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Directions and parking

By plane

Berlin Brandenburg Airport – 89km / 1 hour by car, 2 hours by train

By car

The approach is via the junction “Brandenburg” of the A2 (Motorway) or via the federal road 1 (B1) from Potsdam or Genthin/Magdeburg. In Brandenburg an der Havel it is recommended to approach the course via Ringstraße (federal road 1, “all directions”), Willi-Sänger-Straße and Brielower Landstraße. The route to the course is signposted with the rowing pictogram.

Parking is available around the regatta course. Please follow the parking guidance system. Sufficient parking spaces are available at the neighboring Beetzsee-Center.

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By public transport

Berlin Central Station
RE 1 (direction Magdeburg) to Brandenburg an der Havel – 45 minutes

Potsdam Central Station
Take RE1 (direction Magdeburg) to Brandenburg an der Havel – about 1 hour

Bus line C stops directly in front of the regatta course at the bus stop of the same name. In addition, the bus stops Massowburg and Werner-Seelenbinder-Straße are located near the facility and can be reached within 8 to 15 minutes on foot.

Some of the corresponding bus lines depart directly from the main train station. From there is a half-hourly train connection in the direction of Berlin and Magdeburg.

During the time of the event the bus line P will run between Brandenburg main station and the regatta course.

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Adress & Directions

Adress & Directions

Regattastrecke Brandenburg an der Havel
An der Regattastrecke 6
14772 Brandenburg an der Havel
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The regatta course

With the World Rowing Masters Regatta (WRMR) 2024 we continue the series of international sporting events on the regatta course Beetzsee, which serves as the venue for the event.

Opened in 1969, the natural course provides ample space for the races and the corresponding boat traffic. Despite its long history, the facilities are regularly updated for national and international championships.

Recently, a free, permanent WiFi network was installed for participants and spectators. Brandenburg is the first major rowing regatta venue in Germany to offer such a service. However, such investments in modernization and maintenance of existing infrastructure are strongly supported with the award of high-level international events.

The WRMR continues the series of high-level FISA events that have been held at the Beetzsee regatta course.

Apart from the events from the early years of the regatta course, these include the Junior World Championships in 2005, the U23 World Championships in 2008 and the European Championships in 2016. Our medium-term vision is to host the Junior World Championships at Beetzsee one year after the WRMR – 40 and 20 years respectively after they were held at this venue.

The venue itself offers many permanent buildings for the competitors, including large locker rooms, showers, toilets, a medical center, a large catering area and a separate regatta information/office building. All of these buildings are located in close proximity to the permanent boating area. For the WRMR, the boating area will be expanded and additional land belonging to the venue or owned by the City of Brandenburg will be used for boat storage. However, the distances will be kept short to facilitate the transport of boats between the pontoons and the storage areas.

The partially covered and permanently installed grandstand is located in the immediate vicinity of the finish line and the winner’s pier. Immediately behind the grandstand and its surroundings will be a catering area with a street food atmosphere.

In addition, a 64 m² video wall opposite the grandstand will allow spectators to watch the produced video stream and follow the race action. The video stream will also be available to view in the catering area of the boatyard.

With the bid for the 2013 World Championships, the course was prepared for para rowing competitions. Since 2014, para rowing competitions have been held on the regatta course, including regional championships with para races. Barrier-free facilities, paths and special toilets allow disabled participants to use the facility appropriately.