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12 March 2024

Yacht Racing Forum Sets Sail for Amsterdam on November 20-22

The worlds’ leading conference dedicated to the sport of sailing is delighted to announce the official launch of its 14th edition. The event will take place alongside METSTRADE and will gather the finest minds and talents in the yachting industry for three days of intense discussions, networking opportunities and strategic collaborations. March 12, 2024 –…

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5 September 2023

Yacht Racing Forum 2024, 2025 and 2026 to take place in Amsterdam alongside METSTRADE

After thirteen successful editions, the Yacht Racing Forum today announces a new format and concept for the future. From 2024, the event will be held alongside METSTRADE Amsterdam, the world’s leading maritime industry trade fair. “This is great news for the Yacht Racing Forum, which will welcome a wider audience and strengthen its role as…

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22 November 2022

The yacht racing industry gathered in Malta for two days of networking and business

250 delegates from 23 nationalities representing the sports’ leading corporations and events attended the Yacht Racing Forum in Malta for two days of conferences, presentations, networking and business. What is the state of our sport following two years of disruption? How can its status, visibility and commercial attractiveness be improved? What will be the future…

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4 July 2022

Yacht Racing Forum 2022 to be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Malta

The international yacht racing community will meet in Malta on November 21 – 22 for two days of networking, business and an exciting social calendar. Members of the yacht racing community and sailing industry from all over the world can look forward to an exceptional edition of the Yacht Racing Forum at the Hotel Intercontinental on November 21-22 in…

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18 May 2022

Yacht Racing Forum announces partnership with World Sailing

The Yacht Racing Forum announces a partnership with World Sailing which will be actively involved in the thirteenth edition of the conference in Malta on 21-22 November. “We are delighted to welcome World Sailing as an official partner and look forward to strengthening our ties with the sport’s governing body”, says Bernard Schopfer, the event’s…

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6 April 2022

The sports’ leading personalities from all over the world

More than 50 speakers have already confirmed their participation. They come from all over the world and represent the sports’ leading brands, sailing events, venues and teams. They include business promoters, athletes, marketing experts, designers, engineers and boat builders involved in both elite sport and mainstream events.

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18 August 2021

Next Yacht Racing Forum to take place in Malta on November 21-22, 2022

This will be an exceptional event, bringing together the key players from all sectors of competitive sailing for two days of networking, business and an exciting social calendar. Members of the yacht racing community and sailing industry from all over the world can look forward to an exceptional edition of the Yacht Racing Forum on November 21-22,…

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17 September 2020

Yacht Racing Forum postponed to 2021

We announce, with great sadness, the postponement of the Yacht Racing Forum to November 2021.  We have believed in it to the end and worked tirelessly to create a high quality event. But recent developments related to the Covid 19 pandemic, travel difficulties and other quarantine measures have forced us to make this difficult decision. …

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2 April 2020


The Yacht Racing Forum organising team is following the current global situation with great attention, and extends its sincerest thoughts to those directly affected by the pandemic. We hope that the situation will stabilize as soon as possible and we are not considering postponing the event for the time being. Should this be the case, confirmed…

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5 February 2020

Yacht Racing Forum 2020 destined for Portsmouth Harbour, United Kingdom

The Yacht Racing Forum will take place for the first time in the United Kingdom, on 23 – 24 November 2020. The event will be based around Portsmouth Harbour, with the main conference taking place in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard’s Action Stations and Boathouse 7. As the leading annual conference for the business of sailing and…

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