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 […]