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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

News


Offshore Worlds 2018 Class C teams confirmed

Offshore Worlds 2018 Class C teams confirmed

It is only 63 days left until the start of The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship, and the approved entries in Class C are now confirmed for this first-ever regatta using both IRC and ORC scoring to crown three new World Champions of offshore sailing. These Class C entries include 56 boats that are among teams from 18 nations that are now eligible to compete in inshore and offshore races on the North Sea held over 12-20 July from the event’s harbor base in Scheveningen, Netherlands.

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Festivities in the harbor during the Worlds

Festivities in the harbor during the Worlds

While sailors are battling for the Worlds title, family and friends enjoy themselves with all the festivities in het harbor. The surroundings, local retail, cafes and even the beach is involved to make Scheveningen the place to be for everyone during the Worlds!

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SMT Shipping, global company with Dutch roots

SMT Shipping, global company with Dutch roots

SMT Shipping is the race course partner of the Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018. CEO Mark Voorham tells us about the link with professional sailing, The Hague and his view on the World Championship.

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Challenge for the Offshore Worlds Reporters

Challenge for the Offshore Worlds Reporters

Win 24 hours at the beach during the Offshore Sailing Worlds 2018! The Media Beach Houses can be available for you if you’re an Offshore Worlds Reporter. Report about the Worlds directly from the beach, with the action on the water live in front of your doorstep. How close can you get!

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Fun for friends and family on the water!

Fun for friends and family on the water!

While the sailors are out on the water, competing for the World title, as a spectator you stay ashore. Waiting for the sailors to finish their day and share all their stories with you. Wouldn’t it be great if you can join them on the water and be part of those stories? RIB Actie Scheveningen offers the unique opportunity to watch the competition out on the water!

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