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.
It’s a unique start, The Hague and their partners can be proud on the number of entries so far. A world championship with the best 150 sailing teams from all over the world will challenge each other in exciting races. It’s going to be an unique event; for the first time the 2 leading handicap systems IRC & ORC have joined forces, efforts and knowledge into 1 combined World Championship Offshore Sailing.
For the locals
The Hague wants to position their harbor as the offshore sailing harbor from Western Europe. With a lot of big sailing events planned for 2018, the Offshore Sailing Worlds will also be a great local event. With many local accents like the Race Village, a sailors parade, the historic sailing car from Simon Stevin and a nice cooperation with local entrepreneurs in and around Scheveningen. This way it’s an event for the sailors and locals, organized by the locals.
It’s going to be a great event for everyone from 12 to 20 July 2018. The place to be for partners, visitors and locals, for the sailors it’s going to be a championship with great memories that will put a permanent smile on their face.