As the tradition has it, there will be an interesting lecture on Saturday evening at the Open Yard weekend 24 August 2019. The lecture is arranged by Hallberg-Rassy and will be held in English by Laura Braive and Marco Thyssen.
Now also Ellös Pizzeria has the rights to serve alcoholic beverages. As you can see by the picture, there is a wide selection in the bar. The serving place is located at Ellös crossroads and serves nice tasting pizzas, salads, burgers and kebabs. In addition to Ellös Pizzeria, there are during the Open Yard days even totally four places serving...
Open Yard invests for the future: The East end dock will be completely renewed and will be finished in time for the 2019 season.
Next door to the Open Yard area is the Sjögården hotel with the business called Verhas. Currently, a major renovation is under way for more than 2,000,000 Euros.
Open Yard 2018 has seen the best sales result ever in the 25 year history for Open Yard. The magazine International Boating Industry made the following report: https://www.ibinews.com/hallberg-rassy-reports-best-ever-open-yard/32652.article
Also the Hallberg-Rassy 340 has been nominated to the honourable title European Yacht of the Year 2019, in the category "Family cruiser". That means that also the Hallberg-Rassy 340 has been ranked as one of the most interesting and promising newcomers of its class.
The second nominated boat for European Yacht of the Year, out of three, exhibited at Open Yard / Öppet Varv, is the Lite XP by Liteboat from France, which has Scandinavian premiere at Open Yard / Öppet Varv.