At the end of July 2019, Alkmaar will welcome a unique collection of 200 historic barges, which will ensure a wonderful show on the water.
National Society for the Preservation of the Historical Commercial Vessel (LVBHB), it is the largest conservation organization for maritime heritage in the Netherlands, has succeeded in bringing the 2019 reunion to Alkmaar. And of course we are very happy with that!
At the end of July 2019, Alkmaar is welcoming an unique collection of 200 historic inland vessels, which will provide a magnificent show on the canals of Alkmaar.
On Thursday the 25th of July, the ships will arrive. On Monday the 29th of July, the ships will leave the canals of Alkmaar again. From the 25th until the 29th of July, you can expercience and enjoy this event around the 'Noordhollandsch Kanaal' and the city centre of Alkmaar.
A provisional program has been made for Victory Sail 2019. The following schedule shows what you can experience during these 5 spectacular days.
25th of July
|Entry of 200 historic commercial vessels and introduction to Alkmaar and the canal|
26th of July
|Traditional cheese market, possibility to see the ships on the inside and old crafts|
27th of July
|Tour of ships, events in the city, cruises|
28th of July
|Events in the city|
29th of July
|Departure of the historic commercial vessels|
We will keep you updated once more information is available on this page. We'll also post updates on our social media channels.
You can find the official website of Victory Sail Alkmaar (dutch only) here: