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As a result of a very strong demand, the Open Yard / Öppet Varv marina will be extended to accommodate another 100 yachts for this year's event. In 2017, 105 yachts were on display, in 2018 it will be 205 yachts, thanks to an extending of the marina. Welcome to Open Yard / Öppet Varv, 24-26 August 2017, Ellös, Orust,...

A new restaurant has been opened up in Ellös. The name is Ellös Hamnkrog. It is open all year around and lunch is also served at daytime. Alcoholic beverage is served too. You may read the menu and more at their homepage www.elloshamnkrog.se

The Open Yard boat show was at least an as great success as previous years. Open Yard is Scandinavia's largest sailboat show, with a very wide range of yachting related exhibitors. There have been a lot of visitors, and even more important: every person that visits the Open Yard has got a genuine interest in boats. There is no boat...

Onmar has a shop for yachting hardware, one at the Open Yard boat show, and another identical one at another boat show on the Swedish West Coast with identical opening hours. A comparison is highly interesting. The sales at Open Yard is tripled compared to the sales at the other boat show.

Come and meet Johnie Berntsson at Open Yard. Johnie will be here Saturday 26 August between 10.00 and about 14.00 in the stand from Stenungsunds Segelsällskap, outside the floating pontoon, where you an try sailing in stable Tvåkronan dingies. Johnie's record list includes Swedish gold champion, Nordic gold champion, European gold champion, and...

There will be a Caribbean bar with real palm trees and great music during the Open Yard. On Friday and Saturday evening there is music entertainment. The restaurant is runned by the reputed Kalaskockarna, and is situated in the area of Open Yard.

Sailing club Stenungsunds Segelsällskap will offer free trials with stable Tvåkrona sailing dinghies at the Open Yard/Öppet Varv boat show, Scandinavia's largest sailboat show. If you havn't been sailing before, or like to test this kind of boats, come and take the chance to try sailing.