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Frequently Asked Questions

Most questions are answered in the Notice of Race, here are some of the more frequently asked questions

Invitation to the European Championship in Hungary.

Does A Team Need To Qualify To Enter The RS Feva European Championships?

Our championships are open, so there are no qualification requirements to enter and compete in RS Feva Europeans.  For more information, please see the NOR which can be downloaded here! You can find detailed information about the programme, accommodation, charter boats, additional services and the venue on the competition website: www.rsfevaeuropeans.hu

Are Coach Boats Permitted

Coach boats are welcome, a coach boat registration fee is required and can be paid at the time of online registration prior to the event. In order to do our best to keep our events as environmentally friendly as possible, we ask that coaches consider sharing coaching boats whenever possible, if you can offer a spot on your boat, or if a coach or support boat has the capacity to offer a spot to another team, please let us know via email! There is also the possibility to hire a coach boat for the RS Feva Europeans Hungary 2023 races. for more information visit www.rsfevaeuropeans.hu

I Cannot Attend Am I Entitled To A Refund?

The refund policy is clearly stated in the Notice of Race

My Team Names Have Changed Can I Update My Entry?

My Team Names Have Changed Can I Update My Entry? All entry updates can be emailed direct to office@vgye.hu

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Balaton – more than sailing…

Balaton – more than sailing…

Balaton is an outstanding tourism destination in Hungary with a wide range of attractions for families. Our lake is much more than only sailing: it is worth making a family trip to us, incorporating our event.Regional wines and gastronomy will make your stay unforgettable. In summer time, Balaton is a paradise for swimmers, water temperature can be as high as 26°C.

On the few rainy days you can make nice trips to the castles around the lake or just enjoy wine tasting in a vineyard while the kids visit the fantastic zoo in Veszprém, 20 minutes from the shore!We can offer you accommodation in almost every category, from family pensions to 4-star-hotels. Hungarians are famous for their hospitality – come and have a good time!

Where is the Sailing Club?

I Am Not Able To Bring My Own Boat, Will I Be Able To Charter?

RS Sailing Hungary is happy to offer a range of charter boats. Charters must be booked and paid for on entry. The charters are delivered to the location, equipped but without sails. A limited number of boats are available, 2018 club boats. For more information on charter boats, visit www.rsfevaeuropeans.hu.

Will There Be An Opening Ceremony?

Will there be an opening ceremony?

The county opening ceremony will be held in the centre of Balatonfüred, and the race will be opened by the Mayor of Balatonfüred and the President of the Hungarian Sailing Federation. The opening ceremony will take place 20 minutes walk from the harbour where the teams will parade. Get your team kit, flags, face paint and anything else we can find and make sure you are ready to sing, cheer and have fabulous fun to make this the biggest, best and most memorable RS Feva Europeans opening ceremony ever!

You will find information about the opening in the detailed programme: www.rsfevaeuropeans.hu.

When Will The Prize Giving Be?

A frequently asked question that we simply cannot answer. We endeavour to get the prize giving done as soon as we can after racing however we must ensure we wait  for all protest hearings to be done to be sure we get the correct results for our sailors. We will always work as quickly as we can.

Why Is There A Limit On Numbers?

Simply space both on the racecourse and off the water. With Classes seeing growing numbers around the World we are very hopeful that we can reach our maximum of 160 but would hate to turn any sailors away if we do, please be sure to enter early to avoid disappointment.

Balatonfüred, the natural home of Hungarian sailors for more than 150 years

The town Balatonfüred is situated on the Northern shore of Lake Balaton, the largest lake in Central Europe. In the 19th century, the aristocrats of the Austro-Hungarian Empire were aware of the natural beauty of this place. Close to the Tihany peninsula an impressive view of the lake, as well as healing water springs, gave birth to a health resort that has been the centre of the lower town, right by the lake.

The Hungarian nobles were very keen on sailing and they got their yachts built in the Balatonfüred shipyard. So it was natural, that a yacht club would be established here which became the cornerstone of competitive sailing in Hungary.

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