Expected to draw more than 1,500 sailors from up to 100 nations, the Hempel Sailing World Championships 2018 will be one of the biggest and most important sailing events ever held, with more boats, sailors and countries on the starting lines than seen before. Running from 30 July – 12 August 2018 in the Danish maritime city of Aarhus, the Hempel Sailing World Championships will not only be a major event for sailors. While the boats are battling it out on the water, the city of Aarhus will host a huge festival in the harbour, with lots of entertainment and activities for both young and old.
The Worlds in Aarhus will embrace all 10 olympic classes and Kitesurfing as showcase. The competitions will celebrate the worlds best sailors in each class and furthermore enter the qualifications towards The Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020.