44th Hel van het Noorden can continue!

‼️ IMPORTANT ‼️ New corona measures have been announced on Friday, November 12. Fortunately, despite these measures, the Hel van het Noorden can continue! Unfortunately without spectators. During the Hell a number of measures apply, namely: – All rowers and coaches are welcome – QR code and identification required – The catering closes at 18:00 […]


Dear participants and spectators, To make this year’s Hel van het Noorden unforgettable again, a brand new clothing line has been designed. From rowing sportswear to sweaters, everything has been thought of. This clothing line is facilitated in collaboration with Powerhouse. Therefore everything is of trusted quality. Take a look at the webshop (https://www.powerhousesport.nl/helvanhetnoorden/) and […]

Whatsapp group 2021!

All updates about the Hel van het Noorden will appear on our Facebook page, Instagram or website. Don’t you wanna mis any news? We also offer the option to get updates via whatsapp. Sign up now for the joint whatsapp group by clicking on the following link and join this group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/EiaZDNNGxK8JPvplUFUEld

Bike Rental

Do you want to be just as fast as the rowers on the water, but you do not have a bike at your disposal? This year there is the possibility to rent bikes for €5,-. As a deposit you need to hand over an identity card or another personal belonging object. Want to be sure […]

Announcement Hell ’21

Dear participants and spectators, At the moment we are busy with the preparations for an unforgettable edition of the Hel van het Noorden on 28 November. This year the race will again take place on the Eemskanaal and will be rowed in skiffs and 2’s.We proudly present Hel ’21: – Praeses: Remco Hof– Ab actis: […]

Whatsapp list

All updates about the Hel van het Noorden will be posted on our Facebook page. But if you want to make sure you are up to date about the race, sign up for the Whatsapp messaging list, and all updates will be sent directly to you. To sign up for the Whatsapp messaging list, all […]

Bike rental

Dear ladies and gentlemen, just as last year we will have a bicycle rental. In this way you will be able to cheer the rowers! The bicycles cost 5 euros per half day. In order to rent a bike, you will have to hand in an identity card or another personal belonging as a deposit. […]


Sunday 24th of November 2019, the Groninger Student Rowing Association ‘Aegir’ (G.S.R. Aegir) will organise the 42th Hel van het Noorden (Hell of the North). The ‘Hel van het Noorden’ is a six-kilometre-long head race for singles and Coxless pairs on the Eemskanaal in Groningen, the Netherlands. The race has its humble beginnings in a time-trial […]