May 30–June 4
Scheveningen, The Netherlands
Registration for the 2017 J/22 World Championship at the North Sea Regatta is open. The North Sea Regatta Week 2017 starts with the Vuurschepenrace from Scheveningen to Harwich on Saturday 27 May, followed by the RORC North Sea Race on 30 May. After the offshore races, they continue with three days of inshore racing, starting on Friday 2nd of June. During the North Sea Regatta Week 2017, the J/22 Worlds will also be held in Scheveningen, where racing for the J/22s starts on the 1st of June. The North Sea Regatta is The Hague’s annual sailing festival—the biggest sailing event along the Dutch North Sea Coast. Scheveningen is transformed into the epicenter of competitive sailing. There will be all kinds of boats, with a total of around 1,500 boats heading for the coast of The Hague.