Sailing rules

  • The maximum sailing speed in Assen is 6 kilometers per hour.
  • There is a speed exemption for certain boats in the Noord-Willemskanaal between km 1,00 en km 19,60. Boats with an immersion of less than 1,50 meters can sail up to 9 kilometers per hour within these markers. Boats with an immersion of more than 1,50 meters should still keep 6 kilometers per hour as their maximum speed.
  • keep starboard (right) when encountering boats, or other objects in the water.
  • Sail alcohol free! A maximum of 0,5 promille is allowed.