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Method of Calculation

The World Sailing Rankings for Olympic Classes are administered by World Sailing. Every year in November the World Sailing Rankings Sub-Committee meet to review the method of calculation of the Rankings and to grade events to be included in the Rankings.

Each competitor counts their best 6 results over the previous 12 Months. They may however include the two previous annual World Championship results. The time period is calculated on a rolling basis from the date that rankings were published.

Of those six results, a competitor may count a maximum of 3 results from the World Cup.

Regattas meeting the criteria are awarded a grade by the Sail Rankings Sub-committee. The grades are either a 200-point event, 100-point event or a 50-point event. The World Cup rounds, Sailing World Championships and Olympic Class World Championships are typically 200-point events. Olympic Class World Championships (not compliant with 200-point criteria), continental championships (not held as part of a 200-point event) and other major international events using Olympic equipment are 100-point events.

Complete information about the Criteria for Ranked Events is defined in Regulation 27.1.

100% of competitors at a regatta receive ranking points with first place receiving 200, 100 or 50 points depending on the grade. The competitor with the highest total from six events is listed first in the rankings and so on.

The Sailing World Rankings are issued approximately nine times a year.

Any errors within the Ranking must be reported to rankings@sailing.org within 48 hours of release. It is the sailors' responsibilty to check their own ranking.

Ranking Points are calculated using the following method

Ranking Points = E(N-P+1)/N

Where

E = Event Rank
N = Number of Entries
P = Position in regatta

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Upcoming Events
  • 200
  • 100
  • 50
  • World
  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Upcoming 200-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
5 Mar 2021470 World ChampionshipsVilamouraPOR
7 Mar 2021ILCA Laser Radial Women's World ChampionshipHouston Yacht ClubUSA
4 May 2021Finn Gold Cup PortoPOR
23 May 2021RS:X Windsurfing World ChampionshipsQinhuangdaoCHN
9 Sep 2021ILCA Laser Standard Men's World ChampionshipBarcelonaESP
16 Nov 202149er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World ChampionshipsAl-Mussanah Sports CityOMA

Upcoming 100-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
9 Dec 2020Sail Sydney Woollahra Sailing ClubAUS
16 Jan 2021Sail Melbourne MelbourneAUS
14 Feb 2021ASAF Asian Sailing Championships bu Dhabi Sailing & Yacht ClubUAE
7 Mar 20212021 RS:X European Championships & Open Trophy and RS:X Youth World & European ChampionshipsVilamouraPOR
26 Mar 2021Trofeo S.A.R Princesa Sofia PALMA DE MALLORCAESP
30 Apr 2021470 European ChampionshipsHyeresFRA
2 Jun 2021Medemblik RegattaMedemblikNED
8 Jun 2021World is One Enoshima Sailing Cup 2021Enoshima Yacht HorbourJPN
3 Jul 2021470 Junior World Championships SanremoITA
5 Jul 202149er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 Junior World Championships 2021GdyniaPOL

Upcoming 50-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
30 Nov 2020VIII Copa Brasil de VelaMarina de Gloria, Rio de JaneiroBRA
19 Dec 2020Laser Europa Cup - MaltaMellieha BayMLT
28 Dec 2020Laser Europa Cup - CroatiaHvarCRO
15 Jan 2021Caribbean Laser Midwinter RegattaCabareteDOM
11 Feb 2021Comunitat Valenciana Olympic WeekRCN Torrevieja- RCN Valenica - RCR Alicante - CN Javea- ESP
25 Feb 2021Andalusian Olympic Week El Puerto de Santa María, CádizESP
21 May 2021Finn Master World ChampionshipMedemblikNED
27 Aug 2021Finn Master European ChampionshipTihanyHUN

Next 10 World Events

DateNameVenueNation
11 May 2020Argo Group Gold CupRoyal Bermuda Yacht ClubBER
28 Apr 2020Congressional Cup 2020Long Beach, CaliforniaUSA
25 Feb 2020HARKEN 2020 Youth Match Racing World ChampionshipWaitemata Harbour, AucklandNZL
12 Aug 20192019 Youth Match Racing World ChampionshipEkaterinburgRUS
5 Aug 20192019 Women’s Match Racing World ChampionshipLysekilSWE
3 Jul 2019WMRT Finals – GKSS Match Cup SwedenMarstrandSWE

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

DateNameVenueNation
7 Oct 2020Grade 1 Women - Normandie Match Cup 2020 au Havre (First 7.5) *** CANCELLED DUE TO COVIDLe HavreFRA
18 Jun 2020Swinoujscie Match Race - Polish Match TourSwinoujscie - Pomorska BayPOL
25 May 202023rd Match Race Germany 2020LangenargenGER
11 Oct 20192019 China International Women's Match RaceCHN
6 Sep 2019The Thompson CupOyster Bay, New YorkUSA
2 Sep 2019Oakcliff International Oyster Bay, NY, USA
21 Aug 2019Sopot Match RaceSopot, Gdansk Bay (POL)POL
7 Aug 2019Baltic Match Race **Canceled**Tallin, Haven Kakumae marinaEST
3 Jul 2019GKSS Match Cup SwedenMarstrandSWE
25 Jun 2019Midsummer Match CupSkarhamnSWE

Upcoming Grade 5 Events

DateNameVenueNation
4 Jul 20202e Trofeo Match Race del Sebino - Memorial BesenzoniSulzanoITA
28 Mar 2020Academy Cup 2020 - Polish Match TourRybnik LakePOL
13 Mar 2020Zagreb Open Match RaceJarun Lake, ZagrebCRO
1 Feb 2020King of the Darse #2DunkerqueFRA
25 Jan 2020North U San Diego YC ClinigattaSan Diego BayUSA
23 Nov 2019Epreuve match race IDF - FinalMoisson-Lavacourt FRA
16 Nov 2019AEGEAS Yachting Match Race ChampionshipKavalaGRE
26 Oct 2019Campionato Zonale Match Race 2a tappaSalernoITA
19 Oct 20193rd Trofeo Match Race "Compagnia della Vela"SalernoITA
5 Oct 2019GKSS KM Club ChampionshipLangedrag, GothenburgSWE
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