A new Head Race – Bern Boat Race
Good buy Armadacup – welcome Bern Boat Race. A new Head Race in Switzerland will take place on October 26th! The new Bern Boat Race is inspired by the legendary Armadacup. Next to the Rose of Wörthersee and the Turin Silverskiff, the Armadacup was one of the famous Head Race in central Europe. For Single Scullers, known by its famous mass starts.
The organizing committee who managed this race for 32 years stepped down last year and happily passed the task to a new crew. Read here: The ending of a swiss institution
First Edition 2019
On Saturday October 26th the first Bern Boat Race will be held. The first edition will accept entries from over the world. Alexander, president of BBR, would like the regatta to be a test event for later years. “We accept international crews, still it will be a regatta on a more national level. We have international entries and we will market the race as an international regatta again in 2020”.
The Bern Boat Race Course
- 10,4 km regatta with a turn.
- Single Scullers, Doubles/Pairs & Quads/Fours.
- Men and Women, U17, U19, Elite and Masters.
- Venue: Wohlensee, Bern, Switzerland.
- The boats start every 20/30 seconds.
- Limits: 150 Single Scullers, 50 2X and 50 4X.
- Sign Up Deadline is October 15th – noon.
The organizers and some sponsors are providing single scullers. For those, joining the regatta and wanting to rent a boat please contact us. Keyword: Boat Rental Bern
For more Information: Have a look at the brand new website Bern Boat Race. Pleasant for supporters: They can combine their cheering with a beautiful walk – with picnic possibilities – along the regatta course.
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