The Holland Alumni Network and Schönst Sailing Club/水恩思迪帆船中心(a boating company owned by Erasmus University Rotterdam alumnus Jun), are happy to invite you to join the first Holland Alumni Water Event! On July 20 (2019) the Holland Alumni can join in a boating workshop at Schönst Sailing Club in the beautiful Yixing.
The event will start with speeches about Dutch Water Management.After that, we will get into kayaks to explore Tuan lake. The event is kids proof, so don´t hesitate to invite your children to join in!
Date: July 20
Location: Schönst Sailing Club/水恩思迪帆船中心
Costs: Free of charge
14:00-14:45 Speeches about Chinese / Dutch water managment
15:00-16:30 Kayaking workshop
16:40-17:00 Guest Speaker
17:00-17:30 Drinks and snacks
Guest Speaker: Krijn Van Den Brink
Krijn is a passionate sailor from Holland with nearly 40 years of sailing experience. He started sailing when he was 5 years old with dinghy boats – the optimist and laser. He also sailed with his parents on keel yachts.
At the age of 15, he joined his father and his sailing friends for sailing regattas with keel yachts in Holland. At the age of 18, he used his knowledge gained from racing and designed his ﬁrst 22 feet racing boat together with the designer from Van De Stadt Design. One year later, he started to build the boat all by himself.
Upon the completion of the boat building, he started with inshore racing for both national and international competition with good result.
Later on, he started oﬀshore racing for international regattas with boats ranging from 34-‐43 feet. His sailing courses covered the Netherlands, France, England, Ireland, Norway and Belgium etc. In 2014, Krijn sailed in the China Cup held in Shenzhen, China with LingShui Team from YOMOVO Club.
Over the years, Krijn developed himself as an all-‐round sailor for all the positions of sailing onboard.
His passion for sailing is to get the best out of the boat and the team!
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