About 'De Hoop'


The K.A.R. & Z.V. 'De Hoop' (Royal Amsterdam Boat Club 'De Hoop') is one of the oldest boat clubs in the Netherlands.

Key facts and figures:

  • Founded on 26 May 1848
  • About 1000 members
  • Over 30 rowing crews of all levels of experience and age
  • De Hoop organises three to four major rowing events per year
  • Enthousiastic group of sailors
  • Excellent social network in which members are enabled to participate
  • Fully renovated facilities and boathouse (2009)
  • Location in central Amsterdam with excellent public transport
  • Restaurant facilities

De Hoop is the club of choice for expat rowers and sailors. You may contact us for more information via email.