World Championship Splash – Newsletter May 2017

As you all know, the wk logo2017 Splash Worlds & Eurocup Red will be held in Lelystad between July 22 and July 28.  It is also the 30th Splash anniversary. So we are going to turn this into major event and we are going to organise a big birthday party!

This is the first Newsletter with info about the program, the application, where and how to stay, the activities and sponsors. All information can also be found on:

Date: 22 – 28 July Lelystad
Place: Bataviahaven Lelystad

  • Friday: Registration and Opening of the (on site) Splash House
  • Saturday: Registration, Measuring and Practice Race
  • Sunday: 2 races
  • Monday: 3 races
  • Tuesday: 3 racesSplashveld in actie
  • Wednesday: Lay day
  • Thursday: Gold and Silver fleet; 3 races
  • Friday: Gold and Silver fleet: 2 races

Notice of race (NOR). In the  NOR all details can be found.


You can fill in the application form on link
Early Bird registration (reduced price) until May 31st.


There’s a campsite adjacent to the Venue Location. The campsite is for tents, caravans and campers. There will a full service up and running during the venue: toilets and showers. Costs for staying on the campsite:

Tent: 10 Euros p/night
Camper or caravan: 15 Euros p/nightCamping

There’s an application form here via this link. Don’t be deterred by the fact that there’s ‘Travemünde’ somewhere, it is the 2017 Lelystad application form.

You can also moor your ship in Lelystad Haven; a special jetty will reserved for participants’ mother ships. Contact the Harbourmaster for a mooring place: or 06-51177049

(Provisional) Activity Program

  • Friday:                      Opening of the Splash House with music
  • Sat & Sunday:          Optimist on Tour – event
    Royal Navy Simulator
    Prize Ceremony for the day’s event (returning event)
  • Monday:                    Film
  • Tuesday:                   BBQ for all participants, Crazy Piano music night and a DJ
  • Wednesday:              Lay day
  • Thursday:                  Presentation about sailing by a famous guest
  • Friday:                       Pasta Buffet, Closing and Farewell Party for members, former members, and parents and all
    other attendees.

The sponsors:WK Sponsors