2017 International German Championship Match Race

In conjunction with the Hamburger Sailing Club and under the authority of the Deutsche Segel Verband the Dutch Match and Team Racing Association will organise the 2017 International German Championship Match Race. The winner will receive the title “Internationaler Deutscher Meister Match Race 2017”

For this event a Maximum of twelve skippers will be invited based on the World Sailing Match Racing Open Ranking List. Ten places will be kept for German skippers till the closing date May 19. After that date open places will be awarded on a “first come first served” basis. A team should comprise of 3 crew members with a maximum total crew weight of 262,5 kg

Where and when

The event will be sailed on the IJsselmeer at the International Sailing Centre in Medemblik on July 14, 15 and 16 2017. Address:

ISC Medemblik, Vooroever 1, 1671 SG Medemblik, Netherlands

Boats

The event will be sailed in six boats type Elliott 6M. All the boats will be provided by the OA.

Entry Fee

The entry fee for this event will be Euro 360. The entry fee includes the cost for each team member for breakfast and lunch on all racing days and the Captains Dinner to be held in the evening of the Saturday, July 15th 2017.

Event Format

The format of the event will consist of the following stages:

  • Round Robin;
  • Semi Finals, first to score two points;
  • Knock out for the positions 5 to 12;
  • Petite finals, first to score two points;
  • Finals, first to score three points

Entertainment

On Friday night, competitors are invited to meet up after racing at MED Trattorio at the harbour for a drink and informal debrief.

A Captains Dinner will be organised by the Dutch Match & Team Racing Association on the Saturday evening. It is desired that all teams attend this social event. The costs are included in the entry fee.

Contact

If you need any assistance please send us an e-mail to info at dmtra dot nl

Travel

The nearest airport to Medemblik is Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) with regular flights from all major airlines including different budget-airlines (e.g. Easyjet).

Transfer from the airport to Medemblik is best achieved by train to Hoorn (approximately €10,- one way) and by bus (line 139) to Medemblik (approximately €2,- one way). You can also send us an e-mail (info at dmtra dot nl) and we will pick you up in Hoorn

Alternative is a taxi from Schiphol to Medemblik (approximately €75,-) 

Accommodation

Close to the venue is Bungalowpark Zuiderzee

Alternative accommodation for a range of budgets can be found on the website of the Tourist Information Medemblik 

Camping is possible at the venue. If you want to make use of this possibility please contact DJ: penningmeester at dmtra dot nl