News Update North Sea Regatta Week 2017


We’re getting all excited here about all the magic stuff going on these last two weeks before the North Sea Regatta, it’s really only 14 days before the party gets started! We’ve booked bands & dj’s, we organised farewell dinners and welcome home parties, after sail drinks, polished the trophies, sent out invitations, joined the clean regatta’s program and we’re about to open our own North Sea Regatta shop. We will soon tell you more about the collector’s items you can pre order in the shop, so stay tuned! For now we have some fun & practical information about reservations, live tracking, extra crew, the social program and the North Sea Regatta Sailors Home.

Farewell dinner and welcome home party
If you’re interested in joining the Vuurschepen Farewell dinner (€ 15 p.p.) in Scheveningen but haven’t made a reservation yet, please email to to make sure the organisation has plenty of power food ready on the 27th of May. The same deal is on for the welcome home party with drinks and dinner after the North Sea Race on Wednesday 31 May.
Live tracking Vuurschepen Race
Follow the sailors on their way from Harwich from Scheveningen through the live tracking system on our website at, you can also download the YB tracking app on your iphone and look for Vuurschepen Race.
North Sea Regatta Crew Pool

Looking for extra crew? We still have a few enthusiastic sailors looking for a boat! Check the North Sea Regatta Crew Pool or send us an e-mail and we’ll share your request.


Bring your kids to the Optimist on Tour


On Thursday, Friday and Saturday the Optimist on Tour is in town! Check the schedule on their website and find out how you can register your kids, nieces, nephews, neighbours and their friends for free sailing lessons in Scheveningen.

The social program: drinks, food, parties!


27 May  15.00 – 17.00 Vuurschepen Crew Dinner
29 May Lunch & Vuurschepen Prize giving, lunch payable to Noordzee Club
(Harwich, lunch free for members of Noordzee Club)
31 May  21:00 – 02:00 North Sea Race welcome home party
1 June  15:30 – 17:00  RORC North Sea Race Prize giving
 17:00 – 19:00 After Sail: Drinks & Bytes in the Sailors Bar
 19:30 – 21:30 J22 Class dinner & opening ceremony J22 Worlds
 21:00 – 01:00 Captain Midnight’s Singalong in our Sailors Bar
2 June  17:00 – 19:00 After Sail: Drinks & Bytes in the Sailors Bar
 19:30 – 21:30 Sailors dinner Arabian style
 21:00 – 01:00 Participants’ party in our Sailors bar featuring Macalistair (funk-pop-dance)
3 June  19:30 – 23:00 SB20 Class dinner
 17:00 – 19:00 After Sail: Drinks & Bytes in the Sailors Bar
 19:30 – 21:30 Volunteers appreciation dinner
 21:00 – 01:00 Sailor’s party: Eighties & Nineties Party with DJ
 4 June  17:30 – 19:00 North Sea Regatta awards ceremony & cocktails / snacks

The place to drink and to eat: North Sea Regatta Sailors Home


There’s always this one cosy place where you can find everyone after the race, a place to have dinner and drinks with team mates, other sailors, friends and family. This year this place will be the North Sea Regatta Sailors home in former At Sea, where you can find our Sailors Bar for drinks ands something to eat. You don’t need to buy tickets or coupons for drinks, you can pay for your food and drinks cash or by card.

Get 20% off when you book a room in the famous Kurhaus


Have you ever wanted to stay in the most famous hotel of The Hague, right on Scheveningen beach? When you book a room during the North Sea Regatta this year you get a 20% discount >>

About the North Sea Regatta Week 2017
The North Sea Regatta Week 2017 is going to be a fun and exciting week full of racing. The Vuurschepen Race from Scheveningen to Harwich starts on Saturday 27 May, followed by the RORC North Sea Race back to Scheveningen on 30 May. Three days of North Sea Regatta inshore racing start on Friday 2nd and end on Sunday 4th. In the same week the J22 Worlds will be held in Scheveningen with the first races are scheduled for Thursday, the 1st of June. No racing will take place on with Monday. More information on