Open Yard Weekend 25-27 August 2017

Each year, now for the 24th consecutive year, Hallberg-Rassy hosts an Open Yard for sailing enthusiasts from all over the world. The 2017 event will be held on the weekend of August 25th through 27th. There is no other place in Scandinavia where you will find this many new sailing yachts in the size range 31-64 ft on display in the water and equipment to look at. You are all invited to join us for this interesting weekend. Also other boat builders and relevant boat equipment is invited to join. Hallberg-Rassy organizes this boat show. Application forms for exhibitors will be available shortly on this web page. The Open Yard weekend in 2016 was a big success. There will be very many interesting boats in the water as well as in the work shop to look at. Open Yard in Ellös is Scandinavia's largest boat show for sailing yachts. Here you can read about what is planned for this event. This page will be updated during the year with more information about this weekend which has become so popular. 

Scandinavia's largest boat show for sailing yachts

Between 10.00-18.00 Friday-Saturday and 10.00-16.00 on Sunday the Hallberg-Rassyyachts are shown in the water and many Hallberg-Rassy yachts under construction in different stages in the workshops. You will be able to see many Hallberg-Rassy boats under construction in the work shops. We have invited our competitors to join us and show their boats in the water as well. There will many premieres from several international boatbuilders. To see a list over boats and exhibitors 2016 please click here. The event will be open 10.00-18.00 Friday-Saturday and 10.00-16.00 on Sunday. It will be possible to walk around inside the yard from 14.00 on Friday afternoon. After special appointment, there is limited possibilities for trial sails of different models on Monday the 29th.

Many equipment exhibitors ashore

There will also be many exhibitors of yacht equipment ashore. They will show only relevant products such as engines, sails, rigs, navigation aids and other equipment that may be of interest to you. 

Parking and to see the boats in the water and to tour the yard, is free of charge. 

Lecture at Open Yard Weekend

As the tradition says, there will be an interesting lecture on Saturday evening at the Hallberg-Rassy Open Yard weekend. The lecture will be held in English. Who will be the 2017 lecture holder is yet a secret.  


Application needed for the lecture

The lecture will be held Saturday 26 August 2017 at 19.00 and we will start with dinner, followed by the lecture. As the number of seats to the lecture are limited and dinner with beverage will be served, we request a prepayment of tickets from you. The Saturday night lecture including dinner costs SEK 400 (roughly 42 Euros) per person. Please give us your Visa, Eurocard or Mastercard number, expiry date, CVX2-code (CVX2-code is the three last digits right of the signature on the backside of the card), name, address, mobile phone number, email address and your written agreement for us charging the above mentioned amount. For safety reasons we do not want you to email text with facts about your credit card. Please send either a photo or a scanned hand written letter of the data to For Swedish citizens, please use Swedish Bankgiro 541-2051.

Parking and to see the yard and the boats in the water is free of charge.

Engine installation at Hallberg-Rassy


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