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The 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships comes to Aarhus!

Photo: Aarhus 2018

For the first time ever The 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships is in Denmark. Specifically it’s in Aarhus. This gives you a rare opportunity to follow an international sports event live from Aarhus. It starts on the 30th of July and ends on the 12th of August. In this period 1400 sailors from more than 100 nations will visit 'the city of smiles' to race over world championships medals and the possibility to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The event is situated around Aarhus' International Sailing Center - a new building that is part of the new and hip Aarhus Ø. The area invites everyone to join in on a multitude of family-friendly activities. I.e. you can board a "true" pirate-ship, listen to live music, meet vikings or dance tango. All events are shown in their event calendar - but it is garanteed that there will be fun for all ages and interessts and for fans of sailing and those who are curious on the sport.

There are no entrance fees at the venue – also, it is easy to go there by train, shuttle or letbanen. Here you can easily buy food or drinks.

For general information on the event, click here. For information on transportation to The 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships, click here

When: 30th of July-12th of August
Where: Aarhus Ø
Costs: For free

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