Rumor has it that there’s nowhere so much wind as in this Dutch city Den Helder. Well, we couldn’t be happier since that is exactly what the contestants need during the Racing Aeolus on the 5.3 km long sea dike! The starting point of the race is at the height of what is called ‘Schapedijkje’.
Wind and technology is a logical combination in naval- and offshore city Den Helder. It’s rapidly specializing itself into the knowledge innovative Port of Den Helder in the area of maritime maintenance and logistics. It’s already the leading offshore harbor for oil and gas in the area of operations and maintenance. Port of Den Helder has all that it takes to be the leading offshore harbor for wind energy as well.