The International Vechtrace is a 5-mile race for skiff, (mix-) doubles and coxed fours (sweep and quad) and coxed C-fours. International because of the participants field and the 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-organized by Bootsclub Nordhorn from Germany.

Registration opened

The registration for the 27th International Vechtrace on October 6  2018 has been opened


Foreign participants can register by mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The following information must be given for each start number:

- boat type and race category

- name, date of birth and sex of all rowers and cox

- for each participant the name and location of their own rowing club.


Members of KNRB (NL) : Klik hier

Time Schedule


Registration  : 08:30 - 10:00 
Briefing coxes : 09.45 
Departure to start : 10:00 
Start race : 11:30


Registration : 12.00 - 13.00
Briefing coxes : 12.45 
Departure to start : 13:00 
Start race : 14:30



Sections and Fields

Section 1 Section 2
MM 2x MM 1x
MM 4* M 1x
MM 4+ JM16 2x
MM C4* JM16 4*
M 2x JM16 4+
M 4* JM18 2x
M 4+ JM18 4*
JM16 1x JM18 4+
JM18 1x MW 2x
MW 1x MW 4*
W 1x MW 4+
JW16 2x MW C4*
JW16 4* W 2x
JW16 4+ W 4*
JW18 2x W 4+
JW18 4* JW16 1x
JW18 4+ JW18 1x
Mix 2x Mix 4*
Mix 4+ ** Only fields of Section 1

Flyers Vechtrace are available

 The flyers are available, in 3 languages. Send them to your rowing members and friends. Download here.





Please join us for dinner!

Please join us, after the Vechtrace, for a drink and a meal at the cosy Club-house of R.C. Salland. Casa Delicias,  will prepare a delicious Mexican buffet. Immediately after the Awarding of Prizes Ceremony the food will be available, approximately at 17:15. For the price of 15.00 Euro, you can enjoy this buffet together with a drink. You can register by sending an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,  before the 30th of September 2018.




02 Oct 2018;
07:00PM -
Registration closed
03 Oct 2018;
11:00PM -
Start order known
06 Oct 2018;
09:00AM - 05:00PM
Vechtrace 2018
06 Oct 2018;
05:00PM -
Award ceremony
06 Oct 2018;
05:15PM -
Dinner after the race
05 Oct 2019;
08:00AM -
Vechtrace 2019











Contact and Travel directions

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


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