Summer Match 2018

The Summer Match 2018 is a Grade 4 match race event, organised by 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, July 2018. 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 July 21 & 22 2018 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 200

The entry fee includes the cost for each team member for breakfast and lunch on all racing days.

Event Format

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

  1. Round Robin
  2. King of the Castle
  3. Semi Finals, first to score two points
  4. Petite Finals, first to score two points
  5. Finals, first to score three points

Entertainment

On Saturday, competitors are encouraged to meet up after racing for a drink and informal debrief. In the evening we intend to organise dinner together, costs are not 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