Buying a houseboat: from dream to reality

The steps to take towards

Are the waves calling to you? We will give you the following wind you need to realise your dream of having a houseboat of your own. Put our experience to use when you make plans and look forward to having a vessel that fulfils your individual expectations – your own CRUISING HOME. You can see what steps to take to reach your destination here.

Can I get an idea of life on board beforehand?

There are many options for you to test out what life is like on board. You can view various CRUISING HOME cost-free at a viewing in Düsseldorf's MedienHafen or the Zollhafen in Mainz. You can also rent a Floater 1250 at the Düsseldorf MedienHafen for a test trip before buying a houseboat.

What model is the right one for me?

This depends on how you would like to use your houseboat. You can find initial information in our comparative overview. We will be happy to go into the details with you at a personal consultation. Set a date right now!

How can I get an individual offer?

Before we give you an individual offer, we will take time to understand your wishes more fully:

  • We will offer you a free consultation – here at CRUISING HOME in Düsseldorf or by telephone

  • We will analyse your needs on the basis of your needs, ideas and wishes

  • We will choose a suitable berth for you (nationally or internationally)

  • We will make you the offer you want

  • We will visit the Yacht architect Olivier van Meer and SRF shipyard in the Netherlands together

Are you interested in buying a houseboat? Do use our contact form – we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Speak directly with Rolf Gast at 0049 163 74 34 827 or  Marco Brattinga 0031 (0) 646348526

What happens after I have commissioned you to build my CRUISING HOME?

  • Once you have bought your houseboat and completed the purchase contract, we will build it for your over the course of 12-15 months.

  • During this time you will make advance payments in accordance with the build state and make repeat visits to the SRF shipyard in Harlingen

  • The test drive and delivery of your CRUISING HOME will take place in the Dutch city of Harlingen

  • If agreed, we will transport your CRUISING HOME to the berth of your choice

Set course for us


Koningsweg 27,   8861 KN Harlingen

Phone +31 6 463 485 26