Balatonfüred, 19th of March, 2017. – This is a very exciting year for the Balatonfüred Yacht Club which will be the venue of the J/24 European Championship 2017. The organization celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. The Club was founded on 16th of March, 1867 in Balatonfüred. The jubilee year kicked off on 16th of March with a small celebration and will continue throughout 2017 with a number of exciting events scheduled to celebrate this milestone anniversary. Click here to view photos from the event.
BYC was the first sailing club in Hungary, also one of the oldest sailing clubs in Europe and continues to be the most successful and prestigious sailing club in Hungary. The brand new club infrastructure with the most up-to-date sailing environment and experienced team are waiting for the J/24 sailors.
Hungary will host one of the biggest sport events of the world this year (2017 FINA World Championships that is to be held between July 14 and 20.) and Balatonfüred will be in the centre of attention as well. According to the major event several developments have been carried out.