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Welcome to the website of the Hel van het Noorden (Hell of the North). The organisational committee is working hard to make the 44th edition of the event, which has been organised by G.S.R. 'Aegir' since 1975, a great success. This year will be the first time the race can be seen from both the east- and west-side of the canal. We hope to see you all on the 28th of November of 2021!

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

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The webshop of the 'Hel van het Noorden'in currently closed. Come back soon to get your Hel-merchandise!

Our Sponsors

Here you can see all the sponsors of the Hel van het Noorden! For more information about our sponsors, please visit the sponsors page via the menu above. Are you interested in promoting your company while working with the Hel van het Noorden? Please contact us via email at hetvanhetnoorden@gsraegir.nl .

The 'Hel van het Noorden' has been organised by G.S.R. 'Aegir' since 1975. A 6-kilometer race on the Eemskanaal.