Movie star

Tugboat Willem is a real moviestar. She had a roll in the movie “The Hell of ’63”, together with the ZK-4 from the fishing museum. Below an excerpt from the film:

The shooting for this film, which is situated in the very cold winter of 1963, took place in April 2009 (with temperatures of 14°C). Take a look at the pictures below to find out how they did that.

Check the next (Dutch) websites if you are interested in more pictures:

Sleepboot Willem Reserveren/Tugboat Willem Reservations

Number of persons – Number of nights – 1 week (7 nights)
Prices are per night and include breakfast and tourist tax.

  • Embarking is possible from 15.00 hour, on your departure day you can stay on board until 11.00 hour.
  • Minimal age is 18 years or older
  • Pets are not allowed
  • The ship is 24 hours per day accessible
  • On the ship smoking is prohibited and the use of candles or open fire is not allowed
  • Breakfast time in consultation

Beware: Tugboat Willem still remains a sailing ship and is therefore poorly accessible for disabled people. On board you may encounter rails, steps, stairs and low passages.