ORC DH World Championship 2024


08.06.24 - 16.06.24


Oslo-Tønsberg, NOR



Welcome to sail in Norway!

After the ORC European Championship in Hankø in August 2022, the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club hosts the ORC Double Handed World Championship 2024

The championship will kick off in the vibrant city of Oslo and conclude in the historic coastal town of Tønsberg. The race will be based on the legendary Skaw Racecourse, offering good opportunities for variations and shortening.

⏰Date: June 8th – June 16th
🌍Start: Oslo, Norway
🏁Finish: Tønsberg, Norway

There are several exciting shorthanded regattas in Norway during the same period that you can participate in alongside the DH World Championship. Skagen Race, Oslofjorden Rundt, Two Star, Shetland Race, and Drøbak-Tristein regattas are scheduled in May and June. 

Would you like to participate but unable to transport your boat to Norway? KNS will be happy to assist with chartering options.

KNS also offers boat measurements for 200 euros, allowing you to obtain a valid ORCi Certificate.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information about early arrival, shorthanded regattas, boat measurement or boat rental – regatta@kns.no.

Preliminary Program

Saturday 8th

09:00 – Race Office opens
10:00-18:00 – Measurement (as per pre booked schedule)

Sunday 9th

09:00 – 17:00 – Registration at Race Office
09:00-18:00 – Measurement (as per pre booked schedule)
TBA – Sailors Dinner (possibly Monday) included in the entry fee

Monday 10th

09:00-13:00 – Measurement (as per pre-booked schedule)
TBA – Tune-up Race
TBA – Opening Ceremony followed by the Skippers Meeting

Tuesday 11th

START in Oslo – No earlier than 14:00

Wednesday 12th


Thursday 13th


Friday 14th

FINISH in Tønsberg (The KNS transports all equipment from Oslo to Tønsberg)

Saturday 15th

19:00 – Award ceremony and dinner (included in the entry fee)

Sunday 16th

Packing up and going home

The Royal Norwegian Yacht Club is proud to announce the ORC Double Handed World Championship 2024, coming to Norway! Come and sail with us from Oslo to Tønsberg!
KNS is Norway's largest sailing association and an active regatta organizer. KNS is affiliated with the Norwegian Sailing Association (NSF); among approx 4,500 members, you will find a sizeable junior group, many keen girl sailors, hundreds of tour and ocean race sailors and several of Norway's best regatta sailors. In KNS, you will find community and special interests, depending on your desire.

The Royal Norwegian Yacht Club (KNS) works continuously to ensure that all parts of the organization are as sustainable and climate-friendly as possible.