About the Allianz Regatta
This year, from 2 to 13 June, the first edition of the Allianz Regatta has been 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”. The Regatta consisted of two weeks, where the worlds best sailors will compete in 8 of the 10 Olympic sailing classes. Due to the current Corona measures in The Netherlands, the Open Dutch Sailing Championships 2021 will be held as a separate event from 8 – 10 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, both events can be held safely within the current Corona measures.
From 2 to 13 June, the opener of the Allianz Regatta took place in the form of two Olympic Weeks. International top sailors in 8 Olympic classes collected valuable points for the 2021 world rankings. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Allianz Regatta was the last serious test for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Nearly 300 sailors from 47 different countries sailed in this years edition. The Laser, Laser Radial, RS:X Men, RS:X Women and Nacra17 will came into action.
Optimist on Tour
Optimist on Tour is also present during the Allianz Regatta. Children can get to know all kinds of water sports, such as sailing, canoeing, SUPing and windsurfing, under the supervision of certified instructors.