Antwerp Race 2020
The Antwerp Race is an annual sailing competition that starts in Breskens and Terneuzen for large and small sailing yachts with a finish in Antwerp. The Antwerp Race is the largest sailing competition in Belgium with the most participants. The yachts race on the Schelde a fast streaming curvy river.
- More then 30 chase boats
- 225 yachts
- 1000 Sailors
- 45 NM Breskens – Antwerp
- 35 NM Terneuzen – Antwerp
Join Volvo 60 BOUdragon
Compete in the Antwerp Race onboard BOUdragon, a Volvo 60 and get a feel of the speed of a formula one racing yacht. Under the guidance of some of the Dutch most experienced skippers, you will race, have a day of hands-on training, sailing and racing the entire ship with your fellow masterclass crew members. You will learn about trimming, grinding, handling the boat and helming. In just one day we will take you along into the world of big boat sailing and racing. Read more
In 2018 BOUdragon skippered by Hans Bouscholte (former Volvo Ocean Race skipper) became 2nd (line honours) behind Volvo Ocean Race sailor Louis Balcaen skippering Balthasar.
BOUdragon is in theory (one of ) the fastest boat on the racecourse.