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North Sea Regatta 2024 Concludes Successfully

by North Sea Regatta 22 May 06:11 PDT
First day of the North Sea Regatta © Sander van der Borch

The North Sea Regatta 2024 wrapped up with resounding success, featuring over 80 races divided into 13 classes on two race courses. The race committee efficiently managed the event, ensuring all scheduled races were sailed, and competitors faced a range of weather conditions that tested their sailing skills.

Diverse Weather Challenges

The regatta kicked off with light winds on Saturday, leading to a delayed start on both courses. Sailors showcased their skills in light air conditions throughout the day. Sunday brought perfect "champagne sailing" conditions, while Monday saw a breezy morning with overcast skies and rain, adding another layer of challenge for the participants.

Festive Atmosphere at Jachtclub Scheveningen

Post-racing activities were as vibrant as the races themselves. The sun came out, DJs played lively tunes, and cold beer flowed at Jachtclub Scheveningen, setting the stage for unforgettable rooftop parties on both Saturday and Sunday. The award ceremony on Monday, narrated by NSR legend Frans Sluyters, was a fitting conclusion to the event.

Celebrating the Winners

The North Sea Regatta 2024 saw exceptional performances across all classes. Congratulations to all the winners! For a complete list of results, visit Manage2Sail: www.manage2sail.com/en-US/event/NSR2024#!/results?classId=3b651c0e-0bb8-4a57-9c69-b7a20844d8f1

Inshore Races (Yeoman Cup Challenge):

Flying Dutchman: Enno Kramer
J-22: Jean-Michel Lautier (Class Champion)
Javelin: Eddy Reid
MaxFun 25: Hidde de Bruijn (Class Champion)
SB20: Ko Stroo
SW: Hans Sleper
ORC Double Handed: John vd Starre & Robin Verhoef
IRC 2: Willem Ellemeet
ORC 2: Willem Ellemeet
IRC 1: Gerd-Jan Poortman
ORC 1: Hugo Gommers

Overall Inshore and Offshore Races:

ORC Double Handed: John vd Starre & Robin Verhoef
IRC 2: Michel Dorsman
IRC 1: Gerd-Jan Poortman
ORC 2: Willem Ellemeet (Dutch Champion)
ORC 1: Hugo Gommers (Dutch Champion)

Capturing the Event

Sander van der Borch, the event's signature photographer, was present on the water for all three race days, capturing stunning moments. Photos from the race courses and the award ceremony can be found on our social media channels: www.facebook.com/northsearegatta, twitter.com/northsearegatta, www.instagram.com/northsearegatta

Acknowledgments

We extend our heartfelt thanks to our sponsors, volunteers, and competitors for making the 2024 North Sea Regatta a success. Your support was invaluable. We look forward to welcoming you back next year.

Save the Dates

Vuurschepen Race: May 27, 2025
North Sea Race: May 30, 2025
Inshore Races: June 7-9, 2025

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