Welcome to Medemblik
The renowned sailing venue of Medemlik is hosting the 2011 470 Junior World Championships organized by the Royal Netherlands Yachting Union, in co-operation with the Royal Yacht Club Hollandia, the Dutch 470 Class Association and the International 470 Class Association.
Medemblik has always been the center of regatta sailing in the Netherlands. It is the home port and main venue to many international events such as multiple European or World Championships in various classes, but also to events for yachts such as the 24 Hour Regatta. The sheltered harbour, the picturesque and inviting city center as well as the world class Regatta Committees have all contributed to Medembliks success as harbour town!
Medemblik is the smallest, prettiest and oldest city of West-Friesland along the former Zuiderzee (IJsselmeer), approximately 40 kilometres north of Amsterdam. More information here: www.vvvmedemblik.nl
Entries should be made by Monday 20 June 2011 to take advantage of the early bird entry fee of EUR200. Entries received after that date will need to pay the normal entry fee of EUR240. Please enter via the Online Entry System using the “Enter” button in the left hand menu.
To be eligible to compete, competitors shall not have attained their 22nd Birthday before or on 31 December 2011.
Coaches, team leaders and support teams are also required to enter and pay the registration fee of EUR50.
Taking place immediately before the 470 Junior World Championships in Medemblik, The Netherlands, the 470 Junior Racing Clinic will provide the ideal opportunity for last minute training. Daily coaching, racing and debriefs will be run by the 470 appointed coach Andreas Kosmatopoulos (GRE). CLICK HERE to find our more and apply.
BlueBlue of Poland are making charter boats available for the 2011 470 Junior Worlds. The charter price is approximately EUR2000 for a complete ready to sail boat. All requests must be received by 15 May 2011 to Lukas Formella directly at:
Mobile: +48 664196558
More information CLICK HERE
Medemblik has a large range of accommodation facilities varying from camping, youth hostels to bungalows and luxury hotel accommodation. Please book early - as Medemblik is a popular tourist destination and July is a busy period. For any further information about accommodation in Medemblik and surroundings, and general tourist information, please contact the local Tourist Office.
1671 BH Medemblik
Tel: +31 (0)0227-542852
Fax: +31 (0)0227-540967
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