Open Dutch Match Racing Championship 2022

The Open Dutch Sailing Championships Match Racing 2022 is a Grade 3 match race event, organized by the Royal Netherlands Watersport Association in conjunction with 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. 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 September 16/17/18 2022 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 330

The entry fee includes the cost for each team member for breakfast and lunch on all racing days and the Captain's Dinner to be held on the evening of Saturday, September 17th 2022.

Event Format

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

  1. Double Round Robin
  2. Semi Finals, first to score two points
  3. Petite finals, first to score two points
  4. Finals, first to score three points

Entertainment

On Friday night, competitors are encouraged to meet up after racing at MED Trattorio on the harbor for a drink and informal debrief.

A Captains Dinner will be organized by the Dutch Match & Team Racing Association on  Saturday evening. It is desired that all teams attend this social event. The costs are 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 

An 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 at the venue is possible with a tent or mobile home. Costs are €19,- per mobile home/tent (incl. taxes). If you want to camp at the venue please contact Dirk-Jan Korpershoek: penningmeester at dmtra dot nl

or +31 6 2034 4868

Information

For further information please have a look at the event page.