 15
Local Area

Ijsselmeer

The ?sselmeer or Lake ?ssel is a shallow lake of 1100 km² in the central Netherlands created in 1932 when an inland sea, the Zuiderzee, was closed by a 32 km dam, the Afsluitdijk. The ?sselmeer is the largest lake in Western Europe.
In 1975 the ?sselmeer was further split in two ...
31 Dec 07

North sea

The North Sea is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean on the European continental shelf. It connects with the rest of the Atlantic through the Dover Strait and the English Channel in the south and through the Norwegian Sea in the north.
23 Dec 07

NE Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world's oceanic divisions; with a total area of about 106.4 million square kilometres (41.1 million square miles), it covers approximately one-fifth of the Earth's surface.
The Atlantic Ocean has irregular coasts indented by numerous ...
31 Jul 11
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