Melges 24 World Championship 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

The Melges 24 Worlds 2017 will be held on July 28th through August 4th, will be hosted by the Helsingfors Segelklubb (HSK) and organized in co-operation with the International Melges 24 Class Association and Finnish Melges 24 Class Association.

Melges 24 Worlds 2017 Helsinki

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE:

To test the waters of the Worlds the best training for the Melges 24 sailors would be the Melges 24 Finnish Open Nationals held one week before the Worlds on the same venue on July 22-23.
Notice of Race ;  Entry Form  ;  Entry List

Fri 28th July - Registration & Measurement
Sat 29th July - Registration & Measurement 
Sun 30th July - Registration & Measurement + Practice Race + Opening ceremony
Mon 31st July - Racing  
Tue 1st Aug - Racing 
Wed 2nd Aug - Racing + Gala Dinner 
Thu 3rd Aug - Racing 
Fri 4th Aug - Racing + Closing Ceremony 

ENTRY - 70 boats from 16 nations entered already - make your entry CLICK HERE  - Early Bird Entry Fee Deadline June 2nd!

The payment option has been decribed in the Notice of Race and this is the Bank Transfer:
Account holder: Helsingfors Segelklubb ry
Account holder address: Vattuniemen puistotie 1, 00210 Helsinki, Finland  
IBAN: FI48 8000 1000 0835 77  
BIC: DABAFIHH
NOTE!  In the text field of the payment please type in competing boat's sail number with national letter I.e. SWE683 
Bank: SAMPO BANK (PART OF DANSKE BANK GROUP)
Bank Address: HELSINKI 2, HIILILAITURINKUJA 00075, FINLAND

NOTICE OF RACE - CLICK HERE 
ACCOMMODATION options are availablecheck them out here 

FERRY DEAL for Melges 24 Worlds 2017 from www.finnlines.com - Click to read full offer and pricelist  
Finnlines
Route : Travemünde- Helsinki vv.
Prices valid travel dates:
TRA- HEL 19.7., 26.7., 27.7  & HEL- TRA 4.8, 5.8.
Booking period: 14.2.- 31.3.2017  
Booking code: MELGES  
Flexibility level: Standard  
Booking online at www.finnlines.com using booking code MELGES or by calling the Finnlines call center. Always remember to mention the booking code. See for the full price list for Melges 24 Worlds  with the booking code MELGES. 

TallinkFERRY DEAL for Melges 24 Worlds 2017 from TALLINK www.tallink.com - Click to read the full offer 
Routes: Tallinn (Tallinn-Helsinki; Tallinn-Stockholm) and Stockholm (Stockholm-Helsinki; Stockholm-Turku) routes
Offer is valid: for booking during: 14.03.2017 – 30.04.2017 ; for traveling during: 17.07.2017 – 06.08.2017 
For online booking steps and for discount code please read the offer.

 Three best options for the pre-Worlds training will be:
FIN fleet
1. Nordic and Swedish Melges 24 Championship, European Sailing Series event in Marstrand, SWE, June 16-18 
2. Hanko Race Week, one of the most popular Melges 24 events in Norway - Fredrikstad, June 28-July 2  - Read the Norwegian class' introduction and logistic information
3. Kiel Week, famous Kieler Woche in Kiel, Germany on June 22-25 
IM24CA is working on the travel plans and boats/cars storing options in Stockholm area to leave the boats there before going to Helsinki at the end of July.


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HSK Helsinki

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Melges 24 Worlds 2017 Helsinki
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