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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.

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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  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Upcoming 200-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
22 Sep 2019RS:X Windsurfing World ChampionshipsTorbole, Lake GardaITA
29 Nov 201949er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World ChampionshipsAucklandNZL
1 Dec 20192019 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 World ChampionshipRoyal Akarana Yacht ClubNZL
13 Dec 2019Finn Gold CupMelbourneAUS
19 Jan 2020Hempel World Cup Series - Round 2, MiamiMiamiUSA
8 Feb 202049er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World ChampionshipsRoyal Geelong Yacht ClubAUS
9 Feb 2020ILCA Laser Standard Men's World ChampionshipMelbourneAUS
21 Feb 2020ILCA Laser Radial Women World ChampionshipMelbourneAUS
23 Feb 2020RS:X Windsurfing World ChampionshipTakapuna, AucklandNZL
13 Apr 2020Hempel World Cup Series - Round 3, Genoa GenoaITA

Upcoming 50-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
20 Sep 2019CORK Fall RegattaKingston, OntarioCAN
4 Oct 2019KSSS Olympic Class RegattaSaltsjöbaden, StockholmSWE
17 Oct 2019 UAE National Championships Abu DhabiUAE
28 Dec 2019Laser Europa Cup - CroatiaHvarCRO
15 Jan 2020KFC - Langkawi International Regatta PerdanaLangkawiMAS
25 Jun 2020Finn USA National ChampionshipCorpus Christi Yacht Club, Corpus Christi, TXUSA
21 Aug 2020Laser Europa Cup - SerbiaDonji MilanovacSRB

Next 10 World Events

DateNameVenueNation
25 Feb 20202020 Youth Match Racing World ChampionshipWaitemata Harbour, AucklandNZL

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

DateNameVenueNation
28 Apr 2020Congressional Cup 2020Long Beach, CaliforniaUSA

Upcoming Grade 2 Events

DateNameVenueNation
20 Sep 2019Polish Open Match Racing ChampionshipLake Dabie, SzczecinPOL
2 Oct 20192019 New Zealand Match Racing ChampionshipsWaitemata HarbourNZL
10 Dec 2019International Bedanne's CupTourville la RiviereFRA
13 Dec 2019The Kingdom Match Race EventZallaqBRN
27 Jan 2020Warren Jones International Youth RegattaRoyal Freshwater Bay Yacht ClubAUS
24 Apr 2020Ficker Cup 2020Long BeachUSA

Upcoming Grade 3 Events

DateNameVenueNation
20 Sep 2019Autumn Sailing Academy CupMoscow Region, Boltino, Yacht Club OreshkaRUS
20 Sep 20192019 Open Dutch Sailing Championship Match RacingMedemblikNED
20 Sep 2019DBS Marina Bay Cup 2019Marina BaySGP
20 Sep 20192019 Australian Match Racing ChampionshipsSandy Bay, TasmaniaAUS
21 Sep 2019Richardson TrophyToronto HarbourCAN
28 Sep 2019Swedish Youth NationalsOskarshamnSWE
30 Sep 2019 Australian Youth Match Racing ChampionshipCruising Yacht Club of Australia, SydneyAUS
3 Oct 2019US Match Racing Championship FinalSan FranciscoUSA
4 Oct 2019Campionato Italiano Match Race Under 23Marina di ravennaITA
5 Oct 2019California Dreamin' SDYCSan Diego BayUSA

Upcoming Grade 4 Events

DateNameVenueNation
21 Sep 2019Clagett/ Oakcliff Match RaceOyster BayUSA
21 Sep 2019David Lukins Memorial Regatta 2019The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht ClubAUS
21 Sep 2019Pequot Challenge Cup Pequot Yacht Club, Southport, ConneticutUSA
4 Oct 2019WHO IS WHO Match RaceMoscow Region, Boltino, Yacht Club OreshkaRUS
5 Oct 2019The Ceilidh Cup Sonar Match Racing Championship incorporating SSS Match Racing ChampionshipsRhu, ScotlandGBR
6 Oct 2019AtSea Spring FallLindingoSWE
12 Oct 2019RYA National Match Racing Qualifier 2QMSCGBR
12 Oct 2019NJK Season Ends Match RaceBjörkholmen, HelsinkiFIN
19 Oct 20192019 RNZYS Youth Training Programme in House #4 (Lion Cup)Waitemata HarbourNZL
30 Nov 2019RYA Moody Decking Schools Match Racing ChampionshipsWPNSAGBR

Upcoming Grade 5 Events

DateNameVenueNation
13 Aug 2019NJK Center Cup Series Autumn Edition Björkholmen, HelsinkiFIN
5 Oct 2019GKSS KM Club ChampionshipLangedrag, GothenburgSWE
19 Oct 20193rd Trofeo Match Race "Compagnia della Vela"SalernoITA
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