A vivid interest has risen in the J24 European Championship 2017: up to now 41 units from 8 nations entered the event. Most of the competitors are from Germany, but there are teams from Sweden, Greece, The Netherlands, England, Italy, Hungary and even from the United States. The organizers are excited to prepare with an experienced and professional team and with interesting social programs for the 10 race championship. Those who are still hesitant to enter the European Championship should be convinced by Hungarian wines, gastronomy and the warm and beautiful water of Lake Balaton. The forthcoming registration period is over by the 24th of August, up to this date the basic EUR500 fee is applicable!
The EC is for sure of a high standard: among the entrees, there is last year’s World Champion German Team JJOne, the almost entire German fleet – with 2008 J24 EC Champion Peer Kock – Stefan Karsunke with Süllberg and from Sweden the experienced Per Hakan Person with Front Runner. We are also looking forward to see compete the Greek EVNIKI, US Champion Keith Whittemore with FURIO and Farkas Litkeiy with his Italian team. Litkey is a multiple Hungarian Champion, Olympic competitor, who won the Italian Winter Championship this year. He won the biggest European lake round regatta “Kékszalag+ (Blue Ribbon) 13 times so far, he is a Soling European Champion (2017, Lake Garda) and just last week he won the Asso99 Hungarian Championship.
Main sponsor AUDI is assisting even already at the registration and the assessment, SLAM the official clothes line sponsor is ready to launch a special collection just for the European Championship, International provides a high-quality boat care package for every boat and Julius Meinl awaits the competitors with delicious coffee every morning.