About & How to

About Malmö / The Venue

Malmö is the 3rd biggest city in Sweden, located in the beautiful county of Skåne!

How to get there

Flight
Copenhagen airport connects to all continents and is the easiest way to arrive to Malmö. With is location, only 20min by fast train from Copenhagen airport, you cross the Öresund bridge over the Sound, and you arrive in Malmö, Sweden. Just a few kilometers from the race village!

Malmö also have an airport, mainly for domestic flights, but some European destinations is also available. The airport is located 30km from Malmö city, and is accessible with airport coaches.

Copenhagen Airport: https://www.cph.dk/en/
Malmö airport: https://www.swedavia.com/malmo/?_ga=1.57893674.144743729.1453192909

Train/Bus
Malmö Central is well connected with International trains and busses. Copenhagen also offers a variety of connections, and with the fast train you reach Malmö in only 30min.

Bus: http://www.eurolines.com/en/
Train: www.sj.se

Car
Malmö is easy accessible with its location in the very south of Sweden. Ferry lines from Germany to Trelleborg and Ystad is just round the corner. Another way to access Malmö by car is via Denmark, and the connections to Germany via Flensburg, or ferry connections Rodby-Puttgarden. Ps. Don’t forget to reserve your ticket in advance, as the World Championships runs during the holiday period!

Scandlines: https://www.scandlines.com/
TT-Line: https://www.ttline.com/en/passengers/

Accomendation

MSS (Malmö Sailing Club), has negotiated a good fair for sailors and support staff at Park Inn by Radisson, which is located only 300m from the race Harbor!https://www.parkinn.se/sok-hotell/map#brands=PD&themes=&amenities=&

Price: 755 SEK /night/single room incl. breakfast and 855 SEK for twin room/night incl.breakfast.

The booking for this price can only be done via MSS. Tel: + 46 40 15 44 48 Email: mss@mss.m.se

Other possibilities is of course via Airbnb, hotels.com and others.

 

Arriving & Launching

During June, MSS will send out more detailed information about “how to” and “upon your arrival”.

The MSS club, where registration, launching and measurement will take place, is located in Limhamn: https://www.google.se/maps/@55.5826733,12.9180877,17z

During the World Championship, the fleet of boats attending will be moored in Västra Hamnen: https://www.google.se/maps/dir/55.609513,12.9737382//@55.6100887,12.9738884,16z

The races will take place just outside “Västra Hamnen”, Öresund, “The Sound”, close to the shore line so spectators will have a good view over the race course. During some of the days a speaker will follow the race, and will make the action on the water understandable for spectators, relatives and tourist walking along the dock.

 

Other

During the last weekend of the FAREAST 28R WC, the Malmö festival begins. Right in the heart of the city you will experience everything from ground breaking art, music and culture to a variety of food that reflects the intercultural vibes and people of Malmo. With 1,4 million visits every year we’re the largest festival in a city environment in Scandinavia. Everyone is welcome and almost everything is completely free! http://malmofestivalen.se/

About Malmö: http://www.malmotown.com/en/
MSS: http://www.mss.m.se/English/

Some weather sites:
www.smhi.se
www.klart.se
www.yr.no
www.dmi.dk

 

 

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