2023 World Championship RS500 is finally here!

Join us from 24. to 28. July 2023 at Nechranice, Czechia.

Top picks, why to attend:
  • All-inclusive registration fee for favorable price. Early bird price for 6 000 CZK (250 €) per boat, while 7 500 CZK (306 €) after 31.5.2023. Registration is required for motorboats no later than June 8, 2023 (no fees). Unregistered boats may not be used on the dam.

  • We have secured the traditional date for this event as it’s preferred option for most of the RS500 sailors across all countries.

  • Convenient location at Northwest Bohemia at proximity to Germany, easy to get here via highways and main European roads. Not far from Prague airport as well.

  • Charter boats available at price of 995 GBP per boat. Ask Czech RS dealer for availability, contact details bellow.

  • Excellent Czech beer and 5 days of fun sailing experience among RS500 international sailors’ community.

More information about the venue:

The Nechranice dam

The Nechranice dam is the fifth largest water reservoir in the Czech Republic with an area of 1.338 ha (46 m deep) with the longest bulk dam in Central Europe (3.280 m). It was built between 1961 and 1968 when 6 villages were flooded during the construction of the reservoir. The dam plays several important roles in the region. It serves as the main water reservoir for nearby powerplant Tušimice, it’s part of the regional flood protection system and finally it’s also popular place for recreation and water sport activities like sailing and fishing.

Yacht Club Nechranice

Yacht Club Nechranice is the oldest club at Nechranice dam area. It’s located on the south shore nearby Vikletice village. Our Club members are actively involved at various types of water sports including windsurfing, kite, wing, yachting and sea yachting at professional or recreational level. We are working closely with the water rescue service. It ensures the necessary safety level for of all participants. Read more ...

Accommodation and related services

We have prepared two options according to your preferences:

a) Directly at Yacht Club Nechranice
For competitors and their companion, there are reserved several areas by the shore of the dam, which are close to the water and in the center of the event main activities. The club has enough space for your campers, caravans, and tents with the possibility of connection to electricity (6A AC circuit). Obviously, there are dedicated and monitored areas for your boat and cart.

The entry fee includes accommodation in the club premises, electricity connections for campers, caravans and tents and parking for your cars, trolleys and motorboats.

b) At Hotel Holiday Centrum
If you like more comfort or a quiet zone, you can use the Holiday Centrum hotel, which is a partner of our club. This hotel is located just 15 minutes walking distance from our club. You will still be able to park your trailer and keep your boat in a dedicated area on the shore as in the previous option.

General contact details

General inquiries or questions:

Main phone contact: 00420 605 555 506 ENG, FR, 00420 605 272 723 CZE

The closest airport is Prague (approx. 1h drive). Rent cars available at airports.

Jiří Himmel

Regatta director

00420 605 555 506 ENG, FR

00420 605 272 723 CZE

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Charter, RS Sailing dealer

00420 602 410 028

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Jan Pour

RS500 Class Secretary

00420 603 211 614

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Yacht Club Nechranice, z.s., Vikletice 47, Chbany 438 01

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