In July 2018 Aarhus opened its gates and said welcome to sailors from over 100 nations, fans of sailing from all over the world, and spectators for the maritime public festival of the century. The Sailing World Championships was under the patronage of H.R.H. Crown Prince Frederik, and was one of the greatest sporting events ever hosted in Denmark. The athletes was not only to be competing for the Worlds medals, but also for qualification for the Olympics in Tokyo 2020.
Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 mark a return to the sea. The event will be held at Aarhus Ø, right where the Vikings founded Aarhus back in the day. Aarhus Bay will be the gathering point for thousands of people, and for the best sailors of the world, in a timeless battle against the wind, the waves and the competitors.
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