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Dordrecht BBQ boat now sails electrically

Can you imagine a finer summer evening than being on the water in the beautiful countryside of the Biesbosch while on board a chef conjures up all kinds of delicious food from the barbecue?
 Since two years you can do this on the Dordrecht barbecue boat. And next summer it will also be possible to do so completely sustainably and silently, because from then on the luxury sloop will sail entirely electrically.

Origin of the idea

The idea originated three years ago during one of the many boating trips Emiel Reijerkerk and his girlfriend Manon took through the Biesbosch. "We ourselves often went out on the water with friends for a barbecue or tasty lunch and wondered why something like this didn't exist; the combination of good food and boating in this beautiful nature around the corner. We then decided to start a BBQ boat ourselves, to let other people also enjoy such trips that give you such a nice summer vacation feeling."

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The boat for the best bbqs

They found an old, converted Norwegian lifeboat whose interior they personally restored and converted into the luxury BBQ boat. From the moment it was in the water, it was an immediate success. And not only Dordrechters, but also guests from Den Bosch, Amsterdam and Scheveningen stepped aboard the Reijerkerk to be pampered with beautiful organic meat from the grill, homemade salads and delicious drinks.

"Because it is running so well beyond expectations, we got the financial space to make the boat more sustainable with an electric motor. That was something we had planned from the beginning, because you'd rather not sail through such a beautiful nature reserve with a diesel engine," says Emiel. "And it's not only cleaner, but also much quieter, which means you can enjoy the special environment even more."

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