Events 2019

May 25 - 27

Marstrand Big Boat Race

Marstrand Big Boat Race is a regatta for sailors by sailors. The concept is simple... Two days of intense racing - for both pros and amateurs. Great social events - breakfasts, our famous dock party and the biggest regatta dinner on the west coast. Bring the family - activities for everyone on the beautiful Marstrand island.

June 2 - 3

Herring weekend

A traditional competition between the restaurants in Marstrand on who makes the best pickeld herring. Here you as a visitor sample taste and score all the fantastic herring. Vote for the herring you think is best.

June 16 - 17

Apply Emtunga Cup

Classic race race in Marstrand

July 3 - 6

Junior Cup

Competition is organized by the Swedish Sailing Association in cooperation with Marstrands Sail club and Lerum Sail club. The sailing is determined in the C55: on short courses very close to the land. Participating young people who come from clubs around the country have the opportunity to meet their role models and create new goals with sailing. The goal is for young people to get new skills, learn teamwork, have time to meet other sailors, experience life and have fun in Marstrand.

July 3 - 7

Match Cup Sweden

World Cup in match racing returns to Marstrand 3-7 July. Week 27, thousands of guests come annually to see the world's best match racing sailors when they compete in thrilling duels. Since its inception in 1994, the competition has become a classic part of summer on the west coast and Match Cup Sweden is often referred to as one of the worlds premier sailing events. For the second consecutive year, the competition is determined by state-of-the-art M32 catamarans, and during the week a variety of activities are offered to all visitors. In addition to sailing, there is the possibility of eating good food and taking part in activities that the events sponsors have to offer as well as becoming part of the community formed around the event. GKSS Match Cup Sweden is part of the World Match Racing Tour, which will be finalized in China in November. There is high pressure on guest spots in the harbor during the week and it is a good idea to book a spot asap!

July 8 - 14


Partial competition in the RC44 Championship Tour. Since its inception in 2007, the RC44 Championship Tour has established itself as a key series to compete in the International Racecourse. The tour combines the world of sailing and shops, making it possible for amateur owners to sail high performance monohull yachts with some of the worlds elite sailors on some of the most beautiful and varied sailing locations around the world.

August 4

Marstrands day

Dinghys, included in the Liros Cup.

August 17 - 19

Turn of the century days

on 17-19 August 2018, it will be time again to pull back time to the last century and experience Marstrand seaside resort. Bathing suits, kings, cars, markets, theater shows, star boats, orchestras and much more are in place to turn Marstrand into something magical that was only in the past.

You can follow the event on Facebook for planning, updating and memories, ”Sekelskiftesdagarna på Marstrand”.

Welcome on 17-19 August 2018!

August 23 - 25

Marstrand Boat Show

Marstrand Boat Show August 23 to 25 held the West Coasts largest floating boat show of Sweboat - Marine Industries Association. Welcome to this years boat party!

A floating boat fair at Marstrand will be organized for the first time by Sweboat - Marine Industries Association. This means that large parts of the entire boat industry will be in place to showcase their offerings. Most of the participants have previously exhibited at Open Shipyard at Orust in Ellös or Henån.

There are over 200 motor and sailboats in all sizes, both Swedish and foreign.

There is also a large accessory exhibition with exhibitors of marine products and services.

They also have free trial-on activities such as sailing, rib boat ride, etc. All under the knowledge of instructors.

Marstrand is Swedens sailing metropolis and also a highly appreciated tourist destination for the whole family! You can stroll along the pier and watch the boats, eat plenty of restaurants and outdoor cafes, stay at anywhere from B and B hotel, take a dip in the sea or simply enjoy the marine environment.

Note that there are very limited number of guest harbor spots and it can be difficult to get a spot during the event.

September 1 - 2

SM and NM in 5o5

October 13 - 14

Masters Master

In the championship champion competition, current champions compete for the prestigious title. The competition was premiere in 2006 and the number of participants has since been rising and often reached 40 teams.

December 1 - 2


Do not miss the last sailing of the year. A wonderful event with sailing and, not least, lots of good food at Marstrand's taverns.