International Events

There is a couple of international events which the NFIA is directly involved in:

Gold Cup

The Gold Cup is considered the ‘unofficial’ World Championship of the Nordic Folkboat Class. It is held every year – in a constant change of countries in charge. 

Statutes of the Cup       

Recommended Race Management Guidelines - updated Mar. 2020

Recommended Guide to set up the GC sailing instructions - Version Mar. 2020

Winner History


Gold Cup 2021

2021: Tallinn / ESTONIA … July 24 to July 29, 2021
          Further information to be retrieved from here:
          https://goldcup2021.folkboot.ee

Gold Cups - further down the road ...

2022: Kiel / Germany … time frame June 18 to
          June 26, 2022

2023: tba

Sessan Cup

The Sessan Cup is considered a team contest consisting of two boats per team from either different countries or different fleets within a country organization.

It is organized on an unregular basis.

The last Sessan Cup was held in April 2014.; organizing club was the "Seglervereinigung 1903" in Berlin - Germany. 

The next event will be organized in the UK in 2022. The 2022 Sessan Cup will be hosted by the Royal Lymington Yacht Club, and will be run alongside the UK National Championship and the Walcon Cup:

September 17 and 18, 2022 – UK Nordic Nationals and Walcon Cup
September 19 to 22, 2022 – Sessan Cup

The website of this event is already available:  https://www.folkboatsessancup.com/