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Sailing Aarhus, International 49er Class Association and International Nacra 17 Class Association are pleased to invite the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 classes to Aarhus for the 2022 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championship from July 1 to 10 in 2022.
The championship will be situated in Aarhus International Sailing Center in Aarhus Yacht Harbour close to the city centre, while racing will take place in the Bay of Aarhus only a few nautical miles east of the harbour. Learn more about the venue and facilities on www.aisc.dk/.
Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark located on the eastern shore of Jutland approximately 187 kilometers northwest of Copenhagen. Aarhus offers both great experiences and quality of life. Whether you are into beautiful natural surroundings or a big-city getaway, you will find a wide array of possibilities for pampering, entertainment, mindfulness and connecting with a unique community in the Aarhus Region.
The Aarhus region holds amazing natural scenery as far as the eye can see. Festivals, that are known both nationally and internationally. Culture, where museums, attractions and architecture break the boundaries as well as hygge, Vikings and abundances of activities both inside and outside.
Aarhus dates back to at least the late 8th century and among the oldest cities in Denmark. It was founded as a harbor settlement at the mouth of Aarhus River and quickly became a trade hub. The first Christian church was built here around the year 900 and later in the Viking Age the town was fortified with defensive ramparts.
Find out more and discover the city on www.visitaarhusregion.com
Did you know that Aarhus has been named the 3rd most sustainable city in the world?
According to Global Destination Sustainability Index Aarhus has been named the 3rd most sustainable city in the world Global Destination Sustainability Index – see the top 20 cities here.
Sustainable events will take place before, during and after the event – among other things a beach clean event. More to come on the Sailing Aarhus Facebook site.
Event program: Friday 1 July 0900 – 1800 Registration/Nacra Inspection Saturday 2 July 0900 – 1800 Registration/49er Inspection 1900 Nacra 17 Class Open Forum Sunday 3 July 0900 – 1800 Registration/Inspection 1900 49er Class Open Forum Day 0 – Monday 4 July 0900 – 1100 Registration/Inspection 1300 Practice Races 1730 Competitors Briefing 1800 Opening Ceremony Day 1 – Tuesday 5 July 1100 Qualifying Series Races Day 2 – Wednesday 6 July 1100 Qualifying Series Races Day 3 – Thursday 7 July 1100 Qualifying Series Races Day 4 – Friday 8 July 1100 Final Series Races Day 5 – Saturday 9 July 1100 Final Series Races Day 6 – Sunday 10 July 1000 Final Series Races / Medal Races Prize Giving and Closing Ceremony as soon as possible after the Medal Races 6.2 On Sunday 10 July there will be no warning signal after 1400 for those taking part in the Final Series Races and after 1800 for those taking part in the Medal Races.
The coaches meeting will take place at 9:00 am Wednesday 6th July in the Sailors Lounge PRO Tim Hancock
As of June 30, 2022, these people are not recorded as being active members of the class and therefore are ineligible to compete at the Championship. If this is an error, please PM the class manager. Otherwise, please join via 49er.org -> class info -> membership.Open file
This is the twitter feed for @Rnacra17 (short for race alerts 49er and nacra 17) where the Organizers will try to relay push notifications and other useful information to the competitors. You can add twitter to your phone, follow this handle, and then turn on notifications for our tweets to get alerts. Alternatively, you can see the tweets here.
Media, journalists, photographers and TV crews are very welcome in Aarhus for the 2022 49er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 European Championship.
For access to our press zone you need a media accreditation. Media accreditation is strictly reserved for media professionals (print, photo, radio, television, film, news agencies and online media or sailing organizations).
To get a media accreditation reach out to Sailing Aarhus press manager Jannik Friis by mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for media accreditation is June 20 2022.