About the Allianz Regatta
This year, from 2 to 13 June, the first edition of the Allianz Regatta will be sailed on the waters of Medemblik. The Allianz Regatta is the largest sailing event in the Netherlands and part of World Sailing’s “Hempel World Cup Series”. This years Regatta will consist of two Olympic weeks, where the worlds best sailors will compete in 8 of the 10 Olympic sailing classes that will be sailed during Tokyo 2020ne. Due to the current Corona measures in The Netherlands, the Open Dutch Sailing Championships 2021 will be held as a separate event in the fall of 2021. The exact date will follow soon.
From 2 to 13 June, the opener of the Allianz Regatta takes place in the form of two Olympic Weeks. Here the international top sailors in all Olympic classes can collect valuable points for the 2021 world rankings. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Allianz Regatta will be the last serious test for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Since the event is split up into two Olympic weeks, nearly 300 sailors from 47 different countries will set sail in this years edition. The Laser, Laser Radial, RS:X Men, RS:X Women and Nacra17 will come into action from 2 – 6 June. 9- 13 June the Finn, 49er and 49erFX will sailing their competition.
Optimist on Tour
Optimist on Tour is also present during the Allianz Regatta. From 6 to 10 June, children can get to know all kinds of water sports, such as sailing, canoeing, SUPing and windsurfing, under the supervision of certified instructors.
The second part of the Allianz Regatta, the races in the non-Olympic classes, will be moved to October 2021.
Open Dutch Sailing Championships
In the fall of 2021, the Open Dutch Sailing Championships take place. During this weekend all non-Olympic classes compete for the Dutch Championship. By moving the Open Dutch Sailing Championships to the fall, the Allianz Regatta can be held safely within the current Corona measures.