International 12 foot dinghy

woensdag 20 februari 2013

Dutch regatta schedule

The official 2013 dutch regatta schedule

The Dutch Twaalfvoetsjollenclub has three regions: North, West and Loosdrecht. All regattas are regional regatta's, nobody likes to travel a lot. There are four exceptions, these are the national class events where every Dutch dinghy sailor should be:
  1. Kaag, Kagerplassen 18-20 May, class event of the region West
  2. GWS, Pikmeer 14-15 september, class event of the region North
  3. Houtskoolcup, Loosdrechtse plassen, 5-6 october, class event of the region Loosdrecht
  4. Dutch open championship, Loosdrechtse plassen, 26-28 July 2013,
If you are a foreigner and you want to participate, you need:
  • a wooden dinghy with a Dutch measurement certificate
  • a membership of a Dutch sailing club
  • a starting license of the Dutch watersportverbond
  • membership of the Twaalfvoetsjollenclub is not mandatory

Total costs of measurement certificate, starting license and membership of a dutch sailing club, about 100 euro per year. Sent an email and we will help you with the administration.
Kaag is the international dinghy event of the Netherlands. The Watersportverbond has given a dispensation: dinghy sailors from other countries with a classic wooden dinghy and a measurement certificate of their national authority are allowed to participate. Three loan boats are available.

The International regatta schedule of the Twaalfvoetsjollenclub is the Friendship serie
  • France, Lac d'aillette near Reims, 4 and 5 May 2013
  • Netherlands, Kaag near Leiden, 18 to 20 May 2013
  • England, West Kirby near Liverpool, 28 to 30 June 2013
  • Germany, Laboe near Kiel, 23 to 25 August 2013