Welcome to Water recreation!

Where creativity and relaxation meet on and along the water.

Activities on and along the water make for a great day out: blissful, relaxing, and just the thing to get you in a holiday mood. Discover how and where you can spend some quality free time on and along the Flemish waterways, and what you’ll need to get started right here on our website. Whatever takes your fancy, from relaxing on the banks, to water sports or pleasure-cruising, we hope you have a great time!

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New waterway map for Flanders and its surrounding cruising areas

New waterway map for Flanders and its surrounding cruising areas

This two-sided waterway map shows telephone numbers and VHF channels of locks and bridges, telephone numbers of marinas, boat ramps, ...



Brochure "Navigating in Flanders" - update 01/2017

This brochure contains details of the most picturesque boating routes in Flanders, a range of general maps, FAQs, the VHF marine radio list, a summary of key waterways rule, a range of handy sailing tips and more.

Notices to Skippers

On the RIS Portal Vlaanderen you can find all the Notices to Skippers.

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Find marinas

Are you looking for marinas in a certain region or along a specific waterway, or you want a complete listing of all marinas, please use our marina database.

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Release October 2016

Waterway map of Flanders and its surrounding cruising areas

This waterways map for Flanders, Walloon, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Limburg (NL), Noord-Brabant (NL) and Nord-Pas de Calais (FR) contains telephone numbers of locks, bridges and marinas, ....


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