Delta Lloyd ODC Match Racing 2017

The 2017 Delta Lloyd Open Dutch Match Racing Championship is a Grade 3 match race event, organised by The Royal Netherlands Yachting Union in conjunction with the Dutch Match & Team Racing Association (DMTRA).

For this event a total of 12 skippers will be invited. Ten skippers will be invited based on the ISAF Open Ranking list, June 2017. The OA will issue two wild cards for the final two places. A team shall consist of 3 crew members with a maximum total crew weight of 262,5 kg

Where and when

The event will take place on September 15/16/17 2017 on the IJsselmeer in Medemblik at the International Sailing Centre. 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. 

Entry fee

The entry fee for this event will be Euro 300

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, September 16th 2017.

Event Format

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

  1. Round Robin
  2. Semi Finals, first to score two points
  3. Knock out for the positions 5 to 12
  4. Petite finals, first to score two points
  5. Finals, first to score three points

Entertainment

On Friday night, competitors are encouraged to meet up after racing at MED Trattorio on 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 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)

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

or +31 6 2034 4868