Hempel Family Day enjoys preview of Sailing World Championships

15.08.2017
We held Hempel Family Day at Egå Marina in Aarhus, Denmark last Saturday. 130 people gathered for a picnic and activities by the sea, including watching test races for the Hempel Sailing Word Championships next year.

Hempel Family Day was a chance for our employees based in Denmark and their families to enjoy each other’s company in an informal atmosphere. There were a number of activities for young and old, including kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, windsurfing and exploring the local marine nature with a biologist.

As title sponsor of the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus Denmark 2018, our employees and their families also had to chance to see test races, which are being held to give the event organisers and participants experience for next year. The presence of many different boat classes and some of the world’s top sailors ensured there was a large crowd – and our employees and their families enjoyed a front-row view from specially chartered RIBs (rigid inflatable boats).

Hempel Family Day and the test races were a huge success. We are very much looking forward to the Hempel Sailing World Championships next year – an event that shows our pioneering spirit and how much we cherish cooperation and high performance.

About the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus Denmark 2018

The Hempel Sailing World Championships 2018 is one of the most important sailing events of the year. It is expected to draw nearly 1,500 sailors from 100 countries, as well as 400,000 visitors, making it one of the biggest sailing competitions ever held.

Find out more.

About Hempel

As a world-leading supplier of trusted coating solutions, Hempel is a global company with strong values, working with customers in the protective, marine, decorative, container and yacht industries. Hempel factories, R&D centres and stock points are established in every region.

Across the globe, Hempel’s coatings protect surfaces, structures and equipment. They extend asset lifetimes, reduce maintenance costs and make homes and workplaces safer and more colourful. Hempel was founded in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1915. It is proudly owned by the Hempel Foundation, which ensures a solid economic base for the Hempel Group and supports cultural, social, humanitarian and scientific purposes around the world.

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