The International Vechtrace is a 5-kilometer head race for single sculls, (mixed)doubles and coxed (coastal)fours (sweep and quad). International because of the participants and the race-course: the start is in Germany, the finish in the Netherlands. The meandering river Vecht gives the race an extraordinary character. The race is also renowned for its pleasant atmosphere, good catering and atmospheric accommodation at the Salland rowing club. The regatta is co-organised by Bootsclub Nordhorn from Germany.

The Vechtrace Committee has decided to postpone the 29th International Vechtrace until Saturday 1 October 2022.
Due to the Covid -19 virus it is not possible to organise this regatta safely in 2020 and 2021.

However we plan to organise a small scale regional competition in the end of August/beginning of September 2021.
A small scale event will allow us to adapt the programme instantly, when needed. This will allow us to organise such an event without too much organisational hassle and at low cost.
The exact date will be determined as soon as Covid- 19 restrictions are lifted and organising small scale events is again possible.


International Vechtrace - an impression

You have not participated before and you would like to get an impression of the race and the race track? These short movies (20192017 and 2018) will most probably convince you to participate in 2020. We look forward to welcoming you.


02 Sep 2022;
Registration opened
27 Sep 2022;
07:00PM -
Registration closed
28 Sep 2022;
11:00PM -
Start order known
01 Oct 2022;
08:00AM -
Vechtrace 2021
01 Oct 2022;
05:00PM -
Award ceremony
01 Oct 2022;
05:15PM -
Dinner after the race

















Contact and Travel directions

Mail address and Boathouse:
Kanaaldijk West 2A
7783 DB Gramsbergen
Tel: 0524-561115


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