On behalf of the Norwegian Knarr Association and the Royal Norwegian Yachtclub we welcome you to Oslo for the 49th International Knarr Championship! The event will take place the first week of August during our prime season in a beautiful city combining fiord ,hills and premier sailing racing. The renowned Royal Norwegian yacht Club will host the event, providing excellent race management and an great venue for the social events the IKCs delivers.
The Norwegian Knarr Association is working to deliver a well-prepared fleet of twenty-five boats equally equipped. Our dedicated volunteers are anxiously preparing for the arrival of our European and American friends and competitors for an week joyful and fun competition with ample time for parties and enjoyment the city of Oslo.
The International Knarr Championship is one of the premier amateur sailing events in the world. Its unique format with daily rotation of boats is the supreme test of skipper and crew. Within the series of races consistent performance matters more than luck or a fortuitous wind shift.