Sailors ready for the United 4 Sailing Workum

This weekend, May 18th and 19th, in Workum: 500 sailors in 400 boats at the starting line of the United 4 Sailing in Workum. It's the second weekend of racing for this season, a season that started out with stormy conditions. This weekend in Workum the sailors will race for a good spot in the overall scoring. With predicitons of a lighter wind, it's going to be an exciting weekend again. A lot of participants already know the area in [...]
United 4 Sailing - Muiderzand photos

Thankfully we still have the photos!

We've received a lot of photos from the United 4 Muiderzand. We would love to share all those photos with you, check the link underneath, browse through all those great pics and share what you like! Posting on social media? We would love it if you tag or mention us via: @United4sailing. Saturday Photos by Jasper van Staveren, official United 4 Sailing Photographer Photos by Luwe Stroosma, part 1 Photos by Luwe Stroosma, part 2 Photos by Steven Bakker Sunday Photos by Luwe Stroosma, part 1 Photos [...]

More racing on Sunday finishes a challenging first United 4 Sailing

After a challenging first day at the United 4 Sailing in Muiderzand, the forecast for Sunday gave hope. Less wind and fewer showers, but the showers did keep the sailors on shore for an extra hour in the morning. Once all classes were out on the water, the racing kicked in. Principal Race Officier Theo Smits: “We can’t manage the weather, but I’m happy with the number of races we have done this weekend. More than the number of [...]
United 4 Sailing Muiderzand - Jasper van Staveren

Challenging start of the United 4 Sailing in Muiderzand

The United 4 Sailing kicked off the season in stormy conditions. On Saturday May 4, Muiderzand was treated with sunny skies and heavy showers. Strong winds made it challenging on the water, fun challenging for some sailors: ”We were able to control our boat in these winds, but many others did capsize”, says Anne vandenBerghe, sailing in the Nacra 15. Anne sails with Lucas Claeyssens, last year they won the overall United 4 Series. “Today went off with a bad [...]
Windesign partner of United 4 Sailing

Windesign happy to support ‘leading sailing event for the youth’

Windesign is a partner of the United 4 Sailing. They see the sailing event as a leading event for youth sailors, an event for everyone. Partner since 2018, after a great year of supporting the Dutch Youth Regatta. The cooperation of both events provides Windesign with the perfect opportunity to get even closer to the sailors and make them more familiar with their collection. What does Windesign do? "Windesign is a part of Optiparts Marine Equipment. Where we mainly produce parts [...]
Carolijn Brouwer about United 4 Sailing in the Europe Class

“If you can sail in Workum, you can sail everywhere” Carolijn Brouwer about the United 4 Sailing

Carolijn Brouwer. Photo: Rich Edwards/Volvo Ocean Race “When I think off Workum I still see our tent at the campsite and the spot for my boat”, Carolijn Brouwer thinks back on her time in the Europe class. The United 4 Sailing was part of her calendar. During that time, she didn’t even dream of the sailing carrier she has now. Three times participation in the Olympic Games, three times in the Volvo Ocean Race and now at the start of [...]
United 4 Sailing started in 1995 with four organizing classes

Optimist, Laser, 420 and Europe at the beginning of the United 4 Series

The United 4 Sailing started in 1995 as a collaboration between different class organizations in the Netherlands. During several regattas and training weeks, different classes met each other. But they never worked together or kept in contact. The idea was born to organize a series of regattas. Four class organizations united The first edition of the series was open for the Optimist, Laser, 420 and Europe class. Those were the Class Organizations that started to plan the event, with the support [...]

Registration United 4 Sailing 2019 opens December 20th

The United 4 Sailing is organised in The Netherlands since 1995. More then 500 sailors from different countries will battle with each other for four weekends over the year. An inspiring event for young sailors where they can learn from the more experienced sailors. The dates for 2019 have already been published, registration will open December 20th. The United 4 Sailing starts the season in Muiderzand on May 4 and 5. It's been seven years since the regatta is sailed [...]