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Registration for X-Yachts Gold Cup 2021 Opens This Sunday

13th November 2020
Racing at the 2019 X-Yachts Gold Cup at the yacht brand’s HQ in Haderslev Racing at the 2019 X-Yachts Gold Cup at the yacht brand’s HQ in Haderslev Credit: Frederik Sivertsen/X-Yachts

Registration for the X-Yachts Gold Cup in Aarhus next summer opens this Sunday 15 November.

As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the event will be held from 21–23 May 2021 — and in close cooperation with Aarhus International Sailing Centre.

The event will feature a family class for those who enjoy distance sailing, and a sports class for those who are more racing-oriented.

For boaters with an X-model over 50 feet, there will also be a special class for this version — as well as a new double-handed class that will be introduced during the weekend.

“We have big expectations for this event,” X-Yachts chief executive Kræn Brinck Nielsen says.

“Our cooperation with Sailing Aarhus works fantastic and we are working with the same overall purpose — to organise an unforgettable event where racing and social aspects go hand in hand in fine balance.”

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Sailing Aarhus chief Jon Koch Hansen also looks forward to the coming months: “It will be very interesting to follow the number of registrations for the event during the coming two-and-a-half months where we operate with an early bird price concept.

“In 2019, when X-Yachts held their latest Gold Cup, they had to create waiting lists more than six months before the event. We hope for the same registration success for 2021.”

Registration for the X-Yachts Gold Cup opens this Sunday on the Sailing Aarhus website, and find out more about the event on the X-Yachts website HERE.

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