Active – Frisian Tjalk

What could be better than starting our lives together aboard this ship as newly married adventurers? The owners of the Friesian tjalk ‘Actief’ couldn’t wish for anything better. Through relatives, they became excited about living on a ship and did not hesitate for a moment when they were able to take over the ship.

A cute, colorful ship with a tough, sporty character – that’s how they describe their tjalk. And that’s not so surprising when you know that the “Active” has a whopping 186 square meters of sail! As a commercial vessel, the “Active” has always had one owner: Mr. Sandburg. He had the ship built in 1926 and sold it in 1978. Then the ship no longer had a mast and was set up as a simple houseboat. In 2005, the “Active” was re-rigged.

Living on a ship in the Maritime District is great, according to the owners. ”Every Day a Holiday Feeling”. Wishes they still have: a long trip with their “Active. Where to go. It doesn’t really matter that much. “Where the wind takes us. After all, you are adventurer or not.

Dit schip is privé-eigendom en niet vrij toegankelijk.

technische informatie



Friesian Tjalk


Shipyard Wolthuis, Hoogezand-Sappemeer.




Lengte x breedte: 21.82 x 4.11 meters


60 ton