Women sailors of all ICOYC Clubs are invited to compete in the Helga Cup Regatta at Norddeutscher Regatta Verein. This premiere event featuring ladies-only competition will be sailed in Hamburg, Germany, September 30-October 3, 2021.
Originally scheduled for June, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the government health regulations and restrictions still in force, as well as unclear travel options, the club and its partners in the event, Sven Jürgensen and the City of Hamburg, decided to postpone the event until autumn of 2021.
The postponement will allow more international teams to participate, drawing more women from the worldwide sailing scene and helping to create a colourful and diverse event. The spirit of the regatta will be one of recovery, providing an opportunity to refuel with the energy, camaraderie and confidence on offer from a ladies-only event.
“Of course, the expectation to implement the Helga Cup would have done us good and the postponement now hurts, but this is better than the other way round,” commented Sven Jürgensen. “The anticipation would have been restrained because the possibility of a cancellation would have lingered. Now, we can really look forward to the event because by October many things should be possible again.”
The entry fee will be refunded if the Helga Cup is cancelled. We very much look forward to a golden autumn and a gorgeous Helga Cup 2021 and we are confident that by that time conditions will have improved and we will be able to organize and host this fantastic ladies only regatta. Be part of the action and register your team for participation now! We look forward to welcoming you and your team at the NRV Clubhouse in Hamburg.