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OFFSHORE SAILING WORLDS 2018

- where sport drives technology –

From 12 – 20 July 2018, the Offshore Sailing World Championship is held in The Hague. Offshore racing is performed on different type of yachts between 9 and 20 meters in length.

Clever hi-tech models give each racing yacht a handicap, which are refined year on year. In 2018 it will be even more exciting; the 2 leading handicap systems IRC & ORC have joined forces, efforts and knowledge into 1 combined World Championship Offshore Sailing.

The challenging seawaters of The Hague will host the best 150 racing teams of the world out of 15.000. For over a week a combination of offshore and inshore racing will challenge these boats and teams to determine who are the best in the world.

For questions please contact us at: racing@osworlds2018.com

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Move like the Dutch, book your own bike now!

Move like the Dutch, book your own bike now!

The Dutch are known for their bikes. The infrastructure is geared to cyclists: many roads have separate, dedicated cycle lanes for exclusive use by cyclists. There are even more bicycles than people here!

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Registration North Sea Regatta is open

Registration North Sea Regatta is open

Why not practice your skills on the same water as the Offshore Sailing World Championship? Register to the North Sea Regatta, and use this event as your test event for the Worlds.

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Published newsletters to competitors

Published newsletters to competitors

To keep up to date with all the latest information, fun facts and practical stuff, we send out a newsletter to all competitors.

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Scoring plan and new class rating limits announced

Scoring plan and new class rating limits announced

Organizers from the 2018 The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship, in consultation with the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) and the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), have announced the scheme for scoring this first World Championship to use both the international IRC and ORC rating systems. The event is being held at Scheveningen Marina in The Hague over 12-20 July 2018.

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Great start for the Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018 in The Hague

Great start for the Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018 in The Hague

Tuesday September 12th, 2017 the entry of the Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018 opened. In the pre registration their were already a lot of enthusiastic international top sailing teams. The animo has never been so big for a top sailing championship, within two weeks the entry is half full. It promises to be a beautiful international field where 15 countries have already committed themselves.

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