Thinking big

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Video: With more than 700 boats competing across 10 Olympic fleets and three Paralympic fleets, this year’s Delta Lloyd Regatta is more than twice the size of the previous edition in 2014. Of course, a massive upswing in entries is a nice problem to have, but it is a problem all the same when you are trying to meet the high demands of professional Olympic sailors and their coaches. However, chairman of the organising committee Arjen Rahusen is confident that the sailors will enjoy a good week’s competition. “We did a lot of promotion of the event to the sailors…

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Road to Rio: Andre and Kyra Mirsky have the Olympics in their own town

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Video: MEDEMBLIK, 26th May – The distance between Medemblik and Rio de Janeiro is 9.619,72 kilometers. When you have the Olympics in your backgarden, why visit Medemblik? The couple Andre and Kyra Mirsky compete at the Delta Lloyd Regatta in the Nacra 17. Brasilian trials ,,It’s our dream to compete at the Olympics in our own town. Therefore we have to train as much as possible. In december we have the Brasilian trials. We need to win, otherwise we won’t compete at the Games’’, Kyra Mirsky explains their goal for this year. Andre Mirsky visited the Delta Lloyd Regatta once…

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Arma Verhuur: van waterkokers, terrassen tot chemisch toilet

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Video: Een weekje Delta Lloyd Regatta is niet even wat zeilers het water bij Medemblik opsturen. Er komt véél en véél meer bij kijken om de internationale zeilfamilie het water op te krijgen. Het grootste zeilevenement van Nederland betekent een enorme logistieke operatie, die zonder de hulp van sponsoren niet mogelijk zou zijn. Arma Verhuur speelt daarbij een belangrijke rol. Dranghekken, biertafels, chemisch toilet Het bedrijf, gespecialiseerd in flexibele (horeca)oplossingen voor feesten en evenementen, stuurde twee vrachtwagens vol materiaal naar Medemblik. Een greep uit wat het bedrijf allemaal verzorgt rond de Delta Lloyd Regatta: 100 dranghekken, 90 vlaggenmasten, 60 bierbanken,…

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Day 1 of the Delta Lloyd Regatta – Cool Breeze, Hot Competition

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The first of the 700-plus boats are heading out on to the waters of the IJsselmeer for day one of the Delta Lloyd Regatta. The sun is shining, although for some of the overseas visitors the 14 degrees air temperature is lower than they are used to. Among the 162 entries in the Men’s Laser fleet, some exotic nations are represented. “I have just looked at the weather in Cairo today and it will be 40 degrees,” says Egypt’s Sherif Moustafa, shivering under his woolly hat. “I will be wearing two dry suits out there,” he jokes. “But the wind is…

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Delta Lloyd Regatta is a top sailing event

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The 31th edition of the Delta Lloyd Regatta brings around 700 boats this year to Medemblik. The biggest sailing event in the Netherlands is important for the small town at the IJsselmeer. ,,It has proven its worth for Medemblik and the sailing community’’, says mayor Frank Streng of Medemblik. Opening Regatta on Monday Mayor Streng opened the 31st edition of the Delta Lloyd Regatta on Monday officially. The center of the town had the atmosphere of the year 1482, with people like Finn-sailor Pieter-Jan Postma trying swordfighting. ,,The first edition of the Delta Lloyd Regatta was in 1984, so there’s…

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Over 700 boats are competing in the Delta Lloyd Regatta 2015

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The 31st edition of the Delta Lloyd Regatta is very popular in the sailingworld. Over 700 boats will be in Medemblik on the water from 26th to 30th May. Competitors from 74 different nationalities travelled to the Dutch town to compete the next five days in the ten Olympic and three Paralympic classes. ,,The large number of competitors means that the Delta Lloyd Regatta is a big and good event in the sailing community. Apparently the need for such an international sailing event is there”, chairman Arjen Rahusen of the Organizing Committee told us at the press conference in Medemblik…

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Ground plan for all sailors

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More and more sailors are arriving at Medemblik. But to be sure where you need to depart from next week. Have a look at the map underneath. It’s getting crowded, so be prepared and please follow up the signs from your beachmaster. Thanks to all sailors in advance!

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Welcome to Medemblik!

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Medemblik will once again be the center of attention from 26th to 30th May for the Delta Lloyd Regatta. The 31st edition of this international sailing event that brings several Olympic classes together on the water, takes place with just over a year until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. In addition to the Delta Lloyd Team, many other top sailors will be present. There will be more than 70 different nationalities competing on the Ijsselmeer. The Delta Lloyd Regatta is of great importance to the sailing community. More than 700 boats have already been registered. As such, the 2015 edition…

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Registration Office opened Sunday and Monday

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The Registration Office at the Regatta Center is opened this Sunday and Monday. If you like to pay the registration fee on iste it is possible to do this via visa or cash. Late entries are also welcome for registration. The opening hours are as following: Sunday 24 May: 11.00 – 18.00 hours; Monday 25 May: 10.00 – 18.00 hours. The sailing instructions, race schedule and all other information can be found on the notice board here.

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