“Friesland” has now been sold, but you will still find plenty of useful information on the site, and I have just started a series of articles discussing elements of barge handling and associated matters; see page “barge handling blog






We will continue to offer training on owner’s own vessels for the UK ICC and French EGP certificates - contact us for details.


Market day in the Burgundy wine town Beaune

The Eiffel Tower viewed from “Friesland”

Berry au Bac - the canal de l’Aisne à la Marne

“Friesland” enters France at Calais May 1995 in her

new role as a cruising home and barge handling school

663m aqueduct over the river Loire at Briare

Thank you for visiting our Barge Handling site. It is

being substantially reworked to suit what we now do

   (last updated 20 June 2017 14:40)      .