Hoist the sails! In the week of 2 April, the annual Race of the Classics will take place again.
This year ‘the Race', as it is popularly known, will include a Wageningen team. The team is made up of 22 students who will be sailing the Oban, a 39-metre German lugger.
A total of 500 students take part in the sailing race. The ships sail from the Rotterdam marina towards a Dutch or Belgian harbour. Then, weather permitting, they cross the North Sea to England, returning to finish the race at Ijmuiden.