From 12 – 20 July 2018, the Offshore Sailing World Championship was held in The Hague. Offshore racing is performed on different type of yachts between 9 and 20 meters in length.
Clever hi-tech models give each racing yacht a handicap, which are refined year on year. In 2018 it will be even more exciting; the 2 leading handicap systems IRC & ORC have joined forces, efforts and knowledge into 1 combined World Championship Offshore Sailing.
The challenging seawaters of The Hague will host the best 150 racing teams of the world out of 15.000. For over a week a combination of offshore and inshore racing will challenge these boats and teams to determine who are the best in the world.