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Johan Friso Kanaal / Netherlands: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 26 km km
Max. depth: 1.40
Degree of difficulty: Some experience is an advantage
Requirements: no rating
Character of waterway: back to nature, for sporty people
Profile of waterway: Used by tourists only
Facilities groundside: Good

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Waterway has access to:

Bolswardervaart / Wijde Wijmerts / Nauwe Wijmerts | Netherlands
Ijsselmeer | Netherlands
Prinses Margriet Kanaal | Netherlands

Johan Willem Friso Kanaal

Johan Willem Friso Kanaal
in south Friesland is more likely a, with short canals, connected chain of lakes (lakes are called meere here).  

The waterway starts at the harbor town of Stavoren (almost any Dutch town is a harbor town…)goes over Warnser Vaart, Morra, De Oorden, Fluessen and Heegermeer to Heeg, becomes then a canal and crosses Wijde Wijmerts before it gets to Prinses Margriet Kanaal.

Fluessen to Molkwerum at IJsselmeer

A trip from Fluessen to Mokwerum, IJsselmeer
The 7.3 km are starting at Fluessen, going over Zwarte Woude to Koudumer Vaart and then Mokwerum at the IJsselmeer. 
North of Molwerum is a bird reservation. Unfortunately one can’t find a wharf in the village but the small village Koudum has a small harbor for passers-by.

Morra to Hindeloopen

Morra to Hindeloopen
This 6 km trip beginning in Morra brings you to the (yacht) harbor town of Hideloopen, marinas can be reached by the town lock of Hindeloopen.

Heeger Meer over Grote Gaastmeer to Oudegaaster brekken.

Heeger Meer over Grote Gaastmeer to Oudegaaster brekken
Inthiema Sloot goes south of Gaastmeer to the Grote Gaastmeer and then over the Korze Vliet to the southern extensions of Oudegaster brekken. At its northeastern end lies Oudega which has a small wharf at the camping place.