2K Medemblik 2017

The 2K Medemblik is an open international event for two-boat keelboat team racing sailed without spinnakers (White Sail). This event is also the “Open Dutch 2K Team Racing Championship”. The winner will receive the title "Open Dutch 2K Team Racing Champion" and will be awarded with the Blue Pennant, made available by the Royal Netherlands Watersport Association

For this event a maximum of 7 teams will be invited. A team shall consist of 6 crew members with a maximum of one gender of 4.

The 2K Medemblik will be organised by the Dutch Match & Team Racing Association under the authority of the Royal Netherlands Watersport Association.

Where and when

The event will take place on 12–14 May on the IJsselmeer in Medemblik. Address:

ISC Medemblik, Vooroever 1, 1671 SG Medemblik, Netherlands

Boats

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

Event Format

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

  1. Multiple Round Robins
  2. Finals, first to score two points

Entree fee

The entry fee for this event will be Euro 690

The entry fee includes the 2K membership fee, 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, May 13th 2017.

Social Program

A social program will be organised on the Friday evening. More details will follow.

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 do not hesitate and send us an e-mail: info at dmtra dot nl

Travel

The nearest airport to Medemblik is Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) which 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)

We might be able to pick teams up directly from the airport for €60. if you want to make use of this offer please contact DJ: penningmeester at dmtra dot nl with your flight details.

Accommodation

Close to the venue is a bungalow park. 

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