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The Official World Sailing Rankings for Olympic Classes - Criteria for Ranked Events

The Grading Criteria for Ranked Events is defined in Regulation 27.1.

Sailors will only receive ranking points from events that fully comply with the Regulations.

The dates and grading will be confirmed by the WS Executive which will endeavour to avoid conflicting dates and to ensure the Regulations determining how many of each grade of event may take place per contintent for each class.

The following Grades apply:

  • 200-points - Sailing World Cup, Olympic class World Championships, Sailing World Championships;
  • 100-points - Olympic Class World Championships (not-compliant with 200-point criteria), Olympic class Continental Championships and Other major international events using Olympic equipment;
  • 50-points - Olympic Class Continental Championships, other international events using Olympic equipment (not compliant with 100-point criteria).

Additional criteria:

  • The Sailing World Cup Final is a 200 point event (from 2015 onwards)
  • Sailors may count 3 Sailing World Cup 200 point events (i.e. rounds and / or final)
  • Tie breaks should be broken by the rank of the relevant sailors in the last published rankings
  • Regional Games may be included as 100 or 50 point events. The major Continental Regional Games (Pan Am, Asian, All African, European, Oceania) will be 100 pointers, if they exist and if they include sailing.
  • At selected elite events nationality requirements will apply.

Following a Sail Rankings Sub-committee decision at the 2015 Annual Conference, sailors may count their two most recent world championship regattas to their rankings points total.

Sailors will be able to count points from two further 200 points with their remaining tallies coming from 100 or 50 point regattas. No sailors points tally can exceed 1,000 points.

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Upcoming 100-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
16 Jun 2018Kieler WocheKiel-SchilkseeGER
8 Jul 2018European Championship / Progressive Sailing FestivalGdyniaPOL
12 Jul 2018Laser North American ChampionshipLong Beach, CAUSA
17 Aug 2018CORK OCR (Olympic Classes Regatta)KingstonCAN
19 Aug 2018RS:X European & Youth European Championship + Open TrophySopotPOL
29 Sep 2018Shanghai Cup and Asian ChampionshipShanghaiCHN
12 Dec 2018Sail Melbourne MelbourneAUS
21 May 2019Medemblik Regatta (formerly Delta Lloyd Regatta)Medemblik NED

Upcoming 50-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
30 Jun 2018Laser Class U.S. NationalsNorth Galveston Bay, La Porte, TexasUSA
7 Jul 2018Laser Europa Cup - GermanyRostock-WarnemuendeGER
14 Jul 2018Finn Class Iberian ChampioshipVillagarcia de ArousaESP
20 Jul 2018Laser Canadian National ChampionshipSt. Margaret's Bay, Glen Haven, Nova ScotiaCAN
11 Aug 2018Laser Europa Cup - PolandDziwnowPOL
17 Aug 2018Laser Europa Cup - SerbiaDonji MilanovacSRB
7 Sep 2018Laser Europa Cup - AustriaAtterseeAUT
21 Sep 2018CORK Fall RegattaKingstonCAN
28 Sep 201849er & 49erFX Swedish ChampionshipsLångedrag, GöteborgSWE
28 Sep 2018International Finn CupMalcesineITA

Next 10 World Events

DateNameVenueNation
3 Jul 20182018 Youth Match Racing World ChampionshipLake Ledro, TrentinoITA
4 Jul 2018WMT - GKSS Spring Cup SwedenMarstrandSWE
13 Aug 20182018 Women's Match Racing World ChampionshipEkaterinburgRUS
3 Oct 20182018 Sunfish Youth World ChampionshipCarolina Yacht ClubUSA
7 Oct 20182018 Sunfish World ChampionshipCarolina Yacht ClubUSA

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

DateNameVenueNation
25 Jun 20182018 Helsinki Women's MatchHelsinkiFIN
6 Aug 2018Lysekil Women's Match 2017LysekilSWE
8 Aug 2018EUROSAF Match Race - Open European Championship 2018Haven Kakumae Sailing CenterEST
22 Aug 2018Sopot Match RaceGdansk Bay, close to the Molo PierPOL
30 Oct 2018Swiss International Women's Match 2018 AsconaSUI
21 Nov 20182018 Auckland Match Cup Waitemata HarbourNZL
29 Nov 2018Carlos Aguilar Match RaceSt ThomasISV
3 Apr 2019Matchrace Switzerland 2019AsconaSUI
5 Jun 201922nd Match Race Germany 2019 - An event of the Match Race Super LeagueLangenargenGER

Upcoming Grade 2 Events

Upcoming Grade 3 Events

DateNameVenueNation
22 Jun 2018Swinoujscie Match RaceSwinoujscie - Baltic Sea, Swina RiverPOL
3 Jul 2018Darwin International Youth Match Racing ChampionshipsDarwin Sailing ClubAUS
4 Jul 2018GKSS Women's TrophyMarstrandSWE
16 Jul 2018Governor's Cup 2018Pacific Ocean (adjacent to Newport Harbour)USA
28 Jul 2018Oakcliff July Grade 3 New YorkUSA
4 Aug 2018Tallin OpenTallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
15 Aug 2018Aircalin New Caledonia Match Race New Caledona CAL
18 Aug 20182018 New Zealand Match Racing Championships Selection Waitemata HarbourNZL
23 Aug 2018Russian Youth Match Race Championship 2018EkaterinburgRUS
23 Aug 20182018 US Women's Match Racing ChampionshipSt Francis Yacht Club USA

Upcoming Grade 4 Events

DateNameVenueNation
23 Jun 2018RCYC Match Racing Spring RegattaRoyal Canadian YAcht ClubCAN
30 Jun 2018RYA National Match Racing Qualifier 1Royal Southern Yacht ClubGBR
7 Jul 2018Achensee Grand Prix - Austrian Tour 3 Achensee, TirolAUT
19 Jul 2018Summer Match CupRussia, Moscowskaya oblast, Boltino, Yacht club «Oreshka»RUS
21 Jul 2018Captain John Piper Anniversary RegattaCYCA, SydneyAUS
21 Jul 20182018 RNZYS Youth Training Programme in house #2Waitemata HarbourNZL
21 Jul 2018Oakcliff July Grade 4New YorkUSA
21 Jul 2018DMTRA Summer Match 2018MedemblikNED
1 Aug 2018YachtingRus Cup | Jazz & SailKaliningradRUS
4 Aug 2018Club Marine NSW Youth Match Racing ChampionshipCYCA, SydneyAUS

Upcoming Grade 5 Events

DateNameVenueNation
3 Sep 2018Haven Kakumae Sailing Summer Cup 5Tallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
10 Sep 2018Haven Kakumae Sailing Summer Cup 6Tallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
1 Oct 2018Haven Kakumae Sailing Summer Cup 7Tallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
6 Oct 2018GKSS KM Club ChampionshipLangedrag, GothenburgSWE
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