Dear Yacht Racing Industry Professional,

We are pleased to share the latest news regarding the upcoming Yacht Racing Forum in Aarhus, Denmark (Nov 27-28).

The conference programme and speakers list are taking shape, whilst new partners and exhibitors have joined us. The 10th edition of the event will undoubtedly be memorable.


New Speakers Just Confirmed:

Thierry Bouvard, sponsorship manager, Banque Populaire
Marcus Baur, managing director, SailTracks, on behalf of SAP
Sarah Allan, lawyer, Bentleys, Stokes and Lowles
Ian Walker, (future) Director of Racing, Royal Yachting Association, UK
Nick Moloney, sailor and businessman
Tony Bishop, Founder of Bart’s Bash
David Raison, SEAir, sailor and naval architect


Other speakers include:

Kim Andersen, President, World Sailing
Yann Penfornis, CEO, Multiplast Carboman
Phil Jenkins, Award winning social media expert
Gary Jobson, Vice President, World Sailing
Ben Remocker, Manager 49er Class Association and International Nacra 17 Association
Hasso Hoffmeister, Senior Principal Engineer; Special & Light Craft, IWV and EC, DNVGL
James Hall, Marketing & Sales Manager, Spinlock
Philippe Guigné, CEO, Virtual Regatta
Andy Hunt, CEO, World Sailing
Keith Lovett, Senior Underwriter, MS Amlin
Alistair Watkins, Managing Director Influence Sports
Rémi Finiel, Forward WIP
To see the list of confirmed speakers, click here.


Conference programme

The Yacht Racing Forum 2017 conference programme is online !

The schedule takes into account feedback from our delegates: the conference still focuses on the sports’ latest developments but also integrates mainstream yacht racing, the promotion of youth sailing, women in the sport and essential information for clubs, classes and event organizers.


Book your stand rapidly !

Fifteen leading sailing brands have already secured exhibition space for the next Yacht Racing Forum. If you want to benefit from this unique opportunity to show your brands and products to a targeted audience, present your event or venue, or simply to have a personalized space to meet your future clients, make sure to book rapidly: the number of stands is limited.

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Registrations & Early Bird Discount

Our Early Bird Discount, valid for the top 80 registrants, will soon expire. Don’t waste any time and save € 100 !

You can also secure your room at the hotel Blu Radisson, with a preferential rate!

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