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Den Helder to Amsterdam

Noordhollands Kanaal / Balgzandkanaal | Netherland: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 79 km
Number of locks: 4
Lock dimensions: 80.00 x 14.00
Max. depth: 3.00
Max. headroom: 6.85
Degree of difficulty: Demanding
Requirements: no rating
Character of waterway: no rating
Profile of waterway: Commercial traffic and tourism
Facilities groundside: Sufficiant

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Waterway has access to:

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North Sea

Noordhollandsch Kanaal

Noordhollandsch Kanaal

Category of waters: II / 55 x 6.60 – IV / 80 x 14.00
Waterkaart: F / Alkmaar – Den Helder // G / Amsterdam – Alkmaar

the fast way from Amsterdam to the north. A heavily frequented waterway from Amsterdam to Alkmaarder Meer and then parallel to the North Sea to den Helder.

Balgzand Kanaal

Balgzand Kanaal
The link between Noordhollands Kanaal and Amstelmeer. It’s a short vaart with only one dike between canal and Waddenzee,
From Amstelmeer one gets onto Van Ewijksvaart, Waardkanaal and Slootvaart.

Van Ewijksvaart

Van Ewijksvaart
is starting at Van Ewijksluis between Balgzand Kanaal and Amstermeer to the town of Anna Paulowna. It concinues over Hoge Oude Veer and Groote Sloot to Kanaal Stolpen – Schagen. If one can cope with a head room of 2.37 m only!