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49ER, 49ERFX & NACRA 17 European Championship

Date

01 – 10 July 2022

Time

09:00 AM

Location

Aarhus International
Sailing Center
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Sailing Aarhus
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Sailing Aarhus, International 49er Class Association and International Nacra 17 Class Association are pleased to invite the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 classes to Aarhus for the 2022 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championship from July 1 to 10 in 2022.

The championship will be situated in Aarhus International Sailing Center in Aarhus Yacht Harbour close to the city centre, while racing will take place in the Bay of Aarhus only a few nautical miles east of the harbour. Learn more about the venue and facilities here.

Aarhus
Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark located on the eastern shore of Jutland approximately 187 kilometers northwest of Copenhagen. Aarhus offers both great experiences and quality of life. Whether you are into beautiful natural surroundings or a big-city getaway, you will find a wide array of possibilities for pampering, entertainment, mindfulness and connecting with a unique community in the Aarhus Region.

The Aarhus region holds amazing natural scenery as far as the eye can see. Festivals, that are known both nationally and internationally. Culture, where museums, attractions and architecture break the boundaries as well as hygge, Vikings and abundances of activities both inside and outside.

Aarhus dates back to at least the late 8th century and among the oldest cities in Denmark. It was founded as a harbor settlement at the mouth of Aarhus River and quickly became a trade hub. The first Christian church was built here around the year 900 and later in the Viking Age the town was fortified with defensive ramparts.

Find out more and discover the city on www.visitaarhusregion.com

Did you know that Aarhus has been named the 3rd most sustainable city in the world?

According to Global Destination Sustainability Index Aarhus has been named the 3rd most sustainable city in the world Global Destination Sustainability Index – see the top 20 cities here.

Sustainable events will take place before, during and after the event – among other things a beach clean event. More to come on the Sailing Aarhus Facebook site.

 

Friday 1 July 0900 – 1800 Registration/Nacra Inspection
Saturday 2 July

0900 – 1800 Registration/49er Inspection

Sunday 3 July

0900 – 1800 Registration/Inspection

Day 0 – Monday 4 July

0900 – 1100 Registration/Inspection

1300 Practice Races

1800 Opening Ceremony

Day 1 – Tuesday 5 July 1100 Qualifying Series Races
Day 2 – Wednesday 6 July 1100 Qualifying Series Races
Day 3 – Thursday 7 July 1100 Qualifying Series Races
Day 4 – Friday 8 July 1100 Final Series Races
Day 5 – Saturday 9 July 1100 Final Series Races
Day 6 – Sunday 10 July 1000 Final Series Races / Medal Races

 

Notice of Racelink

About Sailing Aarhus:
Sailing Aarhus is a non-profit association created by initiative of five sailing clubs in the Bay of Aarhus. Aarhus has a unique position as hosting city of many international sailing events, in recent years Hempel World Championship for all Olympic classes in 2018, SailGP in 2021 and The Ocean Race stopover in Aarhus in 2023. Sailing Aarhus plays an important role in maintain this position on behalf of the municipality of Aarhus.

Aarhus International Sailing Center is tailor-made for high-performance sailing.
Aarhus International Sailing Center offers a perfect combination of a state-of-the-art sailing facilities, direct access to some of the best sailing waters in the World, a world class elite sailing community and the cosiness and charm of Aarhus city. Download a leaflet to learn more about training facilities and offers.

Aarhus is well known by all sailors as the venue of the 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships and before this Aarhus has hosted a vast number international sailing events such as the 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Fly By, Nacra 17 Worlds, Laser Standard and Radial plus 470 Euros, 49er and 29er Worlds, M32 and WMRT acts and many, many more.

The Aarhus International Sailing Center is one of only six World Sailing Approved training centres and is the home of the Danish National Olympic Sailing Team. The Bay of Aarhus is the ideal sailing area for racing, with limited tidal waters, plenty of space, only little commercial traffic and winds between 2 and 25 knots, predominately from W-SW – never to rough and rarely to little – and the mild climate and well protected waters makes it possible to sail almost all year.

Aarhus is centrally located in the middle of Northern Europe and a mere 250 km from Kiel (GER) with direct, toll-free highway access. Situated in the Aarhus Ø area, the Aarhus International Sailing Center combines the isolation and tranquillity required for pre-competition training with the proximity to the heart of Aarhus, with all the city’s vast range of cultural and culinary choices, vibrant nightlife and cheap and cosy AirBnB apartments.

About Aarhus International Sailing Center:

  • Total 3,100 m2 indoor and 10,000 m2 outdoor boat park and launching area
  • Accommodation area with room for 10 athletes (in double rooms) and lots of Airbnb apartments in walking distance in the Aarhus Ø area
  • Gym, fitness and saun
  • Indoor boat park for all Olympic dinghies
  • Sailors lounge, meeting and study rooms
  • Repair workshop and technical clothes dry room
  • 65 m wide ramp with launching access for RIB
  • Mooring for keel boats and access to 10-ton crane on request
  • RIB rental and coach assistance on request
  • Huge sail gear/chandlery shop and sail maker within driving distance

For mailing/shipping contact:
Christinna Selmer Læbel – csl@sailing-aarhus.dk.

When you get to Aarhus:

We want to make it as easy as possible for you during your stay in Aarhus. Here you can find all practical info – if something is missing, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Where to sleep?

In Aarhus you can easily find and book your accommodation; you just have to find out whether you want to stay in a hotel, camping, Bed & Breakfast, apartment etc. In Aarhus you can choose whether you would like to live in the center of the bustling city, by the waterfront, in the forest or maybe on the scenic countryside.

VisitAarhus gives you an overview over the best accommodation in Aarhus –  www.visitaarhus.com/aarhus/where-sleep

If you use our partner Cabinn for accommodation during your stay in Aarhus you will receive a 10% discount. Use the booking code CABINN2022 to unlock the discount.

Where to look for in regarding rental, facilities and service?

Aarhus International Sailing Centre has gathered all practical information regarding facilities and services in one website – aisc.dk. If you need information about the venue, onsite accommodation, gym and fitness, fleet and gear rental, parking and storage or coaches and management this is where to look.

How to get here?

Aarhus is a mere 170 km from the German/Danish border and the E45 highway takes you to Aarhus from Kiel in less than 4 hours. You can also fly to Aarhus Airport (AAR) which is only 25 minutes drive from Aarhus. If you come from Scandinavia, ferries from Norway, Sweden and Finland takes you directly to, or close to Aarhus. Call us and we will help you organize pick up at the Airport or ferry terminal.
 

About Sailing Aarhus:
Sailing Aarhus is a non-profit association created by initiative of five sailing clubs in the Bay of Aarhus. Aarhus has a unique position as hosting city of many international sailing events, in recent years Hempel World Championship for all Olympic classes in 2018, SailGP in 2021 and The Ocean Race stopover in Aarhus in 2023. Sailing Aarhus plays an important role in maintain this position on behalf of the municipality of Aarhus.

Partners:
Sailing Aarhus is collaboration between five sailing clubs in the Bay of Aarhus – Aarhus Sailing Club, Sailing Club Bugten, Marselisborg Sailing Club, Kaløvig Sailing Club and Århus Windsurfing Club.

On a strategic level Sailing Aarhus is partnered up with Sport Event Denmark, City of Aarhus, Aarhus Events and Aarhus International Sailing Center. Furthermore, Sailing Aarhus have lots of local partners within different businesses and industries. Find out more here.

Contacts:
Find us on our website, Facebook, Instagram or send us an email on info@sailing-aarhus.dk.

Media accreditation:

Media, journalists, photographers and TV crews are very welcome in Aarhus for the 2022 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 European Championship.

For access to our press zone you need a media accreditation. Media accreditation is strictly reserved for media professionals (print, photo, radio, television, film, news agencies and online media or sailing organizations).

In order to obtain a media accreditation reach out to Sailing Aarhus press manager Jannik Friis by mail: jannik@sailing-aarhus.dk.

Need help with shipping?

No problem. Our business partner Greencarrier can help you out with any shipping tasks.

For shipping from Aarhus Harbour to Pier 3 (event site) contact Mikael Grubert from Greencarrier.

Greencarrieratt: Mikael Grubert
equipment.evergreen.dk@greencarrier.com
 
 
For shipping from Aarhus Harbour out of Denmark (Asia, North America, South America etc.) contact Maritime Transport & Agencies:
 
Maritime Transport & Agencies
export.dk@mtagroup.com