Information Paddle 2 Move Event

September 12, 2021, the paddle tour will start at the terrace of Pension Homeland (Kattenburgerstraat 5, Amsterdam) at the Marineterrein

On paddletomove.nl you can register for participation in Paddle 2 Move. There are 3 options:

  1. Start your own action or team action
  2. Participate in a team action
  3. Or make a donation

If you want to paddle along with the Paddle 2 Move event you can choose a start time and a route. There is a short route of 2.75 km and a long route of 5.5 km (see downloads at the bottom of the page).
The registration fee is 30 euros per participant. For this you will receive a starting ticket and Paddle 2 Move surf shirt.

If you have your own SUP board and wetsuit, please bring it with you and confirm in the application.

It is not possible to park your car on the Marineterrein. There are 3 parking garages about a 10-minute walk from the Marineterrein: Markenhoven, IJ-oever center and Oosterdok. See overview parking garages.
There is a marked space to offload your SUP board by car near the entrance of the Marineterrein.

Due to the current RIVM Corona rules, a maximum number of 50 participants can participate per start time and per route. When confirming, it is clearly stated that the event depends on the Corona situation. If the rules of the RIVM change, the event will be adjusted or canceled accordingly. Please be aware that the organization will able to cancel the event at any time due to changes in the Corona Pandemic rules. Donations will not be returned.

Participants are welcome at the Marineterrein from 1 hour (60 min) before their start time and 1.5 hours (90 min) after their finish time (finish time = start time + 1 hour for short route, start time + 2 hours for long route ). This will be communicated to the participants by email together with the rules of the event the day before.

Suppose you start at 12:00 on the long route. Then you can report to the registration desk at Pension Homeland (at the entrance of the Marineterrein will be asked if you participate in Paddle 2 Move) between 11 am and 11:30 am to confirm your participation and to accept the rules by means of a. a signature. If you register after 11.30 am you will unfortunately not be able to participate. You now have 30 – 60 minutes to inflate your SUP and change clothes on the SUP field. The starting jetty is open from 11.40 am to launch your SUP. The start is at 12 noon. You will arrive at the finish jetty around 1.30 pm. You go ashore, hoist your SUP out of the water and go to the SUP field as quickly as possible. You can sign off, store your SUP there and then you are welcome on the Homeland terrace with a designated seat until 3 p.m. on presentation of your participation certificate with a start time. Pension Homeland has a take away bar and the Marineterrein has a large lawn on the water.

Marked SUP guides will paddle along in your starting group. If something happens along the way, report to one of them.

The routes can be downloaded below.

While paddling on the water, the following rules apply.

RULES ON THE WATER

  • COMMUNICATE ONLY WITH PROOF OF REGISTRATION
  • NO MORE THAN 100 PARTICIPANTS AT THE SAME TIME CHECK YOUR GROUP
  • FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM THE FACILITATORS
  • DON'T STAND UP STRAIGHT AWAY. Paddle belly down or on knees away from the side and the pontoon
  • IT'S NOT A MATCH, PADDLE STEADILY AND STAY WITH THE GROUP
  • PADDLE WITH YOUR GROUP 
  • FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM THE FACILITATORS
  • NO MORE THAN 3 PADDLERS ALONG SIDE EACH OTHER
  • KEEP SUFFICIENT (1.5m) DISTANCE NEXT TO EACH OTHER
  • OTHER TRAFFIC TAKES PRIORITY AT ALL TIMES
  • WAIT AT CROSSING PLACES (side channels) FOR GUIDELINES APPROVAL
  • REPORT PROBLEMS TO YOUR GUIDE OR 1 OF THE BOATS (TIRED / COLD ETC)
  • IF YOU HAVE LOANED EQUIPMENT: HANDLE EQUPMENT WITH CARE
  • SIGN OFF UPON RETURN AND RETURN YOUR MATERIALS FOR THE NEXT PARTICIPANT
  • HANG OUT YOUR WETSUIT AFTER USE, HELP EACH OTHER AND HAVE FUN!