Ophoven - Maaseik
Country: be


Ophoven is in the northeast corner of Belgium, between Maaseik(B) and Roermond (NL)
GPS address is Maasdijk, 3640 Ophoven

In the village center at the church : turn towards the east (there should be signs of Spaenjerd/MAREC/tegelhuisje)

Drive up to the river bank, then turn left and follow the narrow road along the Maas for another 600m until you arrive at 't Tegelhuisje ; you can now drive down to the left, past the barrier to get onto the rigging area

Some distances to Ophoven (source ViaMichelin) :
Brussels (airport) : 1h20 - 130km
Aachen : 43min - 54km
Muiden : 1h45 - 175km
Spakenburg : 1h50 - 175km
Bruinisse : 1h50 - 180km


Rigging Area NLM

Want to spend the night ?  There are several possibilities to suit everyone's budget and likings

1) free camping on the club grounds during events
there are toilets near the slipway and you can use the showers at Marec camping

Marec has also usually agrees to let boats use their beach at the camping during events

2) MAREC camping : see (site in 4 languages) to book a spot on the camping ; you can store your boat on the camping beach and start from here ; we can easily keep in touch by GSM ; it is a 400m sail to the NLM clubhouse that you pass on your way out to the regatta area

3) Hotel De Spaenjerd, situated just outside the camping and overseeing the Maas river

4) Sleep on a boat in the harbor :

5) Huize Bellefroid : a holiday house with rooms for 6 persons at 1km from the club look at