Euromed 2018 is an international regatta for Optimist and Laser class boats taking place from 19th December till 22nd December 2018.
The event takes place on the waters of Mellieha Bay, a sandy beach set in the north of the island. The race office is Sol Beach Bar & Restaurant which is next to the boat park and offers a bar with terrace offering excellent view of the bay and the racing in the distance.
The accommodation is at the Mellieha Bay Hotel a 3 minute walk away. The hotel is 4-star and provides a wide variety of facilities, with all rooms having a sea view of the race area. Euromed participants have a special Half-Board rate
Tuesday 18th December is the day for the last arrivals, registration and final charter boat allocation. Full charter details, notice of race and other details will be published here soon.
Race Hotel - Mellieha Bay Hotel
The Mellieha Bay Hotel provides 313 rooms, all of which face the racing course and is only 3 minutes walk from the race office, boat park and launching area.
Mellieha Bay Hotel offers two outdoor swimming pools, each with an adjacent kids’ pool, a heated indoor pool, a fitness room, pool tables and table tennis, bowling green, water sports centre and scuba diving school.
For more information about the hotel and its facilities, please see their website
Mellieha Bay Hotel website
Easy 3 minute walk along a private road to the race area
The regatta race office is at Sol Beach Bar & Restaurant. This is a 3 minute walk from the hotel reception without having to go on the main road.
The race office provides a panoramic view of the beach launching area as well as the racing area. The Sol Beach Bar & Restaurant provides drinks and refreshments during the event as well as a hot meal for each sailor immediately they come up from the water.
The northern most part of the sandy beach of Mellieha Bay shall be the designated boat park and launch area. This area of the beach is easily accessible by stairs from the car park or by a vehicle ramp from behind the Sol Beach Bar & Restaurant.
Special Rates for Euromed
The Mellieha Bay Hotel is easily accessible from the island’s main urban areas . For more about this hotel, please check out their website at Mellieha Bay Hotel