Rental conditions

Minimum age of people renting the boat or driving the boat are 25 years of age (must provide identification).

Deposit: 350 euros per boat, but if you are going through Amsterdam it is a 700 euro deposit.

There is no cancellation fee if given more than 48 hours notice. If it is in the 48 hour time span then only 30 euros will be charged.

You don’t need a license to operate the boat, but it is expected that you’ve had some experience operating a boat in the past.

You are allowed to go through all canals aside from Amsterdamse Ij, Noordzeekanaal, Buiten Ij and Ijsselmeer.

Rentals on days such as Kings day, Gay-Pride and Sail Amsterdam are only allowed with a Skipper from Aemstel Boating with an additional fee.

The boat is expected to be returned in the same condition it was given. If it’s not we will have an additional cleaning fee.

If the boat is returned late, every additional hour is a price of 30 euros.

No pets are permitted on the boat.

Before departing for the water, you must consent to the terms and regulations of Aemstel Boating by reading and signing off to these rules.

The extended rental conditions can be found here.