Finish Volvo Ocean Race



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The race to end all races is coming to Holland once again! After the successful stopover in 2015, The Hague will host the finish of the Volvo Ocean Race 2017/2018 edition in 2018.

  • Visit the Race Village, where the ships can cross the finish line at any minute.
  • Experience the in-port race on 30 June.
  • Enjoy the atmosphere and entertainment.

Finish Volvo Ocean Race in The Hague

In June 2018, the world’s longest and toughest sailing race will finish in Holland. After 46,000 nautical miles (over 85,000 kilometers!) The Hague is the ultimate destination for sailors and water sports enthusiasts!

The finish is expected to be an unforgettable moment in sporting history. The Netherlands, and The Hague in particular, are proud to organize the Volvo Ocean Race Finish for the first time. Sailing enthusiasts from around the world follow every kilometer of the race. In Holland, you will have the opportunity to come closer to the ships and sailors than ever when they cross the finish line and tie up their ships in the harbor of Scheveningen after an intense battle played out over nine months.

For nine days, everything in the harbor of Scheveningen will revolve around sailing and water sports. There will be plenty of entertainment. You will be able to participate in countless water sports activities or watch sailing races in different classes. The finish will be marked by fantastic festivities for every age. Sailing fanatics, sports lovers and families will be welcome throughout the week. Access is free of charge every day.

Race Village

The finish of the Volvo Ocean Race is a huge event for sailors but especially by sailors. Sailing enthusiasts who have followed the race for months will be able to see the ships up close and meet their heroes in the Race Village.

There is plenty to do for young and old in the Race Village, so bring your friends or family! The Optimist EC will also be sailed during the finish week in Scheveningen. Youthful sailors battle for the title of Optimist European Champion. The races can be followed from the beach.

Spending the night in Scheveningen

Are you searching for a hip design hotel, a romantic bed & breakfast, or a pleasant holiday home for your family? Scheveningen has suitable accommodations for every taste and budget. Check out the comprehensive selection and book your perfect holiday here!

Editors’ tip

Don’t forget to bring your camera, as well as paper and a pen. This is the perfect moment for real fans to collect signatures or take a photo with their heroes.

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