Setting the course for 2021

As we found ourselves in unprecedented times in 2020, we rounded up a restricted, yet unforgettable sailing season. But as we head into the final few weeks of 2020, it is with relentless optimism that we look forward to rebooting with the announcement of the 2021 agenda!

The traditional – and 11th ! – Garda Regatta Training is first up on the agenda March 18-21. The perfect occasion to get back into trimming and maneuvering under supervision of sailing pro Christian ‘Blumi’ Scherrer and Stephan Eder. The training in Riva del Garda is open for fully or partly crewed entries, with or without an own boat. blu26 habitués and newcomers are welcome!  

As the training in Garda ends with a short regatta, the first blu26 Cup appears at the horizon. Travelling back north, we will make a halt in Lugano. After the blu26 class’ first visit in 2019, Circolo Velico Lago di Lugano is looking forward to welcoming the blu26 family again April 10-11. Of course, there is no blu26 season without a stopover at the modern Yacht Club Zug. Mark your agenda for a great sailing event 8-9 May at beautiful lake Zug. To close the first half of the year, we invite you to join us in Middelfart, Denmark, May 22-24 for the blu26 European Open hosted by GoSail. Let’s travel North for an unforgettable sailing experience with a taste of “hygge”.

After the summer break it’s time to meet again in the wind-rich territory in Engadin, August 20-22. This time, we will extend this event across three sailing days to cherish the Maloya wind and fantastic sailing in St. Moritz. The boats are on site! Travel light and join the blu26 Cup with your team. Teams qualify for participation, given they have joined at least one of the four preceding events of the season. 

For many, the season’s highlight may be Tegernsee. The charming Alpine Lake with great thermals and the heartfelt Bavarian hospitality around ‘Oktoberfest’ time remain unrivaled again September 18-19. Next and last stop is the blu26 Swiss Championship in Zurich October 1-3, for a premiere at Lake Zurich! The Yacht Club Zurich will ensure a perfect organization and memorable experience! 

After a successful pilot in 2020 with 18 young sailors, the blu26 Rookie Initiative has become a core pillar of the program. The initiative will continue to grow next year, enabling young teams to participate at selected regattas and at an adjunct training. 

Although we may all be facing restrictions to meet all our loved ones this year, we hope you still find ways to enjoy the year-end festivities with your families. In anticipation of a new season of sailing, we thank to all those that were part of the 2020 blu26 events.

Are you keen on becoming member of the blu26 class? Register here. We look forward to having you ‘on board’. And please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are looking to join a team or need a boat for a particular event.

 

BLU26 PROGRAM 2021

Get ready
18-21 März  Regattatraining & Riva del Garda
 
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10-11 April  blu26 Cup Lugano
 
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8-9 Mai  blu26 Cup Zug
 
Go North
22-24 Mai  blu26 Race Middelfart DK | European Open
 
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20-22 August  blu26 Cup St.Moritz
 
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18-19 September  blu26 Cup Bayern
 
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1-3 Oktober  blu26 Swiss Championship Zürich
 
 

Author: Céline Zuber

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