The Netherlands is a small country that has been battling the elements for thousands of years, discovering Australia, New Zealand and founding New York



It greets tourists with the broad blades of windmills and winks from the sun-sparkling canals that pepper the lowlands. Patchwork fields of tulips shimmer with velvet in the most unimaginable hues, and medieval castles seem to whisper their ancient tales.The inner intellectual rejoices, following the trails of Van Gogh, Bosch and Rembrandt. And the contrast of modern cities and farmland is wonderfully inspiring.


The two-masted schooner Amazone is an ice class sailing boat launched by Olivier van Meer Design in the Netherlands. She operates in the high latitudes of the Arctic and Antarctica. She is capable of high speeds but is equally comfortable while cruising.


The two-masted schooner Eldorado is a modern sailing vessel built at the A. Metz Texdok shipyard in the Netherlands in 2007. The schooner was commissioned in 2010.

She is fitted with all necessary navigation and rescue equipment for operation in the high Arctic and Antarctica, as well as for autonomous navigation up to 35 days.

The ship is equipped with 6 double cabins, each cabin has its own bathroom, WC, heating and air conditioning system.