The worlds largest annual offshore race Gotland Runt starts from Stockholm on the 3th of July 2022. Approximately 200 boats will sail from the start in the centre of Stockholm out through the Archipelago to round the island of Gotland and finish in the classic KSSS sailing port of Sandhamn. The course is app. 350 nM, the record is 27 hours 4 minutes and 9 seconds but for the majority it takes almost 3 days and nights.
Gotland Runt is both a Swedish sailing classic for friends and for pleasure as well as a challenge for the very best professional teams from Northern Europe. The first race around Gotland started in 1937, now more that 80 year later the race Gotland Runt is a classic race.
Between 250 and 300 boats with crew start in the middle of the beautiful city of Stockholm. Sailing through the Archipelago to Sandhamn, where the boats sails out on the Baltic. f Gotland Runt has a total length of app. 350 nM which takes 2 – 3 days and nights to sail. All participants sail the same course except the Classic class where boats that sail directly to Visby and back to Sandhamn. The Classic course is 247 nM.
The finish is at Sandhamn where aftersail and prizegiving will take place on the pier outside the classic "Sailors Hotel" where also the Regatta Dinner will be held.