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European Laser 4.7 Youth Championships & Trophy 2018

Sailors wishing to enter should wait for the EurILCA complete application form. Total entry for this event will be limited.





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A magnificent kingdom of water around the city of Patras
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how to


From Athens Airport

Take a Bus or Rent a Car, the brand new highway gets you from Athens Airport to Patras in less than 2,5 hours. Otherwise, walk to the Airport Terminal Train station.

by plane

The best way to reach Patra is from the Athens International Airport (Venizelos) ATH, the biggest airport in Greece. Regardless of flight origin, passengers from all incoming flights exit from the Arrivals Level of the Main Terminal Building.

Araxos (Patras) Airport GPA, 40km from the city center hosts mostly charter flights. If teams or groups can arrange a private or charter flight, we can offer the opening of the airport for their flight. Please contact us for further details.

An other option may be the Kalamata Airport KLX  in the city of Kalamata, 280km from Patras, using the new highways.

by car

The fastest way to reach Patra is by car. From the airport to get to Patras by car is 240km in a completely new high way. Take the Attiki Odos Athens by-pass highway towards Elefsina. Toll rates for Attiki Odos.

Continue the to the new constructed highway Olympia Odos towards Patras. Toll rates for Olympia Odos.

You may use our TAKE ME THERE button at the Contact page to navigate to the Venue. 

by train

With 10 daily round-trip routes, modern trains and upgraded services, TRAINOSE connects most of the country’s Prefectures, from Athens international airport Venizelos to Patras.

Use the Suburban Railway System (Proatiakos) from the airport to the Kiato station on the Peloponnese. Once at the Kiato station you take the OSE bus to Patras (due to line upgrading the rail service from Kiato to Patras is temporarily suspended). Notice that the bus service is offered officialy from the railway company, but is not as frequent as the train service.

For online booking and more information, kindly refer to the main TRENOSE link and Suburban’s Railway System link.

For more information on the TRAINOSE InterCity Services, kindly refer to this link.

by bus

Intercity bus service, KTEL (Common Bus Receipts Funds) are specific character transport bus companies that serve all public regular road transports of our country. To get to the intercity bus, you need to go to the Kifissos KTEL Bus Station of Athens.

From the airport you may use the X93 express city bus (5euros, 50-60minutes) or take a taxi (about 40euros, 20minutes). At the KTEL station look for the ACHAIA-PATRA teller to buy a ticket (about 19euros). Buses to Patras leave every 30 minutes. The site is only in Greek. This link is via google translate.

From Italy

There are daily ferries from 3 major ports from Italy, Venice, Ancona and Bari that are only 16 to 31 hrs from Patras. SUPERFAST Ferries & ANEK Lines offer 30% discount for the participants. Please contact for details.

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Staying in Patras

In Patras you can choose from a variety of hotels or apartments where you can stay during the days of the Championships. Keep in mind though that these dates is the Easter in Greece, so we already fixed some good rooms and prices for our sailors and their families…

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Iason Athletic Sailing Club

Host of the Event
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European Laser Class Association

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Hellenic Sailing Federation

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World Sailing

Co-organiser of the Event
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Municipality of Patras

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Region of Western Greece

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Hellenic Laser Class Association

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Natonial Radio Television

Official Media Sponsor
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Hertz Rent a car

Official Car Rental


all the events

  • ?/12/2017

    Sailing Camps

    to be announced

    sailing camps that will be organised in the race area
  • 2/1/2018

    Race officer Clinics

    volunteer race officer

    race officer clinics that will be organised for the volunteers
  • 3-6/1/2018

    Test Event

    Sailing Venue

    the big event that will test everything in the organisational aspect
  • 7-14/4/2018

    Youth Championships

    the big event

    Lets rock n roll


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