Vision for ÅF Offshore Race
Together, the Royal Swedish Yacht Club, City of Stockholm, ÅF and our partners organize the largest annual event in Stockholm, with a high environmental profile.
Our long-term goals are:
- Showcase the unique city that Stockholm is in
- Create an annual event in the same location
- Create one of the world's most prestigious regattas¨
- Have at least 300 boats with access to the event area
- Use the "green" the values of the sport of sailing to promote Stockholm as an environmentally friendly city in close proximity to the water
- Create an experience-based events through a vibrant and open area in central Stockholm
- Make sailing into an arena sports
- Make the race publicly available
- Create great media interest, both nationally and internationally
ÅF Offshore Race is a world class sailing festival. Moving the start to the center of Stockholm will open the opportunity to market the city with an internationally recognized competition and large-scale event.